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08/01/2013
...to better meet infant nutrient needs based on current science The addition of nucleotides, important nutrients naturally found in breastmilk (please note: the addition of nucleotides and adjustments to nutrient levels will not affect hypoallergenicity) Removed soy oil making Neocate Infant DHA/ARA the only elemental infant formula that does not contain soy oil Simplified 1:1 mixing with easy and flexible serving sizes Why We Increased the DHA Content: DHA is found in breast milk at...
03/12/2013
If your baby consumes Neocate or another infant formula, you have most likely heard of DHA and ARA. You may be wondering “What are DHA and ARA?” and “Why are they added to infant formula?” We’ll fill you in with today’s post! Docosahexaenoic acid, better known as DHA, and arachidonic acid, better known as ARA, are fatty acids found in breast milk, as well as in some foods, like fish and eggs. (Fatty...
03/18/2008
...also used Neocate Chocolate to make some other fun recipes. I’d love to hear about them below if you’re willing to share. Just a word of warning, don’t put Neocate Junior Chocolate or any other amino acid-based formulas in the freezer. (The freezing process doesn’t cause allergic reactions, but it does cause loss of some of the formula’s important nutrients.) If you have any other fun allergy-free Easter ideas, please share below! Take care, April...
01/12/2010
Continuing with our Vitamin Series, my post today will focus on the importance of calcium (although technically, we’re having a “Nutrient Series,” since calcium is a mineral)! Calcium is best known for its role in bone health. In fact, the body stores more than 99% of calcium in bones and teeth to keep them strong[1]. However, calcium also plays a critical role in many bodily functions including muscle contraction, hormone secretion and...
07/11/2013
Nutrition plays an important role in proper growth during childhood. Children with food allergies must restrict certain foods from their diet, which may make them susceptible to nutritional deficiencies and growth problems. In addition to restricting allergenic foods, some children with food allergies have feeding problems which further restrict their nutritional intake. In 2002, the Journal of the American Dietetic Association published research showing that children with two or more food allergies...
01/31/2013
...depend on Neocate every day to help meet their nutrition needs safely. Elimination Diet Caution For many moms who try an elimination diet, there is often a need to eliminate more than just dairy and soy. This can lead to a diet that is restricted in one or more nutrients, which could pose a risk to both mom and her baby. Please read this previous blog post to make sure you’re aware of some potential...
09/07/2016
Feeding a child on a restrictive diet. Tips and tricks Feeding a child on a restrictive diet is complicated and stressful for any family. Add feeding a child on a restrictive diet and it is enough to make any parent crazy. Why do kids sometimes refuse to eat? What is the reason why they stop eating foods they love? Why do they eat one thing one day and then the very next day...
03/31/2011
...a change in diet. Like we hear from many Neocate parents, diarrhea is often one of the first signs to clear up after they start using Neocate. This is because Neocate doesn’t contain any lactose (or any dairy at all!) or whole proteins. These substances would normally cause a reaction in the body that leads to poor absorption and diarrhea. Infants are able to absorb the nutrients they need from Neocate without the bad reaction...
   
 
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