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lissyg
10-09-2006, 02:40 PM
am looking for ideas to convince my niece how important it is for
her to eat and gain weight so she can be healthy overall. does
anyone have anything that works well on a stubborn 10 year old?
thanks!!

lissyg
10-09-2006, 02:40 PM
am looking for ideas to convince my niece how important it is for
her to eat and gain weight so she can be healthy overall. does
anyone have anything that works well on a stubborn 10 year old?
thanks!!

lissyg
10-09-2006, 02:40 PM
am looking for ideas to convince my niece how important it is for
her to eat and gain weight so she can be healthy overall. does
anyone have anything that works well on a stubborn 10 year old?
thanks!!

dude
10-14-2006, 07:07 AM
give her a chocolate milkshake called scandishake.You can have it
prescribed from the docter.It has 600 calories mixed with milk.It
comes in a variety of flavours  chocolate strawberry
vannila.And its very delicious

dude
10-14-2006, 07:07 AM
give her a chocolate milkshake called scandishake.You can have it
prescribed from the docter.It has 600 calories mixed with milk.It
comes in a variety of flavours  chocolate strawberry
vannila.And its very delicious

dude
10-14-2006, 07:07 AM
give her a chocolate milkshake called scandishake.You can have it
prescribed from the docter.It has 600 calories mixed with milk.It
comes in a variety of flavours  chocolate strawberry
vannila.And its very delicious

Jane
10-14-2006, 09:04 AM
My son (now 15) has always had trouble gaining weight. He prefers veggies and fruit to high calorie foods. He never liked Scandi because of the texture. In fact he doesn't even enjoy ice cream or milk shakes- the easiest thing for gaining.

We choose higher calorie food whenever possible (like bread with 120 cal per slice). We add cream and chocolate to milk, that kind of stuff. We found a product called Benecalorie that is a little tub of stuff with 330 calories. You can mix it in other food, but again, if your neice is sensitive to textures it might not work.

It is a constant struggle for us too. People say to me, "just tell him to eat" Yah Right <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> My kids got g-tubes which took some of the pressure off. But boy, I understand your frustration.

Jane
10-14-2006, 09:04 AM
My son (now 15) has always had trouble gaining weight. He prefers veggies and fruit to high calorie foods. He never liked Scandi because of the texture. In fact he doesn't even enjoy ice cream or milk shakes- the easiest thing for gaining.

We choose higher calorie food whenever possible (like bread with 120 cal per slice). We add cream and chocolate to milk, that kind of stuff. We found a product called Benecalorie that is a little tub of stuff with 330 calories. You can mix it in other food, but again, if your neice is sensitive to textures it might not work.

It is a constant struggle for us too. People say to me, "just tell him to eat" Yah Right <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> My kids got g-tubes which took some of the pressure off. But boy, I understand your frustration.

Jane
10-14-2006, 09:04 AM
My son (now 15) has always had trouble gaining weight. He prefers veggies and fruit to high calorie foods. He never liked Scandi because of the texture. In fact he doesn't even enjoy ice cream or milk shakes- the easiest thing for gaining.

We choose higher calorie food whenever possible (like bread with 120 cal per slice). We add cream and chocolate to milk, that kind of stuff. We found a product called Benecalorie that is a little tub of stuff with 330 calories. You can mix it in other food, but again, if your neice is sensitive to textures it might not work.

It is a constant struggle for us too. People say to me, "just tell him to eat" Yah Right <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> My kids got g-tubes which took some of the pressure off. But boy, I understand your frustration.

liljudge
10-17-2006, 05:56 AM
after various tactics of trying supplements we came across calogen adam takes 10mls 3 times a day and his weight has improved

liljudge
10-17-2006, 05:56 AM
after various tactics of trying supplements we came across calogen adam takes 10mls 3 times a day and his weight has improved

liljudge
10-17-2006, 05:56 AM
after various tactics of trying supplements we came across calogen adam takes 10mls 3 times a day and his weight has improved

Anns
10-24-2006, 09:35 PM
Jane,<br>
What is Benecalorie? &nbsp;Can u get it in a grocery store? &nbsp;I
am always looking for extra additives. &nbsp;On walffles I put
butter then add peanut butter, and same with his toast, i first
butter it then add jelly. &nbsp;

Anns
10-24-2006, 09:35 PM
Jane,<br>
What is Benecalorie? &nbsp;Can u get it in a grocery store? &nbsp;I
am always looking for extra additives. &nbsp;On walffles I put
butter then add peanut butter, and same with his toast, i first
butter it then add jelly. &nbsp;

