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Wheat Allergies, Gluten Allergies, Celiac Disease – an Overview

Wheat Allergies are one of the most common food allergies and are often confused with other food sensitivities and intolerances. Two other reactions, Gluten Allergies and Celiac Disease, are often confused with a Wheat Allergy. The importance of identification, definition and diagnosis by a medical doctor are very important to effectively treat individuals. An overview [...]

By | January 27th, 2015|Celiac Disease, Gluten Allergy, Uncategorized, Wheat|1 Comment

The WHY of Food Allergies

The WHY of Food Allergies has a very real and personal component to it in the midst of the scientific definition of the sudden & extreme reaction of the food allergy: The WHY as a parent and protector is shock, disbelief and needing an answer. As parents, we introduce foods to our children slowly and [...]

By | January 19th, 2015|Allergy Symptoms, Peanuts, Personal Experiences, Working with MDs|0 Comments

Peanut Free Holiday Treats

It's that time of the year again when we eat way too many sweets and treats.  It used to be so much more difficult for parents with kids suffering from allergies.   It's always important to read nutritional and ingredient information but we are so thrilled to know of moms with great and even healthy [...]

By | December 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 3 Ways to Make Holiday Events Safe for Serious Food Allergy Population!

Talk to your child(ren) about safe food choices for the Holiday - avoid any foods that may have serious food allergy ingredients present, including those foods where there is no information on the ingredients. (use any pics in the blog that you can see that work in the images folder) Talk to the person in [...]

By | December 10th, 2014|Allergy Friendly, Creative, Nuts, Peanuts|0 Comments

What is a Peanut?

First off,  a Peanut is not part of the Nut Family. Rather, it is part of the Pea Family.   Peanuts, however, always show up in the Mixed Nuts mixture at the store.... Peanut oil is also used extensively in Baking both for deserts and fried foods..  Peanuts are also used to make one of the most popular Sandwiches [...]

By | December 8th, 2014|Design|0 Comments

Our First Post!

So here we are, Moms of the estimated 2% of the Canadian population*, who have a child with a severe allergy.  As a   mom, mother of one of those children with a serious food allergy, (peanuts) I can relate to the fears, frustration, concern and worries that exist.  When our family was faced with [...]

By | December 1st, 2014|Allergy Friendly, Peanuts, Political Action, Research, Stories|0 Comments