FPIES What is it?

Food Protein-Induced Entercolitis Syndrome (FPIES)– is when the body reacts to the protein in food.  For some children, one food is the trigger and for others multiple foods trigger the response.  Read more about FPIES here. Last week we began to suspect Elizabeth might have FPIES.  She has vomited multiple times per day her entire… Continue reading FPIES What is it?

Weight Gain Shakes

Pediasure is marketed as a “nutrition drink” and “as part of a healthy diet”.  Holy cats– honestly, I’m shocked that any parent falls for this– but marketing is full of tricks and deception to convince the average person to buy the marketed product. Pediasure is comprised of water, corn maltodextrin (glycemic index of 130!), sugar… Continue reading Weight Gain Shakes