Anns
10-24-2006, 09:35 PM
Jane,<br>
What is Benecalorie? &nbsp;Can u get it in a grocery store? &nbsp;I
am always looking for extra additives. &nbsp;On walffles I put
butter then add peanut butter, and same with his toast, i first
butter it then add jelly. &nbsp;

caymancf
11-05-2006, 02:06 AM
do i ever share your frustration!! My son is 10 and has this fear of being fat!! As if thats going to happen! One thing that he really likes is Nutella. Its a chocolate spread (italian version of peanut butter) I make pancakes with cream instead of water or milk, and he spreads the Nutella on top!

caymancf
11-05-2006, 02:06 AM
do i ever share your frustration!! My son is 10 and has this fear of being fat!! As if thats going to happen! One thing that he really likes is Nutella. Its a chocolate spread (italian version of peanut butter) I make pancakes with cream instead of water or milk, and he spreads the Nutella on top!

caymancf
11-05-2006, 02:06 AM
do i ever share your frustration!! My son is 10 and has this fear of being fat!! As if thats going to happen! One thing that he really likes is Nutella. Its a chocolate spread (italian version of peanut butter) I make pancakes with cream instead of water or milk, and he spreads the Nutella on top!

Rebjane
11-08-2006, 02:12 PM
My daughter loves Nutella too. She'll eat it by the spoonful. we'll give her a gob of peanut butter and a gob of Nutella with some pretzels, carrots, sliced apples and she dips them in and loves it. I can't eat Nutella myself even looking at the jar I gain 5 pounds, just kidding.

Rebjane
11-08-2006, 02:12 PM
My daughter loves Nutella too. She'll eat it by the spoonful. we'll give her a gob of peanut butter and a gob of Nutella with some pretzels, carrots, sliced apples and she dips them in and loves it. I can't eat Nutella myself even looking at the jar I gain 5 pounds, just kidding.

Rebjane
11-08-2006, 02:12 PM
My daughter loves Nutella too. She'll eat it by the spoonful. we'll give her a gob of peanut butter and a gob of Nutella with some pretzels, carrots, sliced apples and she dips them in and loves it. I can't eat Nutella myself even looking at the jar I gain 5 pounds, just kidding.

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biz
11-14-2006, 10:06 PM
i have a 12 month boy w/ cf and am looking for new things to give him given his age that will help him gain weight. help!!! what is nutella?

elizabeth
aidan 12 month w/cf

biz
11-14-2006, 10:06 PM
i have a 12 month boy w/ cf and am looking for new things to give him given his age that will help him gain weight. help!!! what is nutella?

elizabeth
aidan 12 month w/cf

biz
11-14-2006, 10:06 PM
i have a 12 month boy w/ cf and am looking for new things to give him given his age that will help him gain weight. help!!! what is nutella?

elizabeth
aidan 12 month w/cf

khmommy
11-16-2006, 07:38 PM
Nutella is "the original creamy, chocolaty hazelnut spread" according to thier website! <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.nutellausa.com/">http://www.nutellausa.com/</a>

khmommy
11-16-2006, 07:38 PM
Nutella is "the original creamy, chocolaty hazelnut spread" according to thier website! <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.nutellausa.com/">http://www.nutellausa.com/</a>

khmommy
11-16-2006, 07:38 PM
Nutella is "the original creamy, chocolaty hazelnut spread" according to thier website! <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.nutellausa.com/">http://www.nutellausa.com/</a>

kathiel
11-24-2006, 01:28 AM
For my 3 year old I go to walmart and get the 350 cal adult drinks...its a 6 pack for about 4 bucks. Well worth it for the weight she gains. Even with her GJ she wasnt gaining enough weight, but she put on 2 pounds in one week with the 350 cal drinks. Needless to say she is sick now and has lost it, but I can only imagine where she would be if I wasnt still giving it to her and if we hadnt gotten the 2 pounds on her before she got sick.
Kathie

kathiel
11-24-2006, 01:28 AM
For my 3 year old I go to walmart and get the 350 cal adult drinks...its a 6 pack for about 4 bucks. Well worth it for the weight she gains. Even with her GJ she wasnt gaining enough weight, but she put on 2 pounds in one week with the 350 cal drinks. Needless to say she is sick now and has lost it, but I can only imagine where she would be if I wasnt still giving it to her and if we hadnt gotten the 2 pounds on her before she got sick.
Kathie

kathiel
11-24-2006, 01:28 AM
For my 3 year old I go to walmart and get the 350 cal adult drinks...its a 6 pack for about 4 bucks. Well worth it for the weight she gains. Even with her GJ she wasnt gaining enough weight, but she put on 2 pounds in one week with the 350 cal drinks. Needless to say she is sick now and has lost it, but I can only imagine where she would be if I wasnt still giving it to her and if we hadnt gotten the 2 pounds on her before she got sick.
Kathie

FNguitarguy
12-29-2006, 09:03 PM
Im 21 and i have struggled with weight my whole life, it's so hard to put on pounds no matter how much i eat.... the past few years I've found the only real thing that works is eating HOME COOKED FOOD, not to go out to much, snack!.... i too like healthy foods rather than real fatty oily food. One of the bigger things i snack on that has a lot of cal. is supplements like the weight gainers and i add milk, instead of ice i use ice cream, the powder, and peanut butter. I have come across any miracle weight gains but sticking to it and not partying so much as well as working out really helps keeping me strong, healthy and most importantly away from the hospital.

