CPNP Nutrition Pearls

Having a hard time staying up-to-date on the latest and greatest pediatric nutrition information?  Stay current with pediatric nutrition topics presented by the expert dietitians from CPNP in less than 120 seconds!  Delivered to your inbox and also available to view here every month.

Nutrition Pearls are short presentations, prepared by CPNP members as a “hot topic” educational item for NASPGHAN physician members, particularly for those members who have limited access to pediatric nutritional professionals. A new topic will come to you monthly to help you stay up-to-date.  If you have ideas or suggestions for topics you’d like to hear more about, please email CPNP at cpnp.naspghan@gmail.com.

Nutrition Pearl - August 2019

For August , we continue our blenderized nutrition series with Part 3: Food Based Commercial Formulas. 

Nutrition Pearl - July 2019

For July, hear from an expert about the Use of Skimmed Breast Milk in the Management of Chylothorax.

Use of Skimmed Breast Milk
(Adobe PDF File)

Nutrition Pearl - April 2019

For April, we tackle Arsenic Exposure from Rice Products, and offer alternative options.

 

Nutrition Pearl - March 2019

For March, we offer Eosinophilic Esophagitis Part 2: Elimination Diet.

 

Nutrition Pearl - February 2019

February starts a two-part series on Nutrition Therapy for Eosinophilic Esophagitis.

 

Nutrition Pearl - January 2019

For January, we offer Providing Adequate Micronutrients to Enterally-fed Children with Low Energy Needs.

 

Nutrition Pearl - December 2018

For December, we offer Oral Rehydration Solutions.

 
Oral Rehydration Solutions
(Adobe PDF File)

Nutrition Pearl - November 2018

For November, we offer Oral Allergy Syndrome: Cross-reactive Foods and Management.


Oral Allergy Syndrome
(Adobe PDF File)

Nutrition Pearl - October 2018

Choosing a nutritionally appropriate cow's milk substitute for a patient depends on several factors.  The presentation for this month addresses this common frustration.

Nutrition Pearl - September 2018

Hot on the heels of last month's Blenderized Tube Feeding Part 1, Part 2 dives deeper into creating a recipe and monitoring a patient after implementation.
Blenderized Tube Feeding Part 2
(Microsoft Word Document)

Nutrition Pearl - August 2018

This month, we review the indications for use of Blenderized Tube Feeding, Part 1, as well as the benefits, contraindications and the basic steps of creating a recipe.
Blenderized Tube Feeding
(Adobe PDF File)

Nutrition Pearl -July 2018

This month, we review Pediatric Malnutrition Z-SCORES Part 2. Dietitians use z-scores instead of percentiles to better describe a child's nutritional status; it makes a notable difference.

Nutrition Pearl -June 2018

This month, we review Pediatric Malnutrition Z-SCORES Part 1. Dietitians use z-scores instead of percentiles to better describe a child's nutritional status; it makes a notable difference.
Z scores: Take Home Message
(Adobe PDF File)

Nutrition Pearl - May 2018

This month, we review FPIES. FPIES has increased in prevalence in recent years and we’ve seen great variation in triggering foods for patients. Despite minimal data available to support a universal intervention, we present some initial strategies you can use in your practice.

Nutrition Pearl - April 2018

This month, we review Possible Pitfalls in Maintaining a Gluten-free Diet. For people who benefit from a gluten-free diet, receiving adequate nutrients and avoiding hidden sources of gluten present a big challenge. Watch the video for ideas to help these patients and families. 
New ContentFile
(Microsoft Word Document)

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Nutrition Pearls
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