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...steroid. Finally, after two long months on an exclusive diet of Neocate Junior, Jake scoped clean. Chanda has started the long process of trialing foods. They have tried more than 20 so far, but only found four safe foods for Jake to eat. He still relies on Neocate Junior for his nutritional needs. “I don’t have to worry about whether or not he is eating enough, or getting enough nutrients, or if he might have...
01/19/2010
When you or your child has food allergies, looking at food labels and ingredients is essential. Have you ever looked at an ingredient list of one of your favorite foods and been unsure about some of those “big” words, like cyanobalamin or pyridoxine? What about the nutrient chart, when you see pantotenic acid or niacin listed, ever wondered what those really were? Surprisingly to some, these are all B vitamins. There are actually...
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...
08/28/2017
...Restrictive Breakfast Ideas For children who avoid dairy and only one or two other allergens, we have some great breakfast suggestions in our online Neocate Footsteps Recipe Book, a compilation of recipes submitted by families. You can also browse available recipes on the Recipes section of this website. To cook your families favorite breakfast without milk, use Neocate formula instead. While this might require some experimenting, it will provide high levels of most nutrients from...
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...
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