FNguitarguy
12-29-2006, 09:03 PM
Im 21 and i have struggled with weight my whole life, it's so hard to put on pounds no matter how much i eat.... the past few years I've found the only real thing that works is eating HOME COOKED FOOD, not to go out to much, snack!.... i too like healthy foods rather than real fatty oily food. One of the bigger things i snack on that has a lot of cal. is supplements like the weight gainers and i add milk, instead of ice i use ice cream, the powder, and peanut butter. I have come across any miracle weight gains but sticking to it and not partying so much as well as working out really helps keeping me strong, healthy and most importantly away from the hospital.

FNguitarguy
12-29-2006, 09:03 PM
Im 21 and i have struggled with weight my whole life, it's so hard to put on pounds no matter how much i eat.... the past few years I've found the only real thing that works is eating HOME COOKED FOOD, not to go out to much, snack!.... i too like healthy foods rather than real fatty oily food. One of the bigger things i snack on that has a lot of cal. is supplements like the weight gainers and i add milk, instead of ice i use ice cream, the powder, and peanut butter. I have come across any miracle weight gains but sticking to it and not partying so much as well as working out really helps keeping me strong, healthy and most importantly away from the hospital.

OperaMama
01-29-2007, 12:31 AM
As gross as it seems to me, a bratwurst has, like, 25 grams of fat plus all that protein and fat-- definitely needs an additional enzyme with those "dogs."

OperaMama
01-29-2007, 12:31 AM
As gross as it seems to me, a bratwurst has, like, 25 grams of fat plus all that protein and fat-- definitely needs an additional enzyme with those "dogs."

OperaMama
01-29-2007, 12:31 AM
As gross as it seems to me, a bratwurst has, like, 25 grams of fat plus all that protein and fat-- definitely needs an additional enzyme with those "dogs."

karenanne99
01-29-2007, 01:17 PM
I am from Canada and I am not sure if Farmers Milkshakes are available elsewhere but they are awesome, the dont have as much calories as scandieshakes, Farmers only have 380 calories (I think) but they have much the same texture as milk, they aren't thick or gross. They come in vanilla, strawberry, or chocholate. They are delicious and when I had weight-gaining problems I drank about 5-6 a day and it worked wonders ...haha now that I am older I am trying to lose weight!! I also ate lots of cheese which is high in fat but not unhealthy, um chicken fingers were also a huge favorite but too much fried foods probably wasn't good for me but it worked too! <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-tongue.gif" border="0">
Good Luck!

karenanne99
01-29-2007, 01:17 PM
I am from Canada and I am not sure if Farmers Milkshakes are available elsewhere but they are awesome, the dont have as much calories as scandieshakes, Farmers only have 380 calories (I think) but they have much the same texture as milk, they aren't thick or gross. They come in vanilla, strawberry, or chocholate. They are delicious and when I had weight-gaining problems I drank about 5-6 a day and it worked wonders ...haha now that I am older I am trying to lose weight!! I also ate lots of cheese which is high in fat but not unhealthy, um chicken fingers were also a huge favorite but too much fried foods probably wasn't good for me but it worked too! <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-tongue.gif" border="0">
Good Luck!

karenanne99
01-29-2007, 01:17 PM
I am from Canada and I am not sure if Farmers Milkshakes are available elsewhere but they are awesome, the dont have as much calories as scandieshakes, Farmers only have 380 calories (I think) but they have much the same texture as milk, they aren't thick or gross. They come in vanilla, strawberry, or chocholate. They are delicious and when I had weight-gaining problems I drank about 5-6 a day and it worked wonders ...haha now that I am older I am trying to lose weight!! I also ate lots of cheese which is high in fat but not unhealthy, um chicken fingers were also a huge favorite but too much fried foods probably wasn't good for me but it worked too! <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-tongue.gif" border="0">
Good Luck!

kayleesgrandma
01-30-2007, 08:01 PM
You guys are all so awsome, I have been looking for ways to help Kaylee gain weight--she only gained 1/2 lb at last cf visit (which is every three months), so the drs are concerned. I thank you for your advice.

kayleesgrandma
01-30-2007, 08:01 PM
You guys are all so awsome, I have been looking for ways to help Kaylee gain weight--she only gained 1/2 lb at last cf visit (which is every three months), so the drs are concerned. I thank you for your advice.

kayleesgrandma
01-30-2007, 08:01 PM
You guys are all so awsome, I have been looking for ways to help Kaylee gain weight--she only gained 1/2 lb at last cf visit (which is every three months), so the drs are concerned. I thank you for your advice.

