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TOP TEN TIPS – NATURAL REMEDIES FOR SPRING ALLERGIES

It is May and spring sneezin', oops season, is in full force!! There are buds shooting up everywhere and allergens are in the air. We can smell it, feel it and even wear it on our spring clothing. Now is the time to take on spring allergies and keep the allergens at bay! Here are [...]

WHAT’S UP WITH ALLERGIES – TWELVE CRITICAL VIEWS From YOU

Allergy Information Provider: _____ Student ______ Parent _____ Other Provider (Specify) What is the allergy(ies)? ________________________________________________ At what age did allergy diagnosis occur? ________ (Age in years) Current Age ______ (Age in Years) Is an EpiPen required for the allergy(ies)? ____Yes ____No If yes, specify EpiPen allergy(ies) ____________________________________________________ Does anyone else in the family have [...]

By | March 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

…PEAS IN BROWNIES, …SQUASH IN MAC & ‘CHEESE’…. WHAT!!

In the world of food allergies, using alternative food substances is essential, save avoiding the food altogether. The result of variations with new ingredients can also be surprisingly tasty and even healthier than the standard fare! Here are 4 standard recipes that have been "allergy friendly'd" to produce yummy, nutrition-loaded versions of brownies, macaroni and [...]

By | March 9th, 2018|Allergy Friendly|0 Comments

7 SIMPLE TIPS FOR ELIMINATING ALLERGIC REACTIONS TO PETS

Imagine your child playing with a friend's new pet and having a wonderful time. Having a pet in a household is a common and fun addition! People with allergies to fur bearing animals can have problems with those interactions. These individuals can face reactions ranging from a stuffed nose to breathing problems. If you should [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LUPIN – WHAT DOES IT HAVE TO DO WITH PEANUTS?

When we have a food allergy, reading labels is a necessity to avoid an allergic reaction. The potential allergy triggers are known and avoided. There is a new potential allergen and that is lupin, a legume that is also part of the same plant family as peanuts. Lupin can be present in a wide range [...]

By | October 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EpiPen News – Bravos and Boos for Taking on Severe Allergic Reactions

The EpiPen has been in the news over the past few years. There is good news and bad news. The Bravo news is a recent television commercial for the EpiPen and the development of a future Epipen in pill form! The Boo news is the skyrocketing costs for the EpiPen! We cannot ignore the high [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Food Allergies and Kissing- Complicated- Not Anymore!

For someone with food allergies, staying away from the food allergens is quite simple, simply avoid it! However, this scenario can be complicated by exposure to a food allergen through a kiss. The food allergy population has successfully avoided the foods that will cause an allergic reaction. This practice works is controlled very nicely when [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FOOD ALLERGY SAFETY IN DANGER FOR QUEBEC SCHOOLS

A recent Montreal school board decision to allow for open food choices in children's lunch boxes has caused shock and disbelief amongst Quebec parents, specifically those parents and their children who have severe food allergies. Food Allergy Canada and other groups dealing food allergies, have expressed concerns. The comfort and security for all, when safeguards [...]

By | July 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FIVE EASY 2017 TREATS – ALLERGY STYLE DELECTABLE!

Well, we can’t seem to get enough of delectable treats and the food sensitive population is not to be left out. There are 5 SIMPLE ‘ALLERGY STYLE’ TREATS that will surprise and satisfy all. The recipes are easy and have been ‘fine tuned’ to please the food sensitive population! Our family has tried all of [...]

By | July 30th, 2017|Allergy Friendly, Recipes, Uncategorized|0 Comments

GLUTEN FREE LIVING – BENEFITS AND CAUTIONS!

Gluten-Free food seems to be everywhere these days. Almost all grocery stores now have a gluten-free section, with restaurants offerings now showing up. Crackers, breads, pasts, cookies and cereals can with seen with this additional gluten-free tag. What is the reason for gluten free craze? Firstly, it is an important and necessary diet for the [...]

By | July 23rd, 2017|Allergy Friendly, Celiac Disease, Gluten Allergy, Research|0 Comments