Tag: food allergies

Food allergies are an epidemic in the United States, with nearly ten percent of kids and almost five percent of adults suffering from such issues. Even a tiny amount of a substance that cross contaminates into a meal can cause life-threatening issues. Dealing with these allergies is a major concern for many people. Here are […]

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When learning that you have a food allergy, your first priority is to avoid meals that contain the culprit ingredient. With food allergies becoming a more frequent assumption, more individuals are skipping a trip to the doctors and deciding for themselves to cut out a food source. A study performed by The Journal of the […]

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In recent years, more and more individuals the world over have discovered an allergy they either did not previously have or of which they were not aware before. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 4-6 percent of children in the United States now have food allergies. The figure is the same for adults […]

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Have you ever been out with your friends at a restaurant, only to find out you cannot eat anything on the menu? Do you skip straight to the bottom of a restaurant’s menu to see if they offer gluten-free dishes or substitutions? Food allergies greatly influence where, what and how you eat. It can be […]

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Have you ever gone to a restaurant and had to return the food to the kitchen because it had peanuts in it? Do you fear ordering a dish that has soy as an ingredient? If you answer yes to either of these questions, you probably have a food allergy. You are not alone — four […]

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The holidays can be tricky for people with food allergies. Holiday sweets are everywhere, and most of them contain food allergens. You can still enjoy holiday desserts, even with food allergies, by using allergy-free ingredients in your favorite holiday recipes. Preparing allergy-free holiday desserts is as easy as substituting food allergens with “safe” ingredients.

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Preparing a Thanksgiving meal to accommodate guests with food allergies can be a bit of a challenge. It may be easier than being at a holiday dinner where nearly every food on the menu is one you must decline because of your food allergy. With a little planning ahead, you can still enjoy your holiday […]

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Whether this is your first time cooking Thanksgiving dinner or one of many you have already hosted, you will make a favorable and memorable impression if the holiday menu includes palate-pleasing dishes made especially with guests with food allergies in mind. Here are some tips to make Thanksgiving dinner enjoyable for all of your guests–with […]

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Food allergies are becoming more and more common and problematic with each passing year. A recent study from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center has come to light which reveals that kids who live in urban areas tend to be more prone to food allergies than other kids. Allergies on the Rise The National Institutes of Health […]

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Summer is here, and with it comes all of the outdoor activities families, friends and kids seem to live for in the summer: barbeques, pool parties, amusement parks and picnics. While the gatherings are fun, for families with members that suffer from allergies, planning can seem impossible. Here are a few tips to help you […]

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