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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 –...
09/07/2016
...in order for it to be a healthy, well-balanced diet. If you find yourself in a situation where your child only wants to eat five foods (for example), consider adding a hypoallergenic supplement to fill the holes while variety is worked back into the diet. This is important to ensure that your child is getting all of the vitamins and minerals, protein, and calories they need to maintain a healthy immune system and grow. All...
02/21/2017
...the human brain!) Children get about 50% of their total energy from carbohydrates. They are essential for health! We combine them with fats, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals to form a nutritionally complete blend of nutrients in Neocate. Some Neocate products contain prebiotics – particular types of fiber. We (humans) can’t digest prebiotics, but some of our good gut bacteria can absorb these forms of fiber. That’s the primary way prebiotics help to support digestive...
08/28/2017
...formula instead. While this might require some experimenting, it will provide high levels of most nutrients from Neocate. Just be aware that the high heat from cooking will lower some of Neocate’s nutrient levels, especially some vitamins. Check all recipes to be sure the ingredients are safe and ensure your health care team is on board. What allergy-friendly breakfast ideas have helped your family in the morning? –Rob McCandlish, RDN Last updated January 24, 2019...
01/12/2010
Continuing with our Vitamin Series, my post today will focus on the importance of calcium (although technically, we’re having a “Nutrient Series,” since calcium is a mineral)! Calcium is best known for its role in bone health. In fact, the body stores more than 99% of calcium in bones and teeth to keep them strong[1]. However, calcium also plays a critical role in many bodily functions including muscle contraction, hormone secretion and...
Elimination Diet for Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE): Things I wish I knew Before Starting
09/13/2016
...vitamins and minerals and what substitutes are available. As with any diet change, slow and steady wins the race. Pick one or two foods at a time that you are going to change and experiment with alternative allowable foods. Try new cooking techniques. Also, take this time to inform school, daycare, and anyone that may be involved in feeding your child about these dietary changes. The important thing to remember is that you or your...
12/17/2016
...dates for all of our Neocate products, not just our infant formulas. The nutrients in the product should meet the nutrient levels on the label throughout the shelf life. This shelf life is probably the most critical factor. Some nutrients, particularly vitamins, naturally break down over time. Because many individuals use Neocate to provide all or most of their nutrition, the nutrients in the product must meet the levels indicated on the label. To define...
     
 
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