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The Gut Microbiota and Its Link With Food Allergies
01/18/2018
...We sometimes think of certain ones as “good” (beneficial bacteria) and others that can be potential pathogens if the circumstances are right as “bad.” Some factors that impact the bacteria in our gut include genes, age, environment, health, antibiotics, and diet. Because of all these variables, your gut microbes can and do shift over time. How is the gut microbiota essential? A long time ago, medicine didn’t think much of bacteria. There was a time...
01/21/2016
...frequently asked questions: What makes Neocate different from the formulas at the grocery store? Neocate is a specialized elemental nutrition product. The formulas you find at the grocery contain whole proteins or protein fragments (hydrolysates), which are derived from cow milk or soy. These formulas have more potential to cause an allergic response than nutrition products made from free amino acids. How long will an open can of Neocate last? When does it expire? Is...
08/15/2011
...more prone to consume inadequate calories. Some families choose to treat flare-ups and prolong remissions using nutritional management rather than steroids. An elemental diet or even a half elemental diet can help manage flare ups, prolong remissions and ensure proper nutrition & growth for children with CD. Neocate Splash and Neocate Junior may be useful for children with CD who are following dietary therapies. – Mallory Image Source: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/crohns/images/Digestive.gif National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse...
Allergen-Free Sweet Dipping Sauce
...A slightly sweet dipping sauce that is great for an elemental diet. This allergen-free sweet dipping sauce recipe was developed by Carina Venter, B.Sc. Dietetics, Post Grad Dip in Allergy, PhD, RD and used with permission. Carina is an Allergy Specialist dietitian dealing with children and adults diagnosed with food allergies, ranging from Food Protein-induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES), Eosinophilic Gastro-intestinal diseases (EGIDs), other non-IgE-mediated food allergies and IgE-mediated food allergies. She was inspired to...
...and extreme modifications to my diet, Norman failed to thrive. The introduction of solid foods to his diet was disastrous. He delighted in each new food…until the pain of eating overcame the joy. Food trial after failed food trial, we could do nothing to ease his pain. The day of Norman’s diagnosis was a day of celebration. We stopped giving him food and switched him to an elemental formula. Within a few days, he was...
05/18/2016
...affected area, causing inflammation and damage. Treatments include steroid treatments or restricted diets. Some patients may have a severely restricted diet, and nutrition is provided in whole or in part by an elemental formula, such as Neocate®. Symptoms of EGIDs may vary from one person to the next, and may differ depending on age. Infants and toddlers often refuse their food or have trouble growing properly. School-age children may have recurring abdominal pain, trouble swallowing,...
...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...
8 Common Signs and Symptoms of a Cow Milk Allergy
05/07/2018
...reflux disease (GERD) or vomiting. It can lead to low or no weight gain. In infants, frequent reflux or vomiting can be related to CMA. Almost 50% of infants with reflux may be diagnosed with CMA. In those cases, taking cow milk out of the diet should help resolve reflux. Read more information on reflux and vomiting in infancy. (In one extreme allergic condition –Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis (FPIES)– violent vomiting a few hours after...
   
 
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