OperaMama
02-04-2007, 02:09 AM
Oh, and macadamia nuts are really high fat and protein! All those nut butters...

OperaMama
02-04-2007, 02:09 AM
Oh, and macadamia nuts are really high fat and protein! All those nut butters...

OperaMama
02-04-2007, 02:09 AM
Oh, and macadamia nuts are really high fat and protein! All those nut butters...

Emeraldmirror
02-08-2007, 01:27 PM
It's going to sound really weird but it worked for me when i was little, i really liked to eat salad and veggies and hated cakes and cookies etc. but the thing that my mom finally figured out for me was skip breakfast, i know it sounds so ridiculous but it works, just give them bigger lunches and bigger dinners. It's the reason why so many people are .. well flat out... fat, you skip breakfast your body's metabolisim (sp) slows down and goes into "starvation mode" as long as the other meals are big the extra calories and fat will stay instead of being burned off... i mean it worked with me also because i hated eating breakfast, it was a constant struggle to get me to eat... it might not work if he loves breakfast he may not appreciate you taking it away.. but that's what worked with me.. within about 6 months i gained like 20 pounds .. my mom just gave me a bigger lunch and i ate when i was at home.

Ashley 22 w/cf

Emeraldmirror
02-08-2007, 01:27 PM
It's going to sound really weird but it worked for me when i was little, i really liked to eat salad and veggies and hated cakes and cookies etc. but the thing that my mom finally figured out for me was skip breakfast, i know it sounds so ridiculous but it works, just give them bigger lunches and bigger dinners. It's the reason why so many people are .. well flat out... fat, you skip breakfast your body's metabolisim (sp) slows down and goes into "starvation mode" as long as the other meals are big the extra calories and fat will stay instead of being burned off... i mean it worked with me also because i hated eating breakfast, it was a constant struggle to get me to eat... it might not work if he loves breakfast he may not appreciate you taking it away.. but that's what worked with me.. within about 6 months i gained like 20 pounds .. my mom just gave me a bigger lunch and i ate when i was at home.

Ashley 22 w/cf

Emeraldmirror
02-08-2007, 01:27 PM
It's going to sound really weird but it worked for me when i was little, i really liked to eat salad and veggies and hated cakes and cookies etc. but the thing that my mom finally figured out for me was skip breakfast, i know it sounds so ridiculous but it works, just give them bigger lunches and bigger dinners. It's the reason why so many people are .. well flat out... fat, you skip breakfast your body's metabolisim (sp) slows down and goes into "starvation mode" as long as the other meals are big the extra calories and fat will stay instead of being burned off... i mean it worked with me also because i hated eating breakfast, it was a constant struggle to get me to eat... it might not work if he loves breakfast he may not appreciate you taking it away.. but that's what worked with me.. within about 6 months i gained like 20 pounds .. my mom just gave me a bigger lunch and i ate when i was at home.

Ashley 22 w/cf

wormsmom
03-16-2007, 06:52 PM
I'm sure most of you have heard this before and probably even do it. We are on 7 ultrase mt 20's our limit and yet my daughter wasn't gaining weight and having problems with tummy aches....we started ZANTAC 150mg twice a day with meals and she put on 2 1/2 lbs in 3 months and now you can not get her full <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> YEAH!!!!
Just wanted to share that with you all.

wormsmom
03-16-2007, 06:52 PM
I'm sure most of you have heard this before and probably even do it. We are on 7 ultrase mt 20's our limit and yet my daughter wasn't gaining weight and having problems with tummy aches....we started ZANTAC 150mg twice a day with meals and she put on 2 1/2 lbs in 3 months and now you can not get her full <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> YEAH!!!!
Just wanted to share that with you all.

wormsmom
03-16-2007, 06:52 PM
I'm sure most of you have heard this before and probably even do it. We are on 7 ultrase mt 20's our limit and yet my daughter wasn't gaining weight and having problems with tummy aches....we started ZANTAC 150mg twice a day with meals and she put on 2 1/2 lbs in 3 months and now you can not get her full <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> YEAH!!!!
Just wanted to share that with you all.

