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01/19/2012
...with a certain food, don’t give up on it or assume that your child doesn’t like it. A certain degree of “neophobia,” or the fear of new foods, is normal for toddlers and young children. According to Angela Haas, a speech language pathologist and feeding therapist with many years of experience, children may need up to 20 exposures to a new food before they will accept it. So, if the first try isn’t successful, continue...
...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 was...
11/01/2017
...this is just as new to them as it is to you. If your baby needs to drink an amino acid-based infant formula or if you are trying your toddler (with your doctor’s or dietitian’s advice) on a milk elimination diet, your family needs to be prepared. Children who are able to consume milk and dairy need to understand that their sibling has to eat and drink different “special” foods. They need to be a...
06/17/2010
To follow up on Mallory’s post on Dysphagia, GERD, and Silent Aspiration in children, in this post we discuss the use of thickeners. We’ll also share some thickener options and questions you should ask the healthcare team. Your child’s healthcare team may recommend a thickener to help manage: reflux (“GER”), also called spitting up in infants dysphagia (trouble or difficulty swallowing), and/or aspiration (when fluid or food getting into the lungs) If your...
12/12/2012
...or a toddler with severe allergies who hasn’t yet found safe foods. The following are some general ranges for daily amounts of formula by age* for active children who are strictly on Neocate Junior and often drinking Neocate Splash as well: 1 to 3 years…….roughly 27 to 47 fl oz 4 to 8 years…….roughly 50 to 62 fl oz 9 to 13 years……roughly 65 to 81 fl oz Again, these are general guidelines. Your little...
Nutra Mashed Potatoes
Need an allergy-friendly, top 8-allergens-free side dish idea? Make this mashed potato recipe using Neocate® Nutra. When making this recipe, you can adjust the amount of chicken broth used to achieve your desired mashed consistency. You can also substitute another broth based on allergies or preference. You can even use this recipe and customize it for the holidays. For example, adopt it for St. Patrick’s Day by adding green food coloring. Just be...
05/24/2016
Mainstream media often covers the topic of food journaling or keeping a food diary to track what you eat. Usually that’s in the context of dieting, because this strategy can help us be more mindful of the foods we eat and can help in reducing the number of calories consumed. But have you ever thought about the benefits food journals can bring to families managing food allergies? Today we will go over some...
03/31/2016
For many families, getting to a diagnosis of a food allergy can be a tough journey. Many food allergies and related conditions start with mysterious signs and symptoms that mimic other conditions or diseases, which can mean multiple doctor visits for some families to reach a diagnosis. For other families, symptoms can be severe enough to be life-threatening. Severe symptoms, while scary, may make finding a diagnosis simpler or faster, but not always....
   
 
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