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Nutrition As Primary Therapy For Crohn’s Disease

By |2019-10-20T10:07:26-06:00March 13th, 2015|Family, Health, Nutrition|

Until fairly recently, Crohn's Disease was primarily treated with medications. An experiment in Europe, however, revealed that long-term treatment via polymeric formulas, such as Ensure, PediaSure and similar brands of meal-replacement, nutritional drinks, has proven to be very effective in treating Crohn's Disease.

Top Questions About Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity, and Wheat Allergies

By |2019-09-22T11:50:51-06:00January 30th, 2015|Family, Health, Nutrition|

Last week, we reviewed a recent hot topic in the world of family and pediatric medicine — Discussing Gluten Sensitivity. This week, we will be addressing some of the top-asked questions regarding Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity, and Wheat Allergies. In

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE Disease) in Children

By |2019-09-22T11:54:07-06:00January 8th, 2015|Family, Health|

Sharing many symptoms with the more commonly known GERD, Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) has only recently been identified as a disease. Fortunately, many new options are emerging to treat and manage EoE. What Is Eosinophilic Esophagitis? Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an inflammatory condition in which the wall of the esophagus becomes filled with large numbers of white blood cells called eosinophils.

5 Reasons To Pack Your Lunch

By |2019-09-22T11:57:30-06:00September 2nd, 2014|Family, Health, Nutrition|

Most schools are trying hard to upgrade their lunch programs and offer the best food they can. But not every school cafeteria provides appealing, healthy lunch choices. Educate yourself when it comes to what your cafeteria has to offer. For example, did you know chicken nuggets have more fat and calories than a plain burger?

Back To School Nutrition

By |2019-09-22T12:02:11-06:00September 2nd, 2014|Family, Health, Nutrition|

Often, summer break is when the children’s healthy eating plans take a vacation. So, as summer comes to an end and the school year nears, take time to refocus your efforts as a family to ensure your children’s nutrition and physical activity habits are ready for the year ahead.