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Eosinophilic Esophagitis
09/25/2017
Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is a condition typically caused by food allergies. (It is sometimes referred to as eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders or EGIDs). Eosinophilic esophagitis causes inflammation of the esophagus due to a build-up of eosinophils, a type of blood cell. Symptoms can be painful, and may include trouble swallowing, nausea, regurgitation, heartburn, abdominal or chest pain and weight loss. Read on to learn more about EoE and how Neocate can...
Duocal
03/18/2019
...for the dietary management of conditions where a high-energy, low-fluid, low-electrolytes diet is indicated, protein-restricted diets, disorders of protein and amino acid metabolism, malabsorptive states, modular diets, and catabolic states (e.g. burns, trauma, post-operative stress).   It contains a unique dual energy source of carbohydrate and fat (no protein, vitamins or minerals). Duocal® is flavorless and is appropriate for oral and tube feeding. Good to Know Duocal® is:   Dairy free Made in a dairy...
...A powdered vitamin and mineral mix designed to help meet the micronutrient needs of older children and adults. One 7 gram packet is designed to meet the majority of the daily recommended intakes of vitamins and minerals for individuals 11 years and older.   Phlexy-Vits is specially formulated for the dietary management of conditions with restrictive therapeutic diets. Good to Know Made in a dairy protein-free facility No artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners   Use...
01/07/2015
...point. I like to start by asking what the patient eats during a weekday versus a weekend day. I also like to include beverages. For children, a growth chart helps to assess weight and height over time. You can ask your primary care physician for a copy. A copy of all current medications, vitamins and supplements is useful to complete the nutrition picture. If you are able to bring pictures of the labels or the...
08/16/2012
...to consume enough calcium while they breastfeed their infant. It’s also important for any teen or adult with a cow milk allergy to make sure they consume enough calcium. We chose calcium because it’s a great example, but it’s not the only important nutrient in milk and dairy foods. Protein, vitamin D, and several other vitamins and minerals also come from milk and dairy. So, by avoiding milk and dairy, there is increased risk of...
12/28/2016
...Small tummies fill up quickly, so you want to make sure every bite is full of nutrition! This can be a challenge because your child’s food choices may be limited either by what they CAN safely eat or what they are WILLING to eat. Sometimes it may seem like their most desired foods are chips and crackers or sweet treats and cereal. These foods are often highly processed and usually low in vitamins, minerals,...
10/27/2016
...as her potential to grow in danger. Her malnutrition was a direct result of her overly restricted diet and the eating conflict it created that unfortunately did not provide relief from her symptoms–eczema, generalized rashes and frequent respiratory infections. In fact, her diet was making them worse because her body was not getting enough nutrients such as calories, fat, protein, vitamins, and minerals it needed to support a strong immune system to maintain health. Interestingly,...
01/05/2010
...this, you may want to… Take supplements such as a multivitamin. Whichever vitamins you choose, be sure to check with the manufacturer to ensure they are allergen-free and will be tolerated by your little one. Look into formulas, like Neocate, which meet the new AAP guidelines if they are taken as a sole source of nutrition and meeting the child’s calorie needs. Send your little ones out to play in the yard for about 10-15...
   
 
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