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FPIES: Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome
09/25/2017
Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome typically affects infants and young children. It is also called FPIES – pronounced like the letter “F” followed by the word “pies.” FPIES is a rare type of food allergy that affects the digestive tract. Symptoms show up a few hours after eating. The hallmark symptom is severe vomiting. There can also be diarrhea, lethargy, dehydration, low blood pressure, and low body temperature. Milk, soy, rice, and oats are...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis Symptoms & Signs
03/31/2022
...Symptoms of EoE can vary depending on how old a person is. In young children, it can look like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) with feeding disorders and poor growth. While EoE and GERD can exist at the same time, they are different. For teenagers and adults with EoE, the main symptoms are more likely to be chest pain and trouble swallowing foods. EoE symptoms can flare up. For example, some people with EoE have...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis | What is EoE?
09/25/2017
Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is a condition typically caused by food allergies. Allergens like the proteins in cow milk and wheat may be the culprits. EoE is sometimes called an eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorder (EGID). Eosinophilic esophagitis causes inflammation of the esophagus, the tube that connects your mouth to your stomach. This is due to a build-up of eosinophils, a type of white blood cell. Symptoms can be painful and may include trouble swallowing,...
...A powdered vitamin and mineral mix designed to help meet the micronutrient needs of older children and adults. One 7 gram packet is designed to meet the majority of the daily recommended intakes of vitamins and minerals for individuals 11 years and older.   Phlexy-Vits is specially formulated for the dietary management of conditions with restrictive therapeutic diets. Good to Know Made in a dairy protein-free facility No artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners   Use...
Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES)
10/28/2021
Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome typically affects infants and young children. It is also called FPIES – pronounced like the letter “F” followed by the word “pies.” FPIES is a rare type of food allergy that affects the digestive tract. Symptoms show up a few hours after eating. The hallmark symptom is severe vomiting. There can also be diarrhea, lethargy, dehydration, low blood pressure, and low body temperature. Milk, soy, rice, and oats are...
EoE Diet & Management
04/04/2022
There is currently no cure for EoE. However, there are ways to manage it, alone or in combination. Talk with your healthcare team about which may work well for you. Please remember, nutritional therapy must be under the direction and supervision of a healthcare...
Importance of fiber in childhood when it comes to food allergies
04/18/2019
...Much Fiber Do We Need? It’s tough to say how much fiber is the right amount to consume on a daily basis. That’s because “fiber” includes so many different compounds and comes from so many sources. However, zero fiber is definitely not enough! The goals for the amounts of fiber we should eat daily – outlined by the Institute of Medicine – are based on health outcomes in adults. The main factor in the intake...
The Gut Microbiota and Its Link With Food Allergies
01/18/2018
...gut microbes go after what’s left. But every microbe prefers specific foods. When the food that a given microbe likes are available, that microbe grows, thrives and is present in high numbers. When that microbe’s preferred food isn’t around, the microbe may be in our gut in low numbers. Many “good” microbes grow best on various fibers, whereas other microbes might grow well on fat or protein compounds. For adults, eating a diet rich in...
   
 
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