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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...
...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...
03/16/2010
To start off our ingredient series, I wanted to review the basics about fats and why they are an important part of a person’s diet. The main purpose of fats is to serve as a storage system. They can also be used as an energy source if the body is depleted of necessary carbohydrates. Fats provide more calories (9 calories/gram) than both carbohydrates and protein (4 calories/gram), but this doesn’t mean they are...
01/05/2010
I hope everyone’s New Year is off to a great start! We are excited to begin 2010 with our Vitamin Series. Each week we will highlight interesting facts about a different vitamin and provide tips to help you make sure your kids are getting enough of each one. This week we are going to focus on vitamin D. Vitamin D has been in the news lately due to a recent study that...
06/14/2011
...this can be such an adjustment, it’s important to make sure both mom and baby get the nutrition they need, so we recommend having the supervision of your doctor for this diet. Keep in mind, children being not breastfed will also need to go on an elimination diet if diagnosed with a food allergy. Any elimination diet will need to be supervised by a Registered Dietitian to ensure all the important nutrients are being met...
08/11/2011
We’ve written a few blogs in the past relating to fiber and prebiotics. One of them discussed what fiber is, and why it’s good for us and another touched on prebiotic fiber. In a previous blog that I wrote, I mentioned that I decided to supplement my all-Neocate diet with fiber. If you feel your child might benefit from a fiber supplement, we have some tips to help you choose the right one!...
10/27/2016
...of the restrictive diet. Furthermore, the symptoms did not improve, –eczema, generalized rashes, and frequent respiratory infections. Her diet made symptoms worst because she lacked calories, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. Calories have much higher calorie needs than adults because of their growth and development. The body must have protein, fat, glucose, vitamins, and minerals to fight illness, higher demands placed on the body, the body can draw from its reserves to fight...
12/29/2016
As we shared in the first post in this two-part series, many people are confused about the differences between prebiotics vs probiotics. A lot of us think they mean the same thing. That can make it hard to know potential benefits they offer, which one is in the foods or supplements you’re taking, or what questions to ask your healthcare team. The first post in this series reviewed prebiotics – with an “E”...
   
 
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