yas
03-17-2007, 03:57 AM
<img src="i/expressions/brokenheart.gif" border="0">hello lovely ppl!!does anyone know anything about the milkshake named ENSURE.my daughter hasn gained weight in 2years.need some advice to help her gain.humeira will turn 6 this april
she doesn like the peanut butter either!!help<img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-sad.gif" border="0">

yas
03-17-2007, 03:57 AM
<img src="i/expressions/brokenheart.gif" border="0">hello lovely ppl!!does anyone know anything about the milkshake named ENSURE.my daughter hasn gained weight in 2years.need some advice to help her gain.humeira will turn 6 this april
she doesn like the peanut butter either!!help<img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-sad.gif" border="0">

yas
03-17-2007, 03:57 AM
<img src="i/expressions/brokenheart.gif" border="0">hello lovely ppl!!does anyone know anything about the milkshake named ENSURE.my daughter hasn gained weight in 2years.need some advice to help her gain.humeira will turn 6 this april
she doesn like the peanut butter either!!help<img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-sad.gif" border="0">

JazzysMom
03-17-2007, 08:49 AM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>yas</b></i>

<img src="i/expressions/brokenheart.gif" border="0">hello lovely ppl!!does anyone know anything about the milkshake named ENSURE.my daughter hasn gained weight in 2years.need some advice to help her gain.humeira will turn 6 this april

she doesn like the peanut butter either!!help<img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-sad.gif" border="0"></end quote></div>

What do you want to know? Its available over the counter no need for a prescription. I have drank it, but for me it has to be very cold or you can definitely taste the "formula" taste to it. It comes in a variety of flavors, but like many shakes its pricey.

JazzysMom
03-17-2007, 08:49 AM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>yas</b></i>

<img src="i/expressions/brokenheart.gif" border="0">hello lovely ppl!!does anyone know anything about the milkshake named ENSURE.my daughter hasn gained weight in 2years.need some advice to help her gain.humeira will turn 6 this april

she doesn like the peanut butter either!!help<img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-sad.gif" border="0"></end quote></div>

What do you want to know? Its available over the counter no need for a prescription. I have drank it, but for me it has to be very cold or you can definitely taste the "formula" taste to it. It comes in a variety of flavors, but like many shakes its pricey.

JazzysMom
03-17-2007, 08:49 AM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>yas</b></i>

<img src="i/expressions/brokenheart.gif" border="0">hello lovely ppl!!does anyone know anything about the milkshake named ENSURE.my daughter hasn gained weight in 2years.need some advice to help her gain.humeira will turn 6 this april

she doesn like the peanut butter either!!help<img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-sad.gif" border="0"></end quote></div>

What do you want to know? Its available over the counter no need for a prescription. I have drank it, but for me it has to be very cold or you can definitely taste the "formula" taste to it. It comes in a variety of flavors, but like many shakes its pricey.

Ratatosk
03-17-2007, 03:25 PM
Personally, I can't stand the smell of ensure or pediasure. Smells too vitaminy to me. Friend of mine used to drink ensure at work in the mornings and it'd turn my stomach. I have purchased pediasure for DS and he doesn't seem to mind it.

On a regular basis we give him vanilla carnation instant breakfast made with whole milk and an ounce of cream. Tastes like melted ice cream to me. Think he got burnt out on chocolate, 'cuz he won't touch that or drink chocolate milk. Also, when I give him plain old white milk, I toss in a splash of cream. Same when he has cereal to eat.

Ratatosk
03-17-2007, 03:25 PM
Personally, I can't stand the smell of ensure or pediasure. Smells too vitaminy to me. Friend of mine used to drink ensure at work in the mornings and it'd turn my stomach. I have purchased pediasure for DS and he doesn't seem to mind it.

On a regular basis we give him vanilla carnation instant breakfast made with whole milk and an ounce of cream. Tastes like melted ice cream to me. Think he got burnt out on chocolate, 'cuz he won't touch that or drink chocolate milk. Also, when I give him plain old white milk, I toss in a splash of cream. Same when he has cereal to eat.

Ratatosk
03-17-2007, 03:25 PM
Personally, I can't stand the smell of ensure or pediasure. Smells too vitaminy to me. Friend of mine used to drink ensure at work in the mornings and it'd turn my stomach. I have purchased pediasure for DS and he doesn't seem to mind it.

On a regular basis we give him vanilla carnation instant breakfast made with whole milk and an ounce of cream. Tastes like melted ice cream to me. Think he got burnt out on chocolate, 'cuz he won't touch that or drink chocolate milk. Also, when I give him plain old white milk, I toss in a splash of cream. Same when he has cereal to eat.

bigstar
05-25-2007, 08:21 AM
WOW i didnt know that about ZANTAC!!!!My doc gave it to me because i had some stomach aches....i dont understand ...Which way it helps with appetite?????

bigstar
05-25-2007, 08:21 AM
WOW i didnt know that about ZANTAC!!!!My doc gave it to me because i had some stomach aches....i dont understand ...Which way it helps with appetite?????

bigstar
05-25-2007, 08:21 AM
WOW i didnt know that about ZANTAC!!!!My doc gave it to me because i had some stomach aches....i dont understand ...Which way it helps with appetite?????

