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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

6 “PLANSAFE” SPORTS ACTIONS FOR ALLERGY POPULATION!

6 “Plansafe” Sports Actions for the Allergy Population The importance of sports and physical activity for everyone can’t be disputed, including the food allergy population! Canadians in general need to be more active and the benefits of exercise and sports for physical and mental well-being is well-documented (Just check out the Canada Physical Activity Guide). [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ADIOS SPRING/SUMMER ALLERGIES: NATURAL WARRIORS

If you want to escape the sneezing,congestion and itchy eyes of spring, some great new warriors can bring on the adios chorus for you! Most recently, my family and I have felt the spring allergies arriving with the blooming of the lovely bushes and trees. Imagine the ability of elements, including good fatty acids, pepper pigment [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Back to Classes – Five “Must-Haves” for Food Allergy Group!

With summer still upon us, Canadians are enjoying the heat and relaxation of the holidays. Hard to believe that classes will be getting underway soon! As thoughts of September are coming up, (not too soon now) some essential preparation is in order to make a smooth and successful return to the books! Here are 5 [...]