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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
09/25/2017
​Short bowel syndrome (SBS) occurs when a large portion of the small intestine and/or colon is removed. A shortened small bowel is a serious condition which makes it difficult to get the nutrition needed to grow because of malabsorption and intolerance of normal nutrition. Malabsorption can also be part of other allergic & gastrointestinal conditions. Neocate – easy to digest and absorb – can be part of the solution....
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...
Cow Milk Allergy
08/01/2017
...​Cow milk, a childhood staple and a key source of vital nutrients, is also responsible for the most common food allergy in early life. Learn more about the symptoms that a milk allergy may cause and how Neocate can help....
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...
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...
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...
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...
   
 
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