Top 20 Doctor insights on: Milk soy

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Are soy milk &soy products better substitutes to milk& milk products for a diabetic type 2 person?

Are soy milk &soy products better substitutes to milk& milk products for a diabetic type 2 person?

Research shows bette: Research has shown that it is better which was published in journal of nutrition.The army veterans with advanced diabetes were able to lower unwanted protein in the urine and increase their HDL level in the blood by eating soy protein. ...Read more

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Is rice milk soy formula or soy milk better for a toddler with milk intolerance?

Is rice milk soy formula or soy milk better for a toddler with milk intolerance?

More palateable: Either formula will work, however, there is an issue with palatability of the infant to tolerate the formula. Thus, its a matter of trying out the formula. Historically the soy based formula is more popular and also less expensive and readily available. Rice formula tends to be sold in certains stores. ...Read more

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Should I avoid banana n soy milk soy product for my subclinical hyperthyroid?

Should I avoid banana n soy milk soy product for my subclinical hyperthyroid?

Hyperthyroid: Found no references to banana, but soy if u are allergic to it, may worsen thyroid condition. See http://www. Ehow. Com/facts_5484988_foods-avoid-hyperthyroidism.Html for other foods recommended to avoid in hyperthyroidism. Your endocrinologist may have a list of foods to eat & those to avoid as well. ...Read more

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My baby has mucusy runny like poop, she is one month old. Could this mean a milk/soy reaction?

My baby has mucusy runny like poop, she is one month old. Could this mean a milk/soy reaction?

Yes: Mucous in stools suggests irritation of the lining of the intestines. One reason for this a tthis age would be allergy. The most likely culprits, if allergy, would be milk and/or egg but soy is possible as well. If breast feeding try a 2 week period off milk products and see what happens, if not better try this with egg, finally soy. If better probably was an allergy and should be outgrown later. ...Read more

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What to do if I found out I am allergic to all dairy products goats milk soy gluten eggs corn and all white fish plus I'm vegan, what can I eat?

What to do if I found out I am allergic to all dairy products goats milk soy gluten eggs corn and all white fish plus I'm vegan, what can I eat?

Trust your gut ;): Call me a skeptic. I worry you've been done a disservice. By how you phrased the question, I have a hunch someone blasted you w/ random blood tests. Then assumed all positives were true. Naive. It's easy to test; takes experience/wisdom to interpret, based on evidenced-based medicine. See a good allergist (many in chicagoland) to learn which of these values represent a true positive. ...Read more

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What to do if I discovered out I am allergic to all dairy products goats milk soy gluten eggs corn and all white fish plus I'm vegan, what can I eat?

What to do if I discovered out I am allergic to all dairy products goats milk soy gluten eggs corn and all white fish plus I'm vegan, what can I eat?

What to eat?: I recommend you work with a good nutritionist who enjoys challenges like yours. There are so many things you can eat! You want to make sure you eat a varied, nourishing diet, and not just a few things not on your forbidden list. ...Read more

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8 wk old milk/soy protein allergy -on neocate, &allergic to rice. Showed similar reaction to nutra that contained rice/corn starch-allergic to starch?

8 wk old milk/soy protein allergy -on neocate, &allergic to rice. Showed similar reaction to nutra that contained rice/corn starch-allergic to starch?

Milk Allergy: Allergies are due to a reaction to protein. Corn is a starch or carbohydrate. If you infant reacted to nutra, it would not be from reacting to the starch. I assume the reaction was either eczema or bloody stools, not gas or a change in stools. If the reaction was not eczema or bloody stools, your baby may be intolerant and not allergic. ...Read more

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Allergy test I took to nuts, fish, milk, soy, was negative. This means, there is no reason for the tongue to swell, and kill me? I have health anxiety

Allergy test I took to nuts, fish, milk, soy, was negative. This means, there is no reason for the tongue to swell, and kill me? I have health anxiety

Allergy tests: The tests you had done were food allergens. Although it is encouraging that they are negative, there are other things you could be allergic to, such as aeroallergens: pollens, grasses, trees, weeds and even animals. Any kind of a reaction to allergen could cause tongue swelling. There are other causes of tongue swelling, but allergies & trauma are most common. Not common to kill, though. ...Read more

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Allergic to milk and soy based formulas?

