When a person cares for a family member or friend who needs nutritional support – or themselves – they must know the ins and outs of supplies and equipment.
September 1, 2020 | Enteral/Nutritional
Cross-contact happens when one food comes into contact with another food and their proteins mix. As a result, each food then contains small – usually not even visible – amounts of the other one, which can be a problem for those with food allergies, according to Gina Salvatori, a registered dietitian with CHC Solutions, Inc.
August 23, 2020 | Enteral/Nutritional
Some researchers estimate that more than 50 percent of children diagnosed with autism have an issue with food or feeding, according to the nonprofit group Autism Speaks.
May 18, 2020 | Enteral/Nutritional
Children with feeding tubes may need some extra attention
regarding oral/dental care, because children who don’t eat orally at all or as
often typically don’t produce as much teeth-cleaning saliva as other children
January 6, 2020 | Enteral/Nutritional
Having a feeding tube can be difficult to manage. Travelling away from home should not add an unnecessary burden. By asking the right questions and being prepared, people with feeding tubes can learn to travel a little bit easier, according to the Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation.