Always consult with your child’s qualified healthcare provider before introducing any solid foods. If there is a…
Allergies or hypersensitive reactions, present in ways depending on a number of factors. For example, what the person is allergic to and how their body responds when exposed to that allergen. The most common groups of allergens include…
A true allergic reaction generally follows the same symptom picture no matter if from food or from something in the environment. Signs to watch for include red patches or welts on the skin, swelling or itchy lips or eyes, runny nose, fatigue, and difficulty breathing.
When starting new foods with your infant or child, monitoring for food allergies is important.
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As the weather begins to cool for fall, we can anticipate the beginning of cold and flu season. But before cold and flu season hits, there’s allergy season! Having a few tools available for effective allergy management can definitely give you and your loved ones the time and energy to enjoy the beauty of autumn.
When it comes to allergy management, I like to make the distinction between things to avoid on one hand and things to do or add in on the other. Here are my top 10 tips on what to do to minimize the impact allergies can have on the days, and nights of both you and your family
Summer vacation is finally here with many planning to travel by land, air and sea. For many of us, enjoying well-earned rest and relaxation with family and friends while on holidays also involves leaving our healthy eating habits at home. Family events, long days traveling, sightseeing and access to foods not normally available can leave us throwing nutritional caution to the wind, enduring the consequences later. But this is not the inevitable! It is possible to maintain some nutritional structure while still relaxing and enjoying your vacation. A little planning and a few easy-to-follow rules will ensure everyone is at their best both during and after the trip.
Here are a few tips to help keep you and your family nourished when you are on the go, including if a family member is struggling with an allergy, sensitivity or is on a therapeutic eating plan.
I receive many questions around the difference between an allergy and a sensitivity.
As you begin to introduce new foods to your child, you may find that texture and how you present the food becomes more important (especially if you are concerned about how much she’s eating). It’s time to get creative! Here are five tips for making the introduction of new foods easier.
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