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10/25/2011
...technically speaking, elements are atoms, like you would see on the Periodic Table of the Elements. So, technically, Neocate is not elemental, because it’s made of molecules, not individual atoms. So in the strictest sense Neocate isn’t elemental: no formula is! But, many health care professionals still use this term. The more accurate term for Neocate, which you’ll see on our website, is amino acid-based formula. What is an Elimination Diet? An elimination diet is...
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...
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...
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,...
12/08/2011
...We get lots of questions from Moms (and Dads) about elimination diets. Today we would like to help address some of those questions. What is an elimination diet? Elimination diet is strict removal of certain foods from the diet. Often based on allergy tests or removal of one or more of the top food allergens seen in children: milk, soy, egg, nut (tree nut and peanut), wheat, and fish or shellfish. Elemental formula...
01/31/2013
...We often hear from moms of infants with cow milk allergy who would like to continue breastfeeding their infant. It’s very rare that an infant will be truly allergic to the breast milk: usually the infant reacts to one or more foods in the mother’s diet that affect breast milk contents. For this reason, many clinicians might suggest that a mom try to follow an elimination diet to continue breastfeeding. Other times, they will...
08/16/2012
...If you or your child is dealing with a food allergy, than you are probably managing it with an elimination diet. “Elimination diet” describes when you avoid one or more foods, often because of food allergies. We have written about elimination diets in the past and have also shared a YouTube video to explain what an elimination diet is. Today I want to dive deeper into elimination diets. We’re going to use cow milk...
   
 
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