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06/21/2012
...may be tempted to try out a gluten free diet. However, it is important to ask your doctor for celiac disease testing before going on a gluten free diet. If you have celiac disease the treatment requires strict adherence to a gluten free diet, while those with gluten sensitivity can often have small amounts of gluten on occasion without experiencing negative effects. Therefore, it is important to have a correct diagnosis to ensure that you...
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...
04/26/2012
...food allergies can impair the body’s ability to absorb nutrients from food properly. Once food allergies are diagnosed, entire food groups may be eliminated from the diet. Such a restricted diet can make it difficult to get enough nutrition. Gastrointestinal conditions(such as GERD, chronic diarrhea, celiac, etc) Metabolic disorders Infections/illnesses Physical conditions (such as heart conditions, cleft palates, etc) How is Failure to Thrive Managed? The child’s healthcare provider will determine the best course of...
01/19/2012
...As we enter the new year, it’s a great time to resolve to add new foods to your little one’s diet. When your child has multiple food allergies, you have to work within the range of safe foods so, as always, if you are unsure if a certain food is safe or not, always consult with your child’s healthcare professional first. Be persistent! One important thing to remember is that if you don’t succeed...
12/02/2016
...eosinophils, the doctor has to rule out other conditions that could lead eosinophils into the esophagus. After that, the doctor can make a final diagnosis of EoE. For some people with EoE, a medication usually used to treat GERD can help manage EoE. GERD vs. EoE: How can diet be used to managed GERD and EoE? In some babies, GER may be related to a cow milk allergy and/or other food allergies. Reflux is one...
08/26/2010
...all nutrients are important for health and development, certain nutrients play especially important roles. If your LO has food allergies, his/her limited diet can make it more difficult to get enough of these nutrients. Therefore, it is important to understand which nutrients are key so that you can make sure your LO’s needs are met. Protein and Calories True malnourishment occurs when there is a prolonged inadequate intake of protein and calories. Studies show that...
05/18/2010
...a loved one is following a gluten-free diet, it is important to be aware of where gluten may be hidden. Luckily, a gluten-free diet is not as limiting as it used to be. Now, gluten-free breads, pastas and prepared foods are available, which really aid compliance on a tricky diet! You can purchase these gluten-free foods from most grocery stores or online. As a general rule of thumb, if following a gluten-free diet, you should...
Cow Milk Allergy Diagnosis and Tests
03/28/2022
For an accurate cow milk allergy diagnosis, refer to your healthcare professional. Here are some tests that your healthcare professional may use to help diagnose a cow milk allergy. When a doctor suspects an infant might have a cow milk allergy, the trial food elimination is used most often. It may be followed by an oral food challenge to confirm that there is a food...
   
 
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