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Our post today is a special guest blog entry from Nicole Smith. Her blog is Allergicchild.com and she is also the author of the books Allie the Allergic Elephant: A Children’s Story of Peanut Allergies, Cody the Allergic Cow: A Children’s Story of Milk Allergies and Chad the Allergic Chipmunk: A Children’s Story of Nut Allergies. Nicole has also served as Treasurer for the non-profit organization, Kids With Food Allergies, Inc. and is...
11/05/2013
You might have heard that eczema can be a sign of a food allergy or sensitivity in infants. But before we review potential links between food allergies and eczema, let’s go over some basics. What is eczema? It is most often characterized by dry, red, extremely itchy patches on the skin. Eczema is sometimes referred to as “the itch that rashes,” since the itch, when scratched, results in the appearance of the rash....
01/21/2016
...diet and Neocate showed improvement in diarrhea, blood in stool and vomiting in as little as three days in infants and children with diagnosed cow milk allergy. Improvement in gastroesophageal reflux and skin irritations, such as eczema and atopic dermatitis, were reported in 14 days. For children on an elimination diet, it’s important to stick to your doctor or dietitian’s instructions. If you’re trying a maternal elimination diet and still breast-feeding, eat only the foods...
Patient History: A month after Christina and Tim brought their daughter Eva home from the hospital they noticed she had developed a horrible diaper rash. She showed continuous colic like symptoms such as uncontrollable crying and spitting up. Eva cried frantically and was miserable, she was spitting up and in pain that caused her to arch her back. “We couldn’t do anything and felt very helpless,” says Christina. Nutritional Management and Outcome: Eva’s...
Importance of fiber in childhood when it comes to food allergies
04/18/2019
What’s the Importance of Fiber? When you hear the term “essential nutrients,” what comes to mind? Maybe it’s vitamins and minerals, like vitamin D and calcium. Maybe you think of key nutrients like good fats, such as omega-3s, or complete proteins our bodies use to build muscles. But did you consider the importance of fiber? That’s right, fiber is a key nutrient! Let’s review what fiber is, how it’s helpful for health, and...
Chocolate Peppermint Smoothie
Your little ones will love this festive smoothie this holiday season! It is free from the top 8 allergens. Remember using the old-fashioned peppermint sticks as a straw? Try using it with this shake! Check ingredients because brands will vary. Alternatively, you could use candy-striped straws, which you can find at most party...
Traveling with Neocate – Ready, Set, Go!
08/02/2017
When traveling with Neocate, there is always a lot to consider when planning a trip. Where will you go, how will you get there, who will join you in your adventure? Traveling with a food allergy adds yet another caveat to the plan. What will you eat and how much Neocate will you need to bring? Some parents wonder about the best way to bring and travel with Neocate. Some become concerned...
Ken began to develop an itchy, red rash on his face when he was just two months old. The condition had worsened by the time he was four months old. Poor baby Ken was miserable, always crying and rubbing and scratching his face. Since Ken’s parents had actually been through this before with their older son R.J., this time they knew just what to do. “Since his older brother R.J. had the same...
   
 
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