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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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Lower Zinc Levels in Children with Down Syndrome

Research has established that zinc metabolism is altered in Down syndrome. This study compared a group of children with Down syndrome with a control group both with children ages 4 to 11 years. Zinc concentrations were significantly lower in plasma of children with Down syndrome. Abstract Experimental and clinical studies have established that zinc metabolism […]

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Case Study: Alzheimer’s Risk Reduced by Vitamins

A study conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health indicates that taking high daily doses of Vitamins C and E may reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) by at least 64%. The five-year study, published in the January 2004 issue of the Archives of Neurology, included 4,740 participants aged 65 years […]

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Case Study: Padiat. Praxis. 59: 703-708 (2001)

Physicians Recognize the Importance of Antioxidants in the Long Term Management of Down Syndrome A recent review published by Drs. Gert Lubec and Ephrem Engidawork of the Department of Pediatrics, University of Vienna (Journal of Neurology, 2002, Vol 249: 1347-1356) eloquently outlines the scientific rationale for the need for increased antioxidant supplementation in the diets […]

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The therapeutic effect of antioxidant nutritional intervention on the quality of life of people with DS

Case Study Completed on Nutrivene: M.J. Gelb, M.D., a pediatrician from Germany, has conducted a study of Nutrivene on patients with Down syndrome. Results of the study were published in the German pediatric publication, Padiatriche Praxis, entitled “Targeted Nutritional Intervention (TNI) for Children with Down Syndrome.” Dr. Gelb’s study consisted of 38 patients (ages 6 […]

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Abstract no.: 776

Early intervention in down syndrome: The effect of antioxidants N.A. Meguid & S. Ismail The present study investigated the role of antioxidant nutritional support in conjunction with a training Portage programme designed to improve the capabilities of patients with Down Syndrome (DS). The study included 60 children with DS aged between 2 and 45 months. […]

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Seaweed in Colon Health & Nutrition (Part 2)

by Simon Ranger Balance of micronutrients A really comprehensive nutrient spectrum is difficult to obtain from landgrown and manufactured foods (11) where the effect of soil deficiencies and nutrient imbalances is well documented (12). Still more so in special diets, where certain foods are restricted due to illness and therapy, allergy and intolerance, pregnancy, metabolic […]

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Seaweed in Colon Health & Nutrition (Part 1)

by Simon Ranger Seaweeds, or ‘kelps’ as the wild brown algae are sometimes called, are known to assist the acid-alkaline balance (1), have a prebiotic effect on the gut flora (2), help protect the gut lining (3), stimulate the secretion of digestive enzymes (4) assist nutrient absorption and metabolism, and thus strengthen immunity.  This verbal […]

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