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A Few More NuTriVene Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What age should my infant begin taking Nutrivene? We have many infants taking the product who are just days old. When providing Nutrivene to an infant, we recommend starting at a significantly reduced dosage and working up to a full dosage over a 1- to 2- week period. Nutrivene should be added directly to infant […]

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A Few NuTriVene Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Down syndrome? Trisomy 21, or Down syndrome, is the most common chromosomal abnormality. Unlike other congenital conditions that have a deletion or mutation, individuals with Down syndrome have an extra chromosome 21. This extra chromosome causes “overexpression” of genes that change metabolism and function of antioxidants, amino acids, digestive enzymes, and other essential […]

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Taste-Enhancing Suggestions for Nutrivene

Flavored Yogurts (Trix, Stoneyfield Farms, Dannon, etc.) Applesauce & Flavored Applesauces (peach, strawberry, wildberry, etc.) Baby Foods (peach, plum, blueberry, apricot, banana, etc.) Pudding Oatmeal Maple & Other Flavored Pancake Syrups Grenadine Hersheyís Chocolate Syrup & Strawberry Quick Syrup Jams, Jellies & Preserves Spaghetti Sauce Condiments (catsup, mustard, etc.) Carbonated Soft Drinks (Coke, Pepsi, Root […]

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Observations on Nutrition and Weight Development in Children with Downs Syndrome

Introduction Children and young people with Downs Syndrome and their parents are faced with a multitude of health-related problems. This frequently involves one particular topic, nutrition, being viewed from a professional rather than a parental point of view, which can lead to substantial long-term health problems and risks. The weight gain in children with Downs […]

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An Overview of the GAPS Diet

GAPSdiet.com Simplified GAPS Outline Here is a simplified outline of the GAPS Nutritional Program.  Please refer to Gut and Psychology Syndrome for more detailed information. THE NUTRITIONAL PROGRAM 1. Diet The recommended diet for GAPS patients is largely based on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD).  The main difference pertains to dairy products. SCD permits lactose-free […]

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