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06/15/2012
...Q: It seems like Nutricia has amino-acid based products that are for children. Can teenagers and adults use Neocate products? A: We get questions about using Neocate for older children, teenagers, and adults pretty often. This is especially common when folks are diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) beyond childhood and an elemental diet is recommended. Here’s what you need to know: Neocate’s tailored nutrition The Neocate products are all designed and tailored for specific...
08/16/2012
...be as tall as other children their age. So, it’s important that children consume enough calcium to develop strong bones. They also need to consume other key nutrients to help them grow normally. But calcium is also important for older children and adults. Consuming enough calcium in adulthood helps us to keep bones strong and prevent fractures later in life. It’s important for lactating moms who avoid dairy as part of a maternal elimination diet...
11/19/2014
...Many parents of children with food allergies and related conditions figure out over time how to explain the condition to others. Do you remember trying to explain your little one’s medical condition to someone for the first time? I remember the first time I tried to explain a rare allergic condition to someone: lots of head-scratching! If it’s hard for us as adults to figure out how to explain complicated medical conditions to other...
05/12/2011
...was okay too, because dietitians who work with children and adults with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) allow these when the patients follow an amino acid-based (or “elemental”) diet. What wasn’t allowed? Anything else! With these rules in mind, I used my approximate calorie needs to design a “meal plan” and dove right in. Day 1 Menu: Morning Snack: Neocate Infant Breakfast: Neocate Infant Lunch: Neocate Infant + artificial lemon-lime flavor Dessert: Neocate Nutra + Neocate Junior,...
Cow Milk Allergy in Babies
08/01/2017
Cow milk, a childhood staple and a key source of vital nutrients, is also the most common food allergen in early life. Like many allergic disorders, researchers and doctors aren’t sure of the exact cause of cow milk allergy or why some infants develop a milk allergy while others do not. Researchers are working to better understand factors that may contribute to cow milk allergy. Cow milk protein allergy is sometimes referred to...
04/19/2011
...folks are allergic to only one or a few types of pollen, whereas others are sensitive to many types of pollen. Symptoms can show up after a move to a new geographic area where the plants, and the pollen, are different. It seems that allergic rhinitis isn’t limited to older children and adults: infants can have it too. Food Allergies Food allergies are a response to the proteins in food. When that food (or even...
04/12/2016
...but what does it really mean? BMI stands for body mass index, and it is a number based on height and weight. It is a way to compare weight to height (or for babies, length). For adults, BMI isn’t perfect, but is used to indicate whether weight is healthy, too high (overweight or obese), or too low (underweight). BMI for adults is a number. For infants and children up to the age of 20, the...
About Neocate
08/02/2017
We are Nutricia, and we believe in the power of nutrition to make a positive and proven difference to health. Our purpose inspires us every day: to pioneer nutritional discoveries that help people of every age live longer, healthier lives. Since 1896 we, at Nutricia, have been creating advanced medical nutrition for our consumers, and those who care for...
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