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Can My Milk-Allergic Infant Keep Breastfeeding? – Breastfeeding with food allergies
09/19/2017
...amount of calories and nutrients they need to continue to grow and develop from a hypoallergenic formula. However, this can also present some challenges. Babies often have a hard time switching between breastfeeding and bottle feeding. I hear from many mothers in this situation that the baby will often prefer one feeding over the other, and usually the baby prefers breast milk. For example moms have told me that their baby drinks well when they...
Solid Foods and Picky Eating?
10/20/2017
...the Journal of the American Dietetic Association for your consideration. Solid food and picky eating. A Study and its findings The title of the article is “Associations of Infant Feeding Practices and Picky Eating Behaviors of Preschool Children.” We can simplify it to “how feeding infants might add to picky eating later on.” The authors looked at how feeding patterns in infancy, when eating patterns start to develop, affect eating behavior later in life. We...
Short Bowel Syndrome & Malabsorption
04/05/2022
Short bowel syndrome (SBS) usually occurs when a large portion of the small intestine and/or colon is removed (resected). Sometimes, children are born with a small intestine that doesn’t work like it should. With a shortened bowel, a person has trouble absorbing enough nutrients, called “malabsorption.” Malabsorption is a condition that can cause malnutrition and poor growth. Malabsorption can also be part of other allergic and gastrointestinal...
EoE Diet & Management
04/04/2022
There is currently no cure for EoE. However, there are ways to manage it, alone or in combination. Talk with your healthcare team about which may work well for you. Please remember, nutritional therapy must be under the direction and supervision of a healthcare...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis Symptoms & Signs
03/31/2022
...Symptoms of EoE can vary depending on how old a person is. In young children, it can look like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) with feeding disorders and poor growth. While EoE and GERD can exist at the same time, they are different. For teenagers and adults with EoE, the main symptoms are more likely to be chest pain and trouble swallowing foods. EoE symptoms can flare up. For example, some people with EoE have...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis | What is EoE?
09/25/2017
Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is a condition typically caused by food allergies. Allergens like the proteins in cow milk and wheat may be the culprits. EoE is sometimes called an eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorder (EGID). Eosinophilic esophagitis causes inflammation of the esophagus, the tube that connects your mouth to your stomach. This is due to a build-up of eosinophils, a type of white blood cell. Symptoms can be painful and may include trouble swallowing,...
...distinctive nutritional requirements, based on recognized scientific principles, are established by medical evaluation. A food is subject to this exemption only if: (i) It is a specially formulated and processed product (as opposed to a naturally occurring foodstuff used in its natural state) for the partial or exclusive feeding of a patient by means of oral intake or feeding by tube; (ii) It is intended for the dietary management of a patient who, because of...
Short Bowel Syndrome & Malabsorption Management Diet
04/05/2022
When a large part of the small bowel is removed, the route that nutrients take to get through the intestinal tract is shortened. It is no longer a normal pathway from the stomach to the end of the intestine, which can cause problems for the infant or child. In SBS patients, malabsorption of nutrients is...
   
 
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