Is Your Diet Triggering Your Migraines?

Identifying migraine triggers can be a challenging process. Hormonal changes, stress, sleeping habits, mood, and diet can all play a role. Who is at Risk? According to the most recent American Migraine Study, 21 million U.S. women and 7 million men over the age of 12 years report having...

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FOOD ALLERGY OR SENSITIVITY?

Have you been to countless doctors and had numerous tests yet results are inconclusive? You may suffer from skin irritation, headaches, digestive/respiratory symptoms, thyroid problems, arthritis, or other autoimmune conditions. Many of these symptoms can be related to food and gut inflammation. Research shows that 95% of all chronic...

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Substitutions for dairy allergies

There are so many great products on the market that are tasty, healthy substitutes for dairy allergies. The following are a list of some good alternatives. MILK -In many baked products you could substitute water or fruit juice in equal amounts. -Soy milk has a hearty, thick flavor and...

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Picky Eaters and Food Allergies

While picky eating is a very common problem for so many children, it becomes problematic when food acceptance is highly limited. If the following feeding behaviors are common in your child, you might have a problem feeder. Does your child: -eliminate entire food groups? -have issues with growth, weight,...

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Traveling with Food Allergies

Planning a trip can be stressful for anyone. Traveling with a food allergy can be particularly challenging but with confidence and planning, it can be achieved. Follow these planning tips when traveling domestically or abroad. • Study your destination. There are many allergy-friendly resorts/theme parks that welcome food allergic...

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HEADING TO CAMP WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

Summer is the season for fun indulging in outdoor activities. For the millions of children with food allergies, there are likely thousands that will be going to summer camp. Before your child heads out, there are steps that should be taken to ensure a safe experience for the allergic...

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UNDERSTANDING LACTOSE INTOLERANCE

  Lactose intolerance is one of the most misunderstood and misdiagnosed digestive conditions.  The National Institute of Health (NIH) defines lactose intolerance as: “A syndrome of diarrhea, abdominal pain, flatulence, and/or bloating occurring after the ingestion of the milk sugar, lactose.” Symptoms result from lactose malabsorption, which is a...

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Check Out Our Food Allergy Support Group

Join us the first Tuesday of each month for our Food Allergy Support group. This support group is open to the community. Adults only please. Food Allergies can be very challenging at times, join our group so you don’t have to do it alone! At each meeting we do...

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