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03/22/2011
...the digestive tract, either through a feeding tube or by eating regularly. So what exactly does it mean for the small intestine to adapt? We’ll focus on this subject in today’s blog post! What is intestinal adaptation? After a significant portion of the small intestine is removed, the remaining small intestine goes through a process of adaptation that increases its ability to absorb water and nutrients. What changes are involved in adaptation? The remaining portion...
07/02/2021
...could elicit an allergic reaction. Neocate formulas are dairy and soy oil free. Learn more about Neocate difference. How do the amino acids in Neocate Junior compare to those in whole food? Over time, scientists have identified the nutrients in foods that are required for the growth and maintenance of a healthy body. One of the nutrients is protein. The body uses protein to build and maintain muscles and it is found in foods, such...
12/15/2016
...Syneo Infant not above 104°F, or 40°C.) Following questions about higher water temperatures, we conducted small-scale tests on a few specific heat-sensitive nutrients mixing Neocate with water at the high temperature of 158°F (70°C). We found the high temperature had an impact on those nutrients. While the hot water in these tests did not lower the nutrient levels below the levels on the label, at this time we cannot recommend exposing Neocate powders to water...
01/11/2011
...this surgery may be needed due to necrotizing enterocolitis (a condition that occurs in premature infants and leads to the death of bowel tissue) or congenital bowel defects (such as midgut volvulus, omphalocele or gastroschisis). Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Infants with SBS cannot absorb enough water, vitamins, and other nutrients from breast milk or formula to live. The main treatment is nutritional support. At first, total parenteral nutrition or TPN (where nutrition is delivered directly...
12/30/2011
...materials. We want to ensure they will keep the contents fresh until the expiration date. Another is the stability of the ingredients. For instance, some fats lose quality faster than others – think fresh walnuts versus vegetable oil for cooking. We want to ensure that the product is fresh for the full shelf-life. A related factor is to ensure that the nutrients in the product are going to be present at the levels printed on...
08/24/2011
...Q: My child has multiple food allergies including milk, eggs, and soy. With such a restricted diet, I am worried about his nutrition. Is he getting enough nutrients in his diet? A: As we know, there is no cure for food allergies. The only way to manage them is by eliminating the specific allergen from the diet. Most food-allergic children are at an increased risk of nutritional deficiencies especially when they have allergies to...
12/17/2016
...ones receive the nutrition they need to grow and thrive when living with food allergies and related conditions. We keep this in mind when determining the expiration date for Neocate. We test Neocate over the shelf life under a variety of conditions to determine the expiration dates for all of our Neocate products, not just our infant formulas. How are Expiration Dates Determined? The nutrients in the product should meet the nutrient levels on the...
Short Bowel Syndrome & Malabsorption Causes
04/05/2022
...The small intestine and colon play crucial roles in digestion. The small intestine absorbs a majority of the nutrients your body needs to function, and the colon mainly absorbs water. Both are key for your child to grow. Loss of any part of the small bowel reduces the area available to absorb nutrients and fluids. Some infants are born with portions of the small intestine faulty or missing. Others have parts of the bowel...
   
 
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