Food Allergies

  • April 25, 2018

    Where to Buy Allergy-Friendly Food: 6 Options for Allergy-Safe Grocery Shopping

    If you are trying to make healthy food choices, the main part of your daily diet should consist of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, proteins and a lot of water and other natural low-calorie beverages. The same applies to people with food allergies, no matter how severe their allergies are. Fortunately,...

  • April 21, 2018

    How to Live Healthy with a Food Allergy?

    Having healthy habits is important, if you want to maintain your health and keep your body fit. In this article, we will talk about how to follow a healthy lifestyle, if you have a food allergy. This will not only include recommendations concerning your allergy-free diet, but also cover other...

  • April 17, 2018

    What Is the Latex-Fruit Syndrome?

    Some people allergic to latex may also develop reactions after eating certain foods (such as fruits and nuts), while those who first develop an allergy to these foods may also have a latex allergy. This condition is called “the latex-fruit syndrome” and it can be explained by a phenomenon known...

  • April 16, 2018

    Are Penicillium Mold Allergy, Penicillin Allergy and Food Allergies Interconnected?

    Airborne mold fungus spores are one of the most common causes of allergic reactions leading to nasal congestion or runny nose, itchy eyes and coughing. There are various types of molds that trigger allergies. For instance, Penicillium, which is the most common indoor mold, may cause allergic rhinitis and asthma...

  • April 13, 2018

    What Is FALCPA and Why Is Food Allergy Labeling So Important?

    If you have a food allergy, you know how important it is to always check the ingredients contained in food products. Knowing how to read ingredient labels can literally prevent you from having a life-threatening reaction. The majority of food products available in grocery stores and supermarkets have an ingredient...

  • April 12, 2018

    Allergy-Induced Stomach Pain: 6 Natural Remedies for Pain Relief

    Have you ever experienced severe stomachache after eating? Sometimes, it may feel as if your nagging stomach is about to knock you out at some point. Unfortunately, people allergic to foods are more than just familiar with allergy-induced stomach pain. Food intolerances and other food sensitivities may also cause severe...

  • April 11, 2018

    How Should You Manage Mild and Severe Food Allergy Symptoms?

    The symptoms caused by food allergies may vary in their intensity and severity. While some of them can be safely treated at home, others require a medical attention. However, in case an allergic reaction, especially a serious one, experts recommend that you contact your doctor or call 911.   Below,...

  • March 30, 2018

    Can You Develop a Seed Allergy?

    Many people who are allergic to tree nuts wonder if they can safely consume sunflower, pumpkin, sesame or poppy seeds on a nut-free diet. In fact, these seeds have nothing to do with tree nuts, as they come from plant families, totally different from nut-producing trees. This means that the...

  • March 28, 2018

    Why and How to Prevent Food Cross-Contamination?

    While there is no cure for allergic disorders, the only way to prevent the symptoms is to prevent exposure to the allergens. Thus, if you have a food allergy, you will need to eliminate the foods you are allergic to from your diet. However, avoiding food allergens can be quite...

  • March 25, 2018

    Elimination Diet as a Method of Determining Food Sensitivities

    Your physical and mental well-being can be significantly affected by a sensitivity to a certain food. People with food sensitivities may experience abdominal pain, gassiness, chronic diarrhea, constipation, and other symptoms.   If you think you are sensitive to a particular food product, you can use an elimination diet to...

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