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02/06/2013
...In the world of nutrition, Vitamin D is a hot topic. In recent years, research has shown that Vitamin D plays a major role in health, beyond its known benefit for bone health. Children who do not get enough Vitamin D are at a greater risk for certain health problems, such as asthma and allergies[i]. Severe Vitamin D deficiency can lead to a serious bone disease called Rickets. Recommended Intake In 2010, the Institute...
08/07/2014
...full of useful information. I recommend spending some time exploring all it has to offer and bookmarking it to refer to later. Allergy Free Recipes The Kids with Food Allergies website has created an easy-to-use, searchable recipe database. You can search for recipes that are free of the top 8 allergens and corn. The American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology website has a lot of great information about food allergies, in addition to some...
01/31/2008
...an allergy to soy, remove all soy from his/her diet immediately. A few symptoms of soy allergy are: Acne Asthma Diarrhea Eczema Fever Itching Lethargy Hives Vomiting Wheezing So, if you’re changing your child’s formula because he/she has a milk allergy, the recommended options are formulas whose protein comes from extensively hydrolyzed milk protein or from amino acids. Amino acid-based formulas have been clinically shown to relieve the symptoms of a milk allergy. As always,...
07/31/2015
...Our guest blog today comes from Raquel Durban, a Registered Dietitian specializing in immediate and delayed food allergies in Charlotte, NC. Raquel is a medical advisory board member for the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Connection Team (FAACT) and an active participant in the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI), American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) and International Network for Diet and Nutrition in Allergy (INDANA). We would like to thank Raquel for...
06/03/2014
...Springtime is associated with warming temperatures, blooming flowers, and for those who suffer from seasonal allergies, sneezing, itchy eyes, and runny noses, among other irritating symptoms. In today’s post, we’ll discuss the link between food allergies and seasonal allergies. Children with food allergy are 2-4 times more likely to have other related conditions such as asthma and other allergies, including seasonal allergies. So compared to children without food allergies, food allergic children may have...
09/07/2012
...were age appropriate. Result: The introduction of Neocate Nutra provided extra calories, supported and promoted typical oral motor skill development, provided satisfying feeding opportunities for the caregivers, and reduced the family’s’ stress around growth and mealtimes. By 12 months of age the child was eating full volumes of the Neocate Infant and was continuing on the Neocate Nutra. ~ Christine Graham-Garo Haas A. Feeding Disorder in Food Allergic children. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep(2010) 10:258–264...
04/19/2011
...to see an allergist, especially if your child has symptoms that are making them miserable. Allergists can help by identifying the cause of a seasonal allergy, suggesting ways to minimize symptoms, and prescribing drugs that might help as needed. Check with the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology to locate an allergy center near you. Did you have a tough time telling what was causing your child’s allergy symptoms? – Rob McCandlish, RDN...
04/22/2011
...returning. Pet Allergies: It is especially difficult if someone in the family develops a pet allergy. Pets are often part of the family so getting rid of the allergen is not so easy. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology provides some tips on managing pet allergies in the home. Allergy-Friendly Cleaning Products: Cleaning can be tricky for allergy-sufferers because certain cleaning products can actually make allergies worse. Plus, if you have little ones...
   
 
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