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12/30/2011
...the label. Many nutrients, particularly vitamins, have a tendency to naturally break down over time, some faster than others. Especially since many children use Neocate to meet their full nutritional needs, it’s very important that the right amount of each nutrient is in the product. We conduct extensive testing under a number of conditions to ensure that the nutrients hold up until the expiration date. What we recommend The ultimate intent of an expiration date...
01/08/2013
...use the common name of the allergen it contains (e.g. wheat flour), list the allergen name in parenthesis (e.g. flour (wheat)) or declare the allergen after the ingredient list (e.g. “Contains wheat”). Although FALCPA also applies to dietary supplements and vitamins, it does not apply to prescription and over-the-counter medications. This can make it more difficult to detect a given allergen in the medication’s ingredient list. If your child has severe food allergies, always consult...
07/01/2011
...the ingredients to ensure they are allowed in your little ones diet. Also, recipes can always be tweaked to meet your needs, so if you have other ideas on how to make it better for your family, feel free to experiment. Being the Nutritionist, I tend to stay away from high fat and nutritionally void treats. Fruit recipes are always a great way to add beneficial fiber as well as important vitamins and minerals to...
05/15/2015
...teams that manage patients with EoE encourage their patients to supplement the 6 Food Elimination diet with a nutritionally dense, hypoallergenic elemental product, such as Neocate®. This can help ensure the patient is getting all the protein, vitamins and minerals they need per day while ensuring that no allergic reactions will occur with the elemental products. It is vital that EoE patients are monitored by a dietitian. The dietitian will help calculate how much of...
01/29/2015
...components of nutrition (protein, fat, carbs, vitamins and minerals) so it provides everything a person needs to live and be healthy. Some people are exclusively tube-fed while others continue to eat food while supplementing with tube-feeds. Fluids and medications (most of them) can also be given through the tube (which is a nice perk for kids who require some bad-tasting meds!). Types of Feeding Tubes There are various types of feeding tubes. A nasogastric or...
01/11/2011
...this surgery may be needed due to necrotizing enterocolitis (a condition that occurs in premature infants and leads to the death of bowel tissue) or congenital bowel defects (such as midgut volvulus, omphalocele or gastroschisis). Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Infants with SBS cannot absorb enough water, vitamins, and other nutrients from breast milk or formula to live. The main treatment is nutritional support. At first, total parenteral nutrition or TPN (where nutrition is delivered directly...
12/15/2016
Technology – what would we do without it! Today we have appliances designed solely to brew coffee, shuck an ear of corn, or open soup cans. I’ve even seen counter top appliances designed to cook frozen pizzas that do NOTHING else! And really, who can blame us. We’re busy. We have full-time jobs, busy families, full social calendars, and no free time. Add a little one to the mix, and you need 24...
06/26/2012
...intestine as it plays important roles in nutrient absorption. Nutrients absorbed The large intestine is the portion of the digestive system most responsible for absorption of water from the indigestible residue of food. The large intestine or colon takes about 16 hours to finish up the remaining processes of the digestive system. Food is no longer broken down at this stage of digestion. The colon absorbs vitamins which are created by the colonic bacteria –...
   
 
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