Posts Tagged pediatric nutrition

Healthy Foods That Make IBS Worse

  Download our Low FODMAPs Recipe Kit: https://feedtosucceed.com/fodmap-recipes/   Whoever said “ An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away” didn’t have food-sensitive IBS!   For kids and families who struggle with IBS it can be very frustrating when it seems like they are doing everything right

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What is causing toddler’s diarrhea… Is it Lactose Intolerance, or Fructose Malabsorption?

Diarrhea is a common problem for young kids. They get frequent loose, watery stools; without any other symptoms. In fact, there’s a term for this – “Toddler’s Diarrhea”. It even has a diagnostic code for billing!   So, what causes Toddler’s Diarrhea and why is it a

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Food Allergies, or Intolerance?

What’s the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance? Is your child allergic to dairy or lactose intolerant? Do you have a gluten allergy or is it actually fructan intolerance?    The difference between food allergies and food intolerances is confusing. Parents often make dietary

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Is there a pill for IBS?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRu3CNdF0RI&feature=youtu.be Download our Low FODMAPs Recipe Kit: https://feedtosucceed.com/fodmap-recipes/   Parents and children are surprised and disappointed to learn that when it comes to IBS, there’s just not a pill for that.    Most IBS medications are aimed at managing symptoms. Unfortunately, simply managing symptoms does not eliminate

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How To Plan low FODMAPs Meals

Download our Low FODMAPs Recipe Kit: https://feedtosucceed.com/fodmap-recipes/   Meals are tough when you have IBS. Kids are suspicious that certain foods trigger their pain, gas or bloating. Symptoms are inconsistent and often patients can’t pinpoint the cause. This makes planning meals difficult for parents trying to serve

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How to do a low FODMAPS diet!

Download our Low FODMAPs Recipe Kit: https://feedtosucceed.com/fodmap-recipes/   Lots of kids  struggle with frequent gas, bloating, diarrhea, heartburn, and constipation. Often, they’ve become afraid to eat. They realize foods make their symptoms flare up, but don’t know why or what foods set them off. One day, they

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Low FODMAPs Snacks: The Best and Worst Things to Eat for the Low FODMAPs Diet

Apples? Crackers? Cheese? No, no, and no. Finding healthy, low-FODMAPs snacks is hard. Mindless snacking is a guaranteed way to mess up a low-FODMAPs diet and set off IBS symptoms.    In today’s video, Betsy explains the dangers of careless snacking, why snacks and meals affect the

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What Causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Understanding IBS Causes and Triggers

Parents often ask “what caused my kid’s IBS? They didn’t use to have this? And why did it take so long for doctors to figure it out?   Understanding the causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome is complicated. We don’t really know the exact reason why some people

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Sports Nutrition for Athletes with Dietary Needs

Sports nutrition is complicated, especially for growing kids and teens. But, what happens when an athlete has food restrictions or needs a special diet?   In today’s video, Betsy explores the fundamentals of sports nutrition, takes a look at how food restrictions challenge the diets of young

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When Is Picky Eating a Nutritional Problem?

Is your child’s picky eating actually a clue to a more serious medical problem? How can a parent tell when picky eating is becoming a health risk? In today’s video, we explore why kids reject particular foods, the different causes of picky eating, and the warning signs

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