Archive for Food

  • July 30, 2018

    Is It Possible to Have a Yeast Allergy?

    Yeasts are a group of microorganisms that belong to the fungus kingdom. Many species of yeasts are commonly found in foods and some of them are used in baked goods, as well as in beer and other brewed alcoholic beverages. They are normally harmless for human health, but there are...

  • July 28, 2018

    How Are Oats and Celiac Disease Related?

    Oats are one of the most healthful grains you can find. Full of fiber, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and protein, they can be a great choice for anyone who tries to eat healthy. While oats don’t contain any gluten, some people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance diet are still concerned...

  • July 18, 2018

    How Common Is a Strawberry Allergy?

    The berry fruits called strawberries are very popular all over the world. It might be hard to resist a fresh ripe strawberry and there is no need to! Strawberries can provide many health benefits, such as preventing cancer, protecting your heart, lowering your blood pressure, and increasing HDL (good type)...

  • July 16, 2018

    Can You Develop a Quinoa Allergy?

    Research suggests that more than 4 percent of children and 4 percent of adults in the United States are affected by food allergies. This makes food allergies one of the most commonly occurring allergic conditions. While most people develop allergies to foods like peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, soy, wheat,...

  • July 3, 2018

    6 Hidden Food Allergens That Can Affect Your Child at School

    Allergies commonly affect people of all ages, but they are even more common among children. Unfortunately, there is no way to cure allergies. Popular allergy medications like antihistamines can help to control the symptoms, but they don’t provide a full allergy relief. You can only keep them at bay by...

  • July 2, 2018

    8 Healthy Foods for Allergy Relief

    Many people all over the world suffer from some kind of an allergy. Allergies cause symptoms that can be very annoying and keeping the symptoms at bay be challenging. While the best way to prevent allergic reactions is to avoid the allergy-inducing irritants, you can also improve your condition by...

  • June 27, 2018

    Chemicals in Tap Water May Contribute to Food Allergy Increase

    Estimated 7.5 million people in the United States alone are affected by some type of food allergy. A study made in 2007 found that there had been an 18 percent increase in food allergies since 1997. According to research, the increase in food allergies is partly associated with pesticides and...

  • June 13, 2018

    7 Things You Should Know about an Elimination Diet

    Many popular diets and detox programs involve elimination of certain foods and entire food groups from your diet. However, these programs and true elimination diets are two different things. An elimination diet is usually a recommendation from a medical professional. Basically, following an elimination diet involves removing potential food triggers...

  • June 12, 2018

    Sugar Allergy May Not Exist, but Sugar Intolerance Does

    Food allergies and intolerances are nothing rare. A lot of people all over the world are sensitive to foods like milk (or lactose), peanuts, nuts, wheat (or gluten), soy, egg, fish and shellfish, and other foods. However, rare food allergies or sensitivities may also develop in some cases. There are...

  • June 10, 2018

    Food Allergies, Food Intolerance and Other Causes of Nausea after Eating

    Eating too much food may cause the unpleasant feeling of nausea, this is quite a common phenomenon. However, some people may develop nausea even after eating a regular amount of food. In this case, the symptom may indicate some underlying health condition.   Nausea can be a symptom of several...

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