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10/04/2016
...agree that this is huge news. Beware of the potential nutritional pitfalls so this diet can still be balanced and healthy. Nutrients and the 4-food elimination diet While avoiding milk and dairy products, the nutrients at the greatest risk for deficiency are calcium, vitamin D, phosphorus, vitamin B12, riboflavin, and niacin. Some alternative food sources of these nutrients include spinach, collard greens, kale (think dark, leafy green vegetables), oatmeal (as long as it has not...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
09/25/2017
Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is a condition typically caused by food allergies. (It is sometimes referred to as eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders or EGIDs). Eosinophilic esophagitis causes inflammation of the esophagus due to a build-up of eosinophils, a type of blood cell. Symptoms can be painful, and may include trouble swallowing, nausea, regurgitation, heartburn, abdominal or chest pain and weight loss. Read on to learn more about EoE and how Neocate can...
11/01/2017
...balanced enough for a child as a sole source of nutrition. Do not rely on these milk the same way you would on cow’s milk and dairy products. Work with a registered dietitian to determine your baby’s nutrition needs. A registered dietitian can determine how food and supplements can work together to meet those demands. Remember to see a dietitian regularly since the needs of young children can change quite quickly as they grow. Our...
09/07/2016
...in order for it to be a healthy, well-balanced diet. If you find yourself in a situation where your child only wants to eat five foods (for example), consider adding a hypoallergenic supplement to fill the holes while variety is worked back into the diet. This is important to ensure that your child is getting all of the vitamins and minerals, protein, and calories they need to maintain a healthy immune system and grow. All...
05/12/2011
...had diarrhea or constipation, or really felt any different than I usually do. I didn’t have any big swings in hunger or fullness, and it was nice not worrying about whether or not I was getting a balanced diet: Neocate took care of that for me. Sometimes a gradual start or a formula with prebiotics are beneficial. Ask your child’s healthcare team about using Neocate Junior, which has added prebiotic fiber to help support gut...
08/16/2012
...If you or your child is dealing with a food allergy, than you are probably managing it with an elimination diet. “Elimination diet” describes when you avoid one or more foods, often because of food allergies. We have written about elimination diets in the past and have also shared a YouTube video to explain what an elimination diet is. Today I want to dive deeper into elimination diets. We’re going to use cow milk...
Importance of fiber in childhood when it comes to food allergies
04/18/2019
...to the diet, which may help us feel full, aid digestion and lessen the likelihood of constipation. All of these functions increase the importance of Fiber? While fiber on its own has no nutritional value, it still impacts health. Because a lot of fiber comes from foods we should consume – fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains, etc. – it can be hard to tease out exact benefits. However, consuming a balanced diet that includes certain...
06/15/2012
...source of those nutrients. For instance, many of them consume it with their meals in place of cow milk to ensure a more balanced diet. Neocate Splash and Neocate Junior are often used this way with elimination diets, such as the six-food elimination diet. Neocate products can be useful as supplemental nutrition for folks of all ages. Can Neocate products be a “sole-source” of nutrition beyond childhood? Using a product “sole source” means that a...
     
 
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