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What’s in That Cookie?
Awareness of children’s food allergies has increased dramatically over the past few years. New research suggests that there is even more need for caregiver education about food allergies in children.
Country Kids, City Kids and Food Allergies
If you move from the city to the country, your child may have fewer classmates with peanut allergies. But if you do the reverse, chances are more classmates will have food allergies.
Peanut-Free Ball Games
Baseball may be America's pastime but allergies are preventing some families from going to the games. Luckily, stadiums are becoming friendlier for those with peanut allergies. Most know the lyrics to “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” by Jack Norworth , including the part that goes, “buy me some peanuts and Crackerjacks.” For some families, a peanut allergy can make going to a game impossible. Many teams have recognized this and are offering allergy free trips to the ballgame. Peanut-free Fun at the Ballpark Peanuts are a common snack inside a stadium alongside Crackerj...
Do You Know Your Food Allergies?
Pediatric food allergies may be on the rise in children. To help better manage allergies and educate parents, allergists are taking a page from childhood asthma education.
New Breakfast Staple for Babies: Eggs
Parents often wake their children by asking, "What do you want for breakfast?" It's time to start serving up those eggs for babies.
US Nutrition Issues Allergy Alert
US Nutrition, of Ronkonkoma , New York is recalling Daily Multiple for Women 50 + Tablets, because certain lots contain undeclared fish (fish gelatin). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to fish run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Gluten-Free Diet and Tennis
An up-and-coming tennis athlete became a star in 2011 with the help of a gluten-free diet! Novak Djokovic has a record of 37-0 and seven titles. Who knew allergies could be so detrimental?
What's That Rumbly in My Tummy?
It sounds so exotic; celiac disease. Why is this mysterious disease affecting almost three million Americans?
Pass the Bread
A team of scientists in Italy have found a way to break down gluten in baked goods in order to make it nontoxic for people with celiac disease, or gluten allergy.