scarbrough
05-25-2007, 01:11 PM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>wormsmom</b></i>

I'm sure most of you have heard this before and probably even do it. We are on 7 ultrase mt 20's our limit and yet my daughter wasn't gaining weight and having problems with tummy aches....we started ZANTAC 150mg twice a day with meals and she put on 2 1/2 lbs in 3 months and now you can not get her full <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> YEAH!!!!
Just wanted to share that with you all.</end quote></div>

We also were on Zantac...but now Hannah is on Prevacid.....she is doing well with her weight...some people think she is 3yrs instead of 2yrs old..I am really glad when I hear that, since she was so small before.....I am told by her docs that the Zantac & Prevacid help the enzymes digest properly...without Zantac or Prevacid, the enzymes are dissolving in stomach acid before they help in absorption of fat...so your not getting the full benefit....I would suggest talking to your docs about this...

scarbrough
05-25-2007, 01:11 PM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>wormsmom</b></i>

I'm sure most of you have heard this before and probably even do it. We are on 7 ultrase mt 20's our limit and yet my daughter wasn't gaining weight and having problems with tummy aches....we started ZANTAC 150mg twice a day with meals and she put on 2 1/2 lbs in 3 months and now you can not get her full <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> YEAH!!!!
Just wanted to share that with you all.</end quote></div>

We also were on Zantac...but now Hannah is on Prevacid.....she is doing well with her weight...some people think she is 3yrs instead of 2yrs old..I am really glad when I hear that, since she was so small before.....I am told by her docs that the Zantac & Prevacid help the enzymes digest properly...without Zantac or Prevacid, the enzymes are dissolving in stomach acid before they help in absorption of fat...so your not getting the full benefit....I would suggest talking to your docs about this...

scarbrough
05-25-2007, 01:11 PM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>wormsmom</b></i>

I'm sure most of you have heard this before and probably even do it. We are on 7 ultrase mt 20's our limit and yet my daughter wasn't gaining weight and having problems with tummy aches....we started ZANTAC 150mg twice a day with meals and she put on 2 1/2 lbs in 3 months and now you can not get her full <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> YEAH!!!!
Just wanted to share that with you all.</end quote></div>

We also were on Zantac...but now Hannah is on Prevacid.....she is doing well with her weight...some people think she is 3yrs instead of 2yrs old..I am really glad when I hear that, since she was so small before.....I am told by her docs that the Zantac & Prevacid help the enzymes digest properly...without Zantac or Prevacid, the enzymes are dissolving in stomach acid before they help in absorption of fat...so your not getting the full benefit....I would suggest talking to your docs about this...

cc4561
06-05-2007, 12:06 PM
You will have to experiment with adding extra calories to things they like but balance the calories. Just a suggestion if they like shakes make a supper shake or smoothie w/real fruit and whole milk or ice cream add carnation instant breakfast or Met-RX from your local nutrition store. Do trial and error to find what they like but make sure w/ the extra calories that you use extra enzymes to cover the increase . My son in 23 yrs. old and thank God he will eat just about anything. Feed them throughout the day anytime they will eat make sure meals and snacks are not empty calories but are packed full of protein, good carbs, fats and dairy products.


Travis's Mom

cc4561
06-05-2007, 12:06 PM
You will have to experiment with adding extra calories to things they like but balance the calories. Just a suggestion if they like shakes make a supper shake or smoothie w/real fruit and whole milk or ice cream add carnation instant breakfast or Met-RX from your local nutrition store. Do trial and error to find what they like but make sure w/ the extra calories that you use extra enzymes to cover the increase . My son in 23 yrs. old and thank God he will eat just about anything. Feed them throughout the day anytime they will eat make sure meals and snacks are not empty calories but are packed full of protein, good carbs, fats and dairy products.


Travis's Mom

cc4561
06-05-2007, 12:06 PM
You will have to experiment with adding extra calories to things they like but balance the calories. Just a suggestion if they like shakes make a supper shake or smoothie w/real fruit and whole milk or ice cream add carnation instant breakfast or Met-RX from your local nutrition store. Do trial and error to find what they like but make sure w/ the extra calories that you use extra enzymes to cover the increase . My son in 23 yrs. old and thank God he will eat just about anything. Feed them throughout the day anytime they will eat make sure meals and snacks are not empty calories but are packed full of protein, good carbs, fats and dairy products.


Travis's Mom

cc4561
06-05-2007, 12:06 PM
You will have to experiment with adding extra calories to things they like but balance the calories. Just a suggestion if they like shakes make a supper shake or smoothie w/real fruit and whole milk or ice cream add carnation instant breakfast or Met-RX from your local nutrition store. Do trial and error to find what they like but make sure w/ the extra calories that you use extra enzymes to cover the increase . My son in 23 yrs. old and thank God he will eat just about anything. Feed them throughout the day anytime they will eat make sure meals and snacks are not empty calories but are packed full of protein, good carbs, fats and dairy products.


