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06/30/2009
...Prior to your outing, write down what needs to be done in case of emergency – this will not only help you but can also serve as a guideline for any other adults onsite who can offer a hand. HAVE FUN! While it’s important to plan for your outing to ensure your child’s safety, summer is about having fun! Remember to bring activities such as coloring books and games so that food is not the...
01/31/2013
...like the total elimination diet still doesn’t completely help, is there still an option to breastfeed? If you are truly committed to breastfeeding, we have heard of moms who drink an elemental formula themselves so that they haven’t got ANY food in their diet that the infant could react to. You can read about my two-day experience of nothing but Neocate here. And two days is nothing: there are many teens and even adults who...
Allergen-Free Mayonnaise
...The following allergen-free mayonnaise recipe was created by Carina Venter, B.Sc. Dietetics, Post Grad Dip in Allergy, PhD, RD. Carina is an Allergy Specialist dietitian dealing with children and adults diagnosed with food allergies, ranging from Food Protein-induced Enterocolitis Syndrome, Eosinophilic Gastro-intestinal diseases, other non-IgE-mediated food allergies and IgE-mediated food allergies. She was inspired to create two mayonnaise recipes that could be suitable for her eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) patients that are following an elemental...
12/08/2009
...regurgitation Back arching Refusal to eat Constant or sudden crying Chronic hiccups Irritability or fussiness If you think that your little one might have GERD, check in with your doctor or a pediatric gastroenterologist. They will probably recommend an infant dose of medications typically used to treat reflux in adults. A hypoallergenic amino acid-based formula can often help babies with GERD, too, because infantile reflux is sometimes caused or made worse by allergies to milk...
09/07/2016
...change for the better is possible. As an Associate in training with the Ellyn Satter Institute, I am a huge fan of Ellyn Satter’s work. Her techniques and recommendations for feeding children (and adults) can encourage food-seeking instead of food avoidance behavior in children with food allergies. The Ellyn Satter Institute (ESI) website is filled with an amazing amount of information to help you on your journey of adjusting how you approach food and feeding...
Allergen-Free Sweet Dipping Sauce
...A slightly sweet dipping sauce that is great for an elemental diet. This allergen-free sweet dipping sauce recipe was developed by Carina Venter, B.Sc. Dietetics, Post Grad Dip in Allergy, PhD, RD and used with permission. Carina is an Allergy Specialist dietitian dealing with children and adults diagnosed with food allergies, ranging from Food Protein-induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES), Eosinophilic Gastro-intestinal diseases (EGIDs), other non-IgE-mediated food allergies and IgE-mediated food allergies. She was inspired to...
How to Explain Food Allergies to Relatives AND Help Them Understand Why They’re Important
09/17/2015
...names on a label that indicate peanuts, unrefined peanut oil, or peanut protein. Give examples. Tell a story of a time your child had a terrible reaction to a certain food in front of you. Adults, especially, learn well with examples. This will help them understand how severe the allergy is, how scary it is to witness and the possibility of dangerous consequences. Prepare them. Tell them what to do if they are caring for...
Back to School With Food Allergies
08/18/2016
Summer is winding down, and it’s time to start helping your children prepare for their return to class and food allergy. Your school might have sent school supply lists, teacher assignments, and schedule for school nights. Now, it’s time to create your own food allergy checklist. Whether your child is returning to the classroom or attending for the first time, here are some things to help make sure they have a successful,...
   
 
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