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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 [...]

3 Amazing Travel Tools for Food Allergy Population

For parents in a family with food allergies, the thought of travelling away from home to a different country can be both exciting and scary at the same time! While those with food sensitivities are aware of standard precautions ranging from Epipens to "safe snacks", there are always uncertainties about eating safety. Travel comes in [...]

By | March 7th, 2016|Allergy Friendly, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MY CRAKERS CONTAIN WHAT?! EVERYBODY WINS WHEN FOOD COMPANIES, ALLERGIC INDIVIDUALS AND INFORMED CONSUMERS WORK TOGETHER

Everybody loves to criticize big food companies, but most people need what they make! So, why should someone with life threatening allergies to peanuts miss out on the often-needed convenience of a protein bar or box of crackers when peanuts are NOT a listed ingredient. Being a mother in a family with food allergies, asthma and one child [...]

By | December 26th, 2015|Allergy Friendly, Dairy, Shellfish, Soy, Uncategorized, Wheat|0 Comments

Awareness – Eating Out With Severe Food Allergies

The biggest challenge for families with severe food allergies is going to a restaurant or trying food samples at a grocery store or event. As the parent of one of those children, our family knows all too well about being not being asked if there is a food allergy, let alone if the restaurant can [...]

Top 10 Tips – Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies

                               Red itchy eyes, runny nose, coughing and sneezing......Is this  happening to you and/or your loved ones? Allergies do not just show up with foods and the onset of Spring  will bring airborne allergens called Spring Allergies. We are now enjoying [...]

By | April 16th, 2015|Allergy Symptoms, remedies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Allergy Free Treats – Easter Treat Hunt in Montreal!

              Each year there are a number of holidays that have treats as a major part of the celebrations. While Halloween and Christmas are huge. Easter festivities that come in the spring are not far behind! Parents of children with severe food allergies have an added caution to those [...]