Food Policy

The Medical Nutrition Equity Act of 2021

By Kathy Downing Join FEI in our support of the Medical Nutrition Equity Act of 2021 (S. 2013/ H.R. 3783). Passing this legislation would provide public and private insurance coverage for medically necessary foods for inherited metabolic disorders and digestive conditions.  [...]

The Medical Nutrition Equity Act of 2021 2021-12-08T14:38:55-06:00

FEI Advocate: Nehgar

By Sofia Gillespie Nehgar with son, Nile. Nehgar Goudat is a mother of a young child with food allergies. Her son, Nile, is allergic to coconut, wheat, dairy, soy, tree nuts, peas, and eggs. “It is a lot [...]

FEI Advocate: Nehgar 2021-10-14T15:18:45-05:00

FEI Advocate: Dawn

By Sofia Gillespie Meet Dawn. “I remember in college one time this couple invited me over for dinner, and they were having pork chops. I'm allergic to pork, but I was too embarrassed to tell them that I [...]

FEI Advocate: Dawn 2021-10-14T15:06:51-05:00

La Alimentación es Medicina

Por Sofia Gillespie Traducido por Kimberly Colula   “Medicina ha tomado un nuevo significado” dice Jodi Shroba, APRN, enfermera practicante en Children's Mercy Hospital. Lo que tradicionalmente es visto como “un medicamento que ingiere su cuerpo para hacerle sentir mejor,” ahora [...]

La Alimentación es Medicina 2021-09-15T12:31:42-05:00

La alimentación es medicina para EEo

- Stephanie Page, MD, Midwest Pediatric Specialists La Esofagitis Eosinofílica o EEo es una clase de reacción alérgica, pero no en el sentido clásico. Es donde los glóbulos blancos, llamados eosinófilos, se acumulan en el esófago (el tubo que une [...]

La alimentación es medicina para EEo 2021-09-16T09:05:05-05:00

La alimentación es medicina para la enfermedad celíaca

- Julia Bracken, MD, Children's Mercy Hospital Así como las alergias alimenticias, la única manera de tratar la enfermedad celíaca es evitar por completo, pero evitar una cosa en particular: gluten. “Aún no tenemos algún medicamento en el sentido tradicional [...]

La alimentación es medicina para la enfermedad celíaca 2021-09-15T11:59:38-05:00

La alimentación es medicina para alergias alimentarias

- Jodi Shroba, APRN, Children's Mercy Hospital   “En alergias alimentarias, cuando hablamos sobre el tema de ‘la alimentación es medicina’, estamos hablando sobre proveyendo alimentos que son una buena alternativa para alimentos que ya no consumen” La única manera [...]

La alimentación es medicina para alergias alimentarias 2021-09-15T11:33:41-05:00

Food is Food Allergy Medicine

An interview with Jodi Shroba, APRN “In food allergy, when we talk about ‘food is medicine,’ we are talking about providing foods that are safe to eat as an alternative to foods they are no longer eating.” The only known [...]

Food is Food Allergy Medicine 2021-09-15T11:34:20-05:00

FOOD IS MEDICINE

“Medicine has taken a new definition,” says Jodi Shroba, APRN, Clinical Nurse Practitioner at Children’s Mercy Hospital. What was traditionally viewed as “a drug you put in your body that makes you feel better,” is now being understood on a [...]

FOOD IS MEDICINE 2021-08-26T10:37:49-05:00

Food is EoE Medicine

An interview with Stephanie Page, MD, Midwest Pediatric Specialists For EoE, food is medicine. Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a type of allergic reaction, but not in the classic sense. It is where white blood cells (called eosinophils) accumulate in the [...]

Food is EoE Medicine 2021-09-15T12:08:14-05:00