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08/16/2012
...as the example food allergen. I want to share information about some nutrients that may be missing from food elimination diets. I’ll also cover how you can help ensure you or your child get enough of those important nutrients from the diet. What’s so important about milk, anyway? In North America: most of us drink milk and eat a lot of foods made with dairy milk and dairy (high in calcium) contribute to a lot...
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 conditions....
06/15/2012
...age ranges. This helps ensure that growing children who need amino acid-based nutrition get the right nutrients for their age, especially when formula is their only source (“sole sourc”) of nutrition. For instance, Neocate Syneo Infant and Neocate Splash products have different levels of vitamins and minerals to meet the different nutrition needs of infants versus toddlers and children. With this in mind, there are two ways that Neocate products, primarily Neocate Splash and Neocate...
Can My Milk-Allergic Infant Keep Breastfeeding? – Breastfeeding with food allergies
09/19/2017
...avoid them. It helps to make a list of questions to ask – here are some suggestions to help prepare for the appointment. KNOW THE LIMITS: Ask the healthcare team to explain what should improve with the elimination diet and how quickly. Ask the healthcare team what nutrients you may not be getting enough of. (See below: more foods eliminated = greater risk of nutrient deficiency!) Often the healthcare team will recommend starting out by...
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 common....
06/14/2012
...protein, carbohydrates and fat to make them easier to absorb. The duodenum also secretes fluids that help make the chyme from the stomach less acidic. Absorption The small intestine has lots of folds and tiny finger-like structures called villi. The large surface area of the small intestine means there’s plenty of room to absorb nutrients. In fact if you could flatten the small intestine, it would be about the size of a tennis court! The...
10/04/2016
...agree that this is huge news. Beware of the potential nutritional pitfalls so this diet can still be balanced and healthy. Nutrients and the 4-food elimination diet While avoiding milk and dairy products, the nutrients at the greatest risk for deficiency are calcium, vitamin D, phosphorus, vitamin B12, riboflavin, and niacin. Some alternative food sources of these nutrients include spinach, collard greens, kale (think dark, leafy green vegetables), oatmeal (as long as it has not...
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...
   
 
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