Allergic to milk and soy based formulas?

Elemental formula: There are multiple brand of formula available that are either hydrolyzed or if the allergy is true ige mediated then there are 2 formula products available that are pure Amino Acid formulas (neocate and elecare) without any of the milk or soy protiens. ...Read more

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What is the difference between lactaid milk and soy milk?

What is the difference between lactaid milk and soy milk?

Cows milk vs soy: Lactaid milk is still cows milk with the same protein, vitamins, and calcium as regular cows milk, and is also lactose free. Soy milk is derived from soy beans, so it is also lactose free. It does not have the same protein content as cows milk. They are both good if you suffer from lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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For a one yr old child with milk and soy allergy, is it helpful to give rice milk in his diet?

For a one yr old child with milk and soy allergy, is it helpful to give rice milk in his diet?

Milk/soy allergy: First, u need to be sure it is true allergy to both. You can use almond milk as well. Rice milk is okay as a last resort. What are the symptoms of your chil'd allergies. ...Read more

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Is it okay to switch from whole milk to soy milk? My son has been having constipation for a while now and iam very worried. Help

Is it okay to switch from whole milk to soy milk? My son has been having constipation for a while now and iam very worried. Help

Avoid soy: Soy "milk" is highly processed and is not good to consume - by anybody. You didn't mention how old your son is. If he is an infant he needs a properly balanced substitute if you can't breast feed him. If older he may not even need milk. You may want to consider goat milk if cow dairy is giving him problems. Remember that children need fat for brain development. Stay away from low fat foods. ...Read more

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Can gluten diet, milk and soy products dangerous for Hashimoto's patients?

Can gluten diet, milk and soy products dangerous for Hashimoto's patients?

Gluten, if celiac dz: There's an association between celiac disease &autoimmune thyroid dz (eg:Hashimoto's).Celiac disease is an inherited intolerance to proteins in wheat, rye, &barley (glutens);get abnormal immune system activation. Symptoms can include smelly, floating stool, gas, weight loss, anemia, vitamin deficiencies, osteoporosis/easy fractures, more. Ask doc before trying gluten free diet-it's quite restrictive. ...Read more

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What should be done if toddler is allergic to cow milk and soy based formulas?

What should be done if toddler is allergic to cow milk and soy based formulas?

Elemental formulas: For those who become intolerant to bovine and soy protein, there are elemental formulas that contain predigested proteins that work. You can find one (alumentum, alumentum ready to feed, nutramagen, elecare).All are expensive but after 4-6 weekss on one, the gut may heal enough to tolerate other foods. Work with your ped to find one that works for your kid. All are difficult. ...Read more

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I am searching for a milk substitute for a child allergic to milk protein, soy, and eggs?

I am searching for a milk substitute for a child allergic to milk protein, soy, and eggs?

Age?????: Infants can receive a relatively expensive but reliable product such as alumentum formula which is made from broken up proteins to avoid allergic reacctions. After weaning, a child can avoid milk altogether and get the protein/fat/fluid & calcium they need from alternative foods. Calcium for bone growth can be found in Tums (calcium carbonate) or calcium tablets & other needs come from whatever the kid will eat. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my son is allergic to milk, eggs, soy, tree nuts and sesame, I was wondering what variety of food I can give, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my son is allergic to milk, eggs, soy, tree nuts and sesame, I was wondering what variety of food I can give, what do you suggest?

Too complex 4 site: This is an issue that should be worked out by you with the allergist and the kids pcp. You didn't mention wheat but the pattern suggests some gut issues that could be gluten sensitivity. If so, a restrictive diet for 6-8 weeks may improve the gut enough that some of the foods could be added back in rotation. ...Read more

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