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10/25/2011
...If your little one uses any of the Neocate products, you’ve probably heard the term “elemental diet.” And if your son or daughter has eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), you’ve probably also heard of an “elimination diet.” These two aren’t always the same, so here’s a quick primer on the two. What is an Elemental Diet? The term “elemental diet” is a historic term that was used to refer to diets where the component nutrients were...
6 Things I wish I knew Before Starting an Elimination Diet for Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
09/13/2016
...to implement the full elimination diet gradually You do not have to run to the grocery immediately following the appointment in which you are told to avoid milk, wheat, and soy (for example) to try to find alternative products. You have time to process that information and figure out how to make it work. It is important to determine what foods your child relies on the most for calories, protein, vitamins and minerals and what...
05/15/2015
...with the steroid. This use of Neocate Nutra was even studied by a medical team and you can read about their published research. As EoE is a chronic condition, management with nutrition is often discussed and preferred by many families over steroids. Here are nutritional management options for EoE: Elemental Diet – A diet consisting almost exclusively of amino acid-based (or elemental) products. Elimination Diets – The removal of allergens from the diet. Tailored Elimination...
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...
10/04/2016
...The 6-food elimination diet has been used for a number of years to help EoE (eosinophilic esophagitis) patients of all ages figure out their trigger foods. Now research suggests the 4-food elimination diet can be an effective option to manage EoE. On the 6-food elimination diet, a person must avoid milk, wheat, soy, egg, peanut, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish. If you count all of those foods, it is actually 8 and not 6,...
11/01/2017
...1. Prepare yourself—take time to get ready! Starting an elimination diet half-way will not benefit your child. It is an all or nothing effort. As a parent, caregiver, or someone who loves a child that requires a special diet, learning that milk and dairy products could potentially cause your child great harm is very stressful. This stress can be multiplied ten-fold if this is the first family member that needs an elimination diet. There...
10/27/2016
...extensive diet history from the parents starting at birth, I learned that she was breastfed and was supplemented with infant formula that was supposed to be “easier to digest.” Mom reported that in the past her daughter had a hard time transitioning off formula onto cow’s milk, so the family decided to use a combination of alternative milks–soy and rice milk. Recently, her diet consisted mainly of rice milk since she preferred its taste. Unfortunately...
06/07/2011
...This is when Baby E was put on reflux medicine and it seemed to help a little bit. Baby E Before Total Elimination Diet Then came the eczema. Baby E was like a snake (but way cuter). He started shedding away his soft newborn baby skin, and angry red baby acne took its place. The doctor said it was completely normal and likely caused by hormones. It was at this point that I started to...
   
 
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