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08/24/2011
...just milk from their diets have been shown to be lacking in vitamin D, calcium, and protein.1,3-4 The nutritional deficiency risk increases as the number of food allergies increase. These kiddos are at risk for malnutrition unless supplementation replaces the nutrients found in the offending allergen.1 Age-appropriate nutritional supplementation is vital for these children. A hypoallergenic supplement is highly recommended if the child is under two years old.5 Extensively hydrolyzed and amino acid-based formulas are...
03/12/2013
...Formula Council (IFC) Statement on DHA/ARA and Infant Formula. http://www.infantformula.org/news-room/press-releases-and-statements/infant-formula-and-dha/ara. Published March 1, 2010. Accessed March 12, 2013. Koletzko B, et al. The roles of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnancy, lactation and infancy: review of current knowledge and consensus recommendations. J Perinat Med. 2008;36:5-14. Uauy R et al. Term infant studies of DHA and ARA supplementation on neurodevelopment: results of randomized controlled trials. J Pediatr. 2003 Oct;143(4 Suppl):S17-25. Birch EE, et al. The DIAMOND...
08/26/2010
...and cognitive performance1. Iron Iron deficiency during the first 2 years of life can result in irreversible cognitive deficits[4]. Bottle-fed babies should receive formula that contains iron and breast-fed infants should receive some form of iron supplementation at around 6 months of age. Most infant starter foods (such as rice cereal and Neocate Nutra) are fortified with iron to meet these needs. Other Nutrients Like iron, iodine deficiency during infancy and toddlerhood can have long-term...
Signs and Symptoms for Using Amino Acid-Based Formulas for Cow Milk Allergy
08/31/2018
When a baby first shows possible signs and symptoms of a cow milk allergy, parents at times wonder, how do doctors approach diagnosing it, and choose the best management option? Let’s review a list of potential indicators healthcare professionals could look for when determining if hypoallergenic amino acid-based formula (AAF) like Neocate should be used for cow milk allergy. Before we jump into these, let’s quickly review some types of baby formulas that...
03/30/2010
...If you are curious about anything else in Neocate please ask us in the comments! – Mallory West References: FDA/CFSAN Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling and Dietary Supplements July 2002 Alan S. Ryan, James D. Astwood, Sheila Gautier, Connye N. Kuratko, Edward B. Nelson, Norman Salem . Effects of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation on neurodevelopment in childhood: A review of human studies. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids – 26 February 2010 (10.1016/j.plefa.2010.02.007...
10/04/2016
The 6-food elimination diet has been used for a number of years to help EoE (eosinophilic esophagitis) patients of all ages figure out their trigger foods. Now research suggests the 4-food elimination diet can be an effective option to manage EoE. On the 6-food elimination diet, a person must avoid milk, wheat, soy, egg, peanut, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish. If you count all of those foods, it is actually 8 and not...
Patient History: From the day he was born, Trevor constantly spit up during and after feedings. With each day, his condition got worse. “As a newborn, Trevor was between the 25th and 50th percentile for growth and by six months he had fallen between the 10th and 25th percentile,” says his mother Jennifer. By seven and a half months, Trevor’s condition had become so bad that he was vomiting blood. His health problems...
Roland Edward Alvarez: Born December 6, 2008 Roland is an 18 month old toddler who is now perfectly happy and healthy (although fairly small for his age). To be around him now, you would never know the rough start he had in life or the struggles that he still has with certain foods. Due to a traumatic delivery, Roland spent some time at birth in the hospital. He wasn’t able to nurse, and...
   
 
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