Travis's Mom

cc4561
06-05-2007, 12:06 PM
You will have to experiment with adding extra calories to things they like but balance the calories. Just a suggestion if they like shakes make a supper shake or smoothie w/real fruit and whole milk or ice cream add carnation instant breakfast or Met-RX from your local nutrition store. Do trial and error to find what they like but make sure w/ the extra calories that you use extra enzymes to cover the increase . My son in 23 yrs. old and thank God he will eat just about anything. Feed them throughout the day anytime they will eat make sure meals and snacks are not empty calories but are packed full of protein, good carbs, fats and dairy products.


Travis's Mom

cc4561
06-05-2007, 12:06 PM
You will have to experiment with adding extra calories to things they like but balance the calories. Just a suggestion if they like shakes make a supper shake or smoothie w/real fruit and whole milk or ice cream add carnation instant breakfast or Met-RX from your local nutrition store. Do trial and error to find what they like but make sure w/ the extra calories that you use extra enzymes to cover the increase . My son in 23 yrs. old and thank God he will eat just about anything. Feed them throughout the day anytime they will eat make sure meals and snacks are not empty calories but are packed full of protein, good carbs, fats and dairy products.


Travis's Mom

pjacques1
07-05-2007, 02:37 AM
What brand of 350 calorie adult drinks have you found at Walmart? Love the idea.

pjacques1
07-05-2007, 02:37 AM
What brand of 350 calorie adult drinks have you found at Walmart? Love the idea.

pjacques1
07-05-2007, 02:37 AM
What brand of 350 calorie adult drinks have you found at Walmart? Love the idea.

pjacques1
07-05-2007, 02:37 AM
What brand of 350 calorie adult drinks have you found at Walmart? Love the idea.

pjacques1
07-05-2007, 02:37 AM
What brand of 350 calorie adult drinks have you found at Walmart? Love the idea.

pjacques1
07-05-2007, 02:37 AM
What brand of 350 calorie adult drinks have you found at Walmart? Love the idea.

joshlogan
07-05-2007, 06:00 AM
i have 2 boys with cf, josh 14-eats like a horse and is solid and logan 13, eats like a bird and is rarly hungry. cereal is what he would live on if given the choice, logan is severly under weight. i try to add cream cheese and butter to mashed potatoes, mayo in mac n cheese just a tablespoon they dont know but it adds more fat and makes it creamier. i make homeade bread alsways adding cheeses and topped with extra butter. as far as the shakes go if you had some icecream, packet of hot chocolate(or fruit) with some protien powder it makes it yummy. try letting him help you cook. logan loves to cook with me and we try new things and add new fatty ingredients each time. i put logan on an "eat every 2 hour"schedule. and keep track of his calories so he can see hoe he is doing......

joshlogan
07-05-2007, 06:00 AM
i have 2 boys with cf, josh 14-eats like a horse and is solid and logan 13, eats like a bird and is rarly hungry. cereal is what he would live on if given the choice, logan is severly under weight. i try to add cream cheese and butter to mashed potatoes, mayo in mac n cheese just a tablespoon they dont know but it adds more fat and makes it creamier. i make homeade bread alsways adding cheeses and topped with extra butter. as far as the shakes go if you had some icecream, packet of hot chocolate(or fruit) with some protien powder it makes it yummy. try letting him help you cook. logan loves to cook with me and we try new things and add new fatty ingredients each time. i put logan on an "eat every 2 hour"schedule. and keep track of his calories so he can see hoe he is doing......

joshlogan
07-05-2007, 06:00 AM
i have 2 boys with cf, josh 14-eats like a horse and is solid and logan 13, eats like a bird and is rarly hungry. cereal is what he would live on if given the choice, logan is severly under weight. i try to add cream cheese and butter to mashed potatoes, mayo in mac n cheese just a tablespoon they dont know but it adds more fat and makes it creamier. i make homeade bread alsways adding cheeses and topped with extra butter. as far as the shakes go if you had some icecream, packet of hot chocolate(or fruit) with some protien powder it makes it yummy. try letting him help you cook. logan loves to cook with me and we try new things and add new fatty ingredients each time. i put logan on an "eat every 2 hour"schedule. and keep track of his calories so he can see hoe he is doing......

joshlogan
07-05-2007, 06:00 AM
i have 2 boys with cf, josh 14-eats like a horse and is solid and logan 13, eats like a bird and is rarly hungry. cereal is what he would live on if given the choice, logan is severly under weight. i try to add cream cheese and butter to mashed potatoes, mayo in mac n cheese just a tablespoon they dont know but it adds more fat and makes it creamier. i make homeade bread alsways adding cheeses and topped with extra butter. as far as the shakes go if you had some icecream, packet of hot chocolate(or fruit) with some protien powder it makes it yummy. try letting him help you cook. logan loves to cook with me and we try new things and add new fatty ingredients each time. i put logan on an "eat every 2 hour"schedule. and keep track of his calories so he can see hoe he is doing......

joshlogan
07-05-2007, 06:00 AM
i have 2 boys with cf, josh 14-eats like a horse and is solid and logan 13, eats like a bird and is rarly hungry. cereal is what he would live on if given the choice, logan is severly under weight. i try to add cream cheese and butter to mashed potatoes, mayo in mac n cheese just a tablespoon they dont know but it adds more fat and makes it creamier. i make homeade bread alsways adding cheeses and topped with extra butter. as far as the shakes go if you had some icecream, packet of hot chocolate(or fruit) with some protien powder it makes it yummy. try letting him help you cook. logan loves to cook with me and we try new things and add new fatty ingredients each time. i put logan on an "eat every 2 hour"schedule. and keep track of his calories so he can see hoe he is doing......

joshlogan
07-05-2007, 06:00 AM
i have 2 boys with cf, josh 14-eats like a horse and is solid and logan 13, eats like a bird and is rarly hungry. cereal is what he would live on if given the choice, logan is severly under weight. i try to add cream cheese and butter to mashed potatoes, mayo in mac n cheese just a tablespoon they dont know but it adds more fat and makes it creamier. i make homeade bread alsways adding cheeses and topped with extra butter. as far as the shakes go if you had some icecream, packet of hot chocolate(or fruit) with some protien powder it makes it yummy. try letting him help you cook. logan loves to cook with me and we try new things and add new fatty ingredients each time. i put logan on an "eat every 2 hour"schedule. and keep track of his calories so he can see hoe he is doing......

cfmom23
07-27-2007, 09:55 PM
As all of you know, weight gain is a vey hot topic and also one that is very frustrating to all parents of cf children. Why they have so many pills gimmicks and medical procedure to lose weight and not one that would help all kids to gain weight is beyond me. We have a 13 yr. old boy weighing in at 74 lbs. We have tried the scandishakes, bossts, carnations, and enough butter, heavy cream, and every other immaginable method to put weight on. Docs are pressuring for a Gtube but we just aren't convinced it's the answer for him. Any tips, advice or just words of wisdom would be appreciated.

Thanks a bunch!

cfmom23
07-27-2007, 09:55 PM
As all of you know, weight gain is a vey hot topic and also one that is very frustrating to all parents of cf children. Why they have so many pills gimmicks and medical procedure to lose weight and not one that would help all kids to gain weight is beyond me. We have a 13 yr. old boy weighing in at 74 lbs. We have tried the scandishakes, bossts, carnations, and enough butter, heavy cream, and every other immaginable method to put weight on. Docs are pressuring for a Gtube but we just aren't convinced it's the answer for him. Any tips, advice or just words of wisdom would be appreciated.

Thanks a bunch!

cfmom23
07-27-2007, 09:55 PM
As all of you know, weight gain is a vey hot topic and also one that is very frustrating to all parents of cf children. Why they have so many pills gimmicks and medical procedure to lose weight and not one that would help all kids to gain weight is beyond me. We have a 13 yr. old boy weighing in at 74 lbs. We have tried the scandishakes, bossts, carnations, and enough butter, heavy cream, and every other immaginable method to put weight on. Docs are pressuring for a Gtube but we just aren't convinced it's the answer for him. Any tips, advice or just words of wisdom would be appreciated.

Thanks a bunch!

cfmom23
07-27-2007, 09:55 PM
As all of you know, weight gain is a vey hot topic and also one that is very frustrating to all parents of cf children. Why they have so many pills gimmicks and medical procedure to lose weight and not one that would help all kids to gain weight is beyond me. We have a 13 yr. old boy weighing in at 74 lbs. We have tried the scandishakes, bossts, carnations, and enough butter, heavy cream, and every other immaginable method to put weight on. Docs are pressuring for a Gtube but we just aren't convinced it's the answer for him. Any tips, advice or just words of wisdom would be appreciated.

Thanks a bunch!

cfmom23
07-27-2007, 09:55 PM
As all of you know, weight gain is a vey hot topic and also one that is very frustrating to all parents of cf children. Why they have so many pills gimmicks and medical procedure to lose weight and not one that would help all kids to gain weight is beyond me. We have a 13 yr. old boy weighing in at 74 lbs. We have tried the scandishakes, bossts, carnations, and enough butter, heavy cream, and every other immaginable method to put weight on. Docs are pressuring for a Gtube but we just aren't convinced it's the answer for him. Any tips, advice or just words of wisdom would be appreciated.

Thanks a bunch!