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10/25/2011
...If your little one uses any of the Neocate products, you’ve probably heard the term “elemental diet.” And if your son or daughter has eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), you’ve probably also heard of an “elimination diet.” These two aren’t always the same, so here’s a quick primer on the two. What is an Elemental Diet? The term “elemental diet” is a historic term that was used to refer to diets where the component nutrients were...
09/29/2010
...diet. Your doctor may want to try again with another milk trial in 6–12 months. In the meantime, it is important to make sure that they are getting all of the nutrients they need. One option is to switch them to an elemental toddler formula, like Neocate Junior, which is specially formulated to be nutritionally complete for children 12 months and older with food allergies and related GI conditions. Have you tried a milk trial...
05/15/2015
...deficient in one or more nutrients. Also, as many of you may know, it is hard just to remove milk and soy from your diet. Try eliminating SIX different allergens that are found in many foods while maintaining your nutritional status! For this reason, many medical teams that manage patients with EoE encourage their patients to supplement the 6 Food Elimination diet with a nutritionally dense, hypoallergenic elemental product, such as Neocate®. Supplementing with formula...
02/06/2013
In the world of nutrition, Vitamin D is a hot topic. In recent years, research has shown that Vitamin D plays a major role in health, beyond its known benefit for bone health. Children who do not get enough Vitamin D are at a greater risk for certain health problems, such as asthma and allergies[i]. Severe Vitamin D deficiency can lead to a serious bone disease called Rickets. Recommended Intake In 2010, the...
12/15/2009
...allergy who aren’t breast feeding, the consensus guidelines are that they should keep taking formula until at least 2 years of age. Formula helps her meet her needs for important nutrients like protein, calcium, and vitamin D which would otherwise come from milk. If you are nervous about allergic reactions as you start new solid foods, consider discussing Neocate Nutra with your little one’s healthcare team. Neocate Nutra is a hypoallergenic, amino acid-based food that...
04/13/2010
You may have heard that we recently launched a new product: Neocate Junior with Prebiotics. You may wondering, “what exactly are prebiotics?” so I wanted to take the opportunity to explain in this blog post, which I’ll call “Prebiotics 101”. Understanding Fiber: Prebiotics are a special form of fiber but before we get into the details, let’s start with an overview of fiber in general. Dietary fiber is a carbohydrate that our...
8 Common Signs and Symptoms of a Cow Milk Allergy
05/07/2018
...weight more slowly than other children the same age and gender. Many factors contribute to slow weight gain, and often several factors are at play. Food allergy reactions can cause problems digesting or absorbing food, leading to failure to thrive. For example, babies may not get the nutrition they need because of excessive diarrhea or vomiting. The body may not get all the nutrients needed, which can mean they can’t grow as quickly as they...
A Mother’s Tale: Learning About My Baby’s Milk Allergy
...in age. The vitamins and nutrients were plentiful enough that our doctor wanted to give her body enough time to prepare for an introduction of the cow’s milk protein. It ended up that she had no intolerance to milk. I saved the extra cans just in case. I felt a sense of security with them in the house despite the fact that she was doing great. When my daughter turned two, I gave birth to...
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