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ANXIETY : ( WITH FOOD ALLERGIES – GOODBYE : ) ! 5 SIMPLE ANTIDOTES

The idea of eating a 'so-called normal' food and ending up with a 'not so normal' emergency reaction has become a reality for many living with food allergies. Is this 'new normal' a plain fact we must simply live with? Well, the answer is NO or GOODBYE, if we take control of the situation and [...]

By | May 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

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

ALLERGIES AND CAMPS: 10 CHECKLIST ITEMS = FUN EXPERIENCE

The camp experience for kids is so exciting and so scary for both kids and their parents! Imagine the thought of a new and totally unfamiliar environment with children and food/ environmental allergies added to the equation!! Even children with no allergies and their parents will have some fears and doubts.... Non-the-less, with the proper [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PLEA TO BIG CHOCOLATE TREAT MAKERS!

PLEASE HAVE "PEANUT FREE" LABELS ALL YEAR "ROUND! I love chocolate, you love chocolate, we all love chocolate! Well, most of us anyways (food sensitivities and personal taste aside). Chocolate comes in many flavors, be it milk, dark, white or caramel, to name a few. In particular, the appearance of the “peanut free” [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments