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Anti-Inflammatory Recipes by SkinnyChef – Broccoli, Kale, Mushrooms

Anti-Inflammatory Recipes for Eczema Children with SkinnyChef Jennifer Iserloh

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Julie Daniluk’s Healthy Recipes with Anti-Inflammatory Ingredients

Children with eczema, like all other children, need healthy food to grow. Lack of sleep and the constant struggle with eczema may have affected your child’s growth and thus, it’s even more important to ensure a healthy diet. MarcieMom is privileged to be given permission to feature recipes of Julie Daniluk, and have selected nutritious […]

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Oliva Forte – Could its patented HIDROX, extracted from olives, help your child’s eczema through its anti-inflammatory property? (Cont’d)

This is a continuation of the interview with Mr ManHon Shiew, CEO, CreAgri International on OLIVA Forte. You can read the 1st & 2nd parts of the interview here, here and on Mr ManHon here. MarcieMom: What are the ingredients of Oliva Forte? I’ve read that allergy to olive is uncommon but are there additives used in Oliva Forte that […]

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Oliva Forte – Could its patented HIDROX, extracted from olives, help your child’s eczema through its anti-inflammatory property? (Cont’d)

This is a continuation of the interview with Mr ManHon Shiew, CEO, CreAgri International on OLIVA Forte. You can read the first part of the interview here and on Mr ManHon here. MarcieMom: Can you share with us what differentiates Integrale Process from other competitors that also extract polyphenol from olives (who also state the extraction process […]

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Oliva Forte – Could its patented HIDROX, extracted from olives, help your child’s eczema through its anti-inflammatory property?

MarcieMom was contacted by a pharmaceutical sales and marketing company, on their charity sales of the product Oliva Forte where 20 per cent of the proceeds would go to the Singapore eczema fund (a fund that is initiated by my donation and administered by the Asthma Association). Oliva Forte is a health supplement containing HIDROX®, a […]

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News & Research

Is There Anything You Can Do to Prevent Eczema for Your Unborn Baby?

Should you restrict your pregnancy diet? Take some supplements to reduce the chance of your baby having eczema? Should you breastfeed longer? Should you feed your baby partially hydrolyzed formula? Read this compilation of the recent studies, and better still, share in the related forum posts. Breastfeeding and Hydrolyzed Milk forum discussion Probiotic and Eczema […]

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Different Skin Bacteria for Children with Eczema

May 2019 Study published in the OMICS Journal of Integrative Biology showed that Egyptian children and adults showed less bacteria diversity on skin. There was more of bacteria Streptococcus, Cutibacterium, and Corynebacterium for eczema patients, and in particular, Staphylococcus bacteria.

Helping Parents with Eczema Children

Children Sensitive Skin Products We have used different products in the past 10 years, here’s what helping our eczema skin now. See all reviews > Shop Helping Your Baby with Eczema Care More than Skin If you think caring for your eczema child is limited to skincare, you are mistaken. There’s so much more to […]

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Independent trial showed No Significant Benefit of Silk Clothing for Eczema kids

An eczema study1 published in April 2017 showed that there was little evidence of clinical or economic benefit of using silk garments in addition to standard care, compared with standard care alone, in children with moderate to severe eczema. As always, the team of researchers from the University of Nottingham in the U.K had taken on […]

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Doctor Q&A

Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Children (II) – Q&A with Dr Steve Xu

This is a continuation of last week’s interview with Dr Steve Xu MD MSc where we discussed contact dermatitis, the differences between irritant and contact dermatitis, the top 10 pediatric contact allergens in personal hygiene products and practical consideration of when to suspect contact dermatitis in a child. On ‘Bland’ Skincare Products MarcieMom: I’ve emphasized […]

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Topical Corticosteroid Withdrawal – Q&A with Prof Hugo

In March 2015, the National Eczema Association (NEA, in US) published a study on steroid addiction in patients with atopic dermatitis. This was by members of its task force, who looked into the evidence regarding steroid withdrawal as many eczema sufferers were asking about the steroid addiction syndrome, along with many cautioning and enquiring on […]

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Eczema News – Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

Around end November 2014, I ran a blog series on Children Food Sensitivities, explaining there are various types of gluten-related food sensitivities, namely: Celiac disease – Immune system attacks the villi in the esophagus when exposed to gluten protein gliadin, found in wheat, barley, rye, and sometimes oats. This lead to intestinal inflammation, flattening of the villi […]

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Mom NeedyZz Cartoon – Not Even Milk is Safe?

The ‘screen’ is from Dr Mercola’s website and I don’t think it’s untrue as another dermatologist has mentioned the inflammatory effects glycation has on our body. The question should be what is the best alternative if I can’t breastfeed, instead of breastmilk vs formula milk (‘breast milk is best’ remains the recommendation). I remembered researching […]

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Impact of Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) Fermented Extract on Skin and Eczema (#Biogenics16 series)

Last week, we learnt much about LAB Fermented Extract (Biogenics 16) and its effects on a child’s intestinal health, as well as the dosage and safety of Biogenics 16. This 2nd part of the series will focus on clinical studies on LAB Fermented Extract’s effect on skin and eczema, specifically examining the two published studies conducted […]

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Eczema News – Does Water Hardness affect Childhood Eczema

We can’t live without water and it is an area which many parents suspect may have something to do with the eczema. Water that we drink or bathe in has been covered in this post, but today’s post is focused on Water Hardness and reviewing the research in this area. October 2015 Study on Water hardness […]

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Eczema News – ‘Lipid fingerprint’ Treatment Approach

At end September 2015, it was announced on various medical new sites that Oregon State University’s researchers have developed a new approach to treat eczema that is Personalized; and based on Individual lipid deficiencies (akin to lipid fingerprint) The new system patented (yet to be developed) requires testing of skin and lipid samples (from sticking and pulling off a […]

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AAD A:Z Videos with Dr Lawrence F. Eichenfield – Eczema Bleach Bath

In 2013, I’ve featured American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)’s Dermatology A: Z Videos (here). Since then, AAD has added several other videos which are informative and practical. AAD’s public relations team has once again been most helpful in introducing me to the dermatologists who assisted with my questions, making it possible to bring this special […]

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Hand Eczema with Dr Lynn Chiam – Treatment

This is a 3-part series focused on hand eczema, with the privilege of having Dr Lynn Chiam, of Children & Adult Skin Hair Laser Clinic, to help explain further the type of hand eczema, its cause, treatment options and daily hand care. Dr Lynn is a consultant dermatologist who subspecializes in paediatric skin conditions at Mount Elizabeth […]

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#SkinishMom Investigates – Weight Loss and Sagging Skin

Weight loss does lead to sagging skin – sad truth especially for those of us who have worked so hard to reduce weight. The reason was when we put on weight, our skin stretches to accommodate additional fat tissues but as this is lost, the skin doesn’t shrink back. This leads to sagging skin often […]

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Teledermatology – Shortfalls in Teleconsultation

Last week we covered a critical part of the teledermatology process – getting quality patient information and skin images (for Store and Forward). This week we break down the various steps in teledermatology and explore why each step may not work as well as in-person consultation. Face to face consultation remain the gold standard as […]