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01/18/2011
...it.” Many parents who eventually learn that their child has a food allergy, which can only be treated by changing the diet, wish their journey to a solution had been shorter and simpler. Here are some tips for what you can do if you feel your doctor isn’t recognizing your little one’s rash as a possible sign of a food allergy. Take Careful Notes A rash is often the first sign of a food allergy...
11/05/2015
...someone has recurring seizures. The following visual guide helps identify how to recognize common symptoms of a seizure and outlines first aid steps: How is Epilepsy Treated? Some epilepsy cases are treated with medication. However in about 30% of cases, patients do not respond to medication and may be recommended a surgery or try dietary therapy in the form of Ketogenic Diet. · Top Five Books for Parents Learning About the Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy...
...Hi my name is Zachary and I am 13 years old. I was diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) at 13 months of age. I have had this disease my entire life. Besides EoE, I have food allergies. In the beginning I was on formula only (an elemental diet, which is only amino acid-based nutrition) because there weren’t any foods that were safe for me to eat. When I was 9 years old and in...
04/05/2016
...developing FPIES. Hopefully we’ll have better data in the coming years! WHEN do people “get” FPIES, and when will it likely go away? Often FPIES shows up when a baby first starts formulas or solid foods. It is not uncommon for a baby with FPIES to successfully breastfeed, only to have FPIES symptoms show up when a cow milk or soy infant formula enters her diet. In rare circumstances, FPIES has occurred in exclusively breastfed...
08/11/2011
...We’ve written a few blogs in the past relating to fiber and prebiotics. One of them discussed what fiber is, and why it’s good for us and another touched on prebiotic fiber. In a previous blog that I wrote, I mentioned that I decided to supplement my all-Neocate diet with fiber. If you feel your child might benefit from a fiber supplement, we have some tips to help you choose the right one! Know...
01/26/2017
...to questionable food Even when the cook tells you the ingredients were used, sometimes a person can forget the little sprinkle of this or that when adding ingredients. Kitchen cleaning practices vary, so cross-contamination may be a huge risk. As a dietitian, I have had people tell me they follow a wheat-free diet because they are avoiding whole wheat even when they are using all sorts of other food products that contain wheat. If offered...
05/28/2015
...how it restricts the diet, major life activities affected, what foods must be omitted and what foods are allowed. It is good practice to provide updated forms each year. Ask if your district requires annual updates. Restrictive diet changes must be updated in writing and signed by a doctor. Ask the school nutrition director about food allergy management training provided to district culinary team. School nutrition departments are required to meet professional training standards, including...
Signs and Symptoms for Using Amino Acid-Based Formulas for Cow Milk Allergy
08/31/2018
...infants with cow milk allergy can have symptoms to breast milk. That’s because dairy protein in Mom’s diet can lead to fragments of cow milk protein in breast milk. These fragments can be similar in size to the peptides in eHFs. For infants who react to cow milk protein fragments in breast milk, Mom may need to eliminate dairy from her diet: The doctor will advise if this is needed, and it should always be...
   
 
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