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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...
Elimination Diet for Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE): Things I wish I knew Before Starting
09/13/2016
...Elimination Diet for Eosinophilic Esophagitis, is written by our guest blogger Alexia Beauregard. Alexia is a food allergy specialist dietitian who also specializes in eating and feeding disturbances and is based in Greenville, South Carolina. She loves working with food allergy families to help make food fun again. Alexia believes that eating should be one of the basic joys in life and wants everyone to be able to enjoy whatever foods they can. Start...
10/27/2016
...Restricted Diet a cautionary tale A restricted diet is a question i get a lot. I met a family a short time ago after their allergist referred them to me. The little girl was having issues with eczema, generalized rashes, nasal congestion, some sinus infections, and occasional upper respiratory infections. The allergist had conducted blood work and skin prick testing to determine food allergy to explain her symptoms. The allergist told me that...
10/04/2016
...The 4-food elimination diet vs 6-food elimination diet The 4-food elimination diet is a new concept. 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. 6-food elimination diet On the 6-food elimination diet, a person must avoid milk, wheat, soy, egg, peanut,...
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...
11/01/2017
...1. Prepare yourself for a milk elimination diet—take time to get ready! Starting an elimination diet half-way will not benefit your child. It is an all or nothing effort. Prepare to start a milk elimination diet. For parents, caregivers, or someone with a child requiring a special diet, learning milk and dairy products could cause significant harm to a child is stressful. This stress can be multiplied ten-fold if this is the first family...
09/07/2016
...Feeding a child on a restrictive diet. Tips and tricks Feeding a child on a restrictive diet is complicated and stressful for any family. Add feeding a child on a restrictive diet and it is enough to make any parent crazy. Why do kids sometimes refuse to eat? What is the reason why they stop eating foods they love? Why do they eat one thing one day and then the very next day decide...
   
 
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