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Why Dairy Causes Food Intolerance Or Allergies

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One of the most common allergens in children these days is dairy products with an emphasis on milk. Many children have to avoid a variety of dairy products so that any food intolerance or allergy does not form. Because dairy seems to be everywhere and in everything, it can be challenging to understand why such a common and seemingly safe product can cause so many problems with your children’s allergies. Knowledge is power, so today we’re going to explore what makes dairy an allergen and how you can give your child the best without using it. What Is A Food Intolerance vs A Food Read More

Someone’s dipping in our allergy stash! (Hemp Milk)

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Do you have staple foods you ALWAYS purchase? Maybe certain foods you by at certain times. My family has a few staples that we buy large amounts of. For example, we love: Veggie Sticks Organic Steel Cut Oatmeal Hemp Milk (Pacific Foods, Original) Every 2 weeks I purchase ALL the Hemp Milk, I repeat ALL, ok it’s only 12 cartons =) but still! LOL  Here’s how we got started on hemp milk. I’ve been doing this for about 2 years. A Whole Food’s way to save is by purchasing at least 12 cartons at a time to get 10% off, plus Read More

Juice & Smoothies For Fall Allergies, Eczema & Hay Fever

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As the seasons change, allergies, hay fever and eczema spike! Sneezing, coughing, itchy, dry skin and a host of other ailments occur. Did you know that you can use the healing power of natural foods in juices and smoothies to help heal your children of allergy outbreaks, hay fever, and eczema? Allergies of various types are all about inflammation which is the body’s normal reaction to injury. When you child’s body overreacts and heads into an inflammation cycle, allergies happen. The good news is that there are many natural foods that can help soothe inflammation, calm the immune system, and give Read More

The Beautiful Benefits Of Berries

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If there’s one natural food that most kids will eat without a fight, it’s berries. There’s something about the vibrant colors, sweet taste, small size, and amazing fragrance of berries that gets kids’ attention and inspires them to snack like they’re eating junk food! While most parents jump for joy anytime they get their kids to choose plant-based whole foods for a treat, there may be even more to celebrate than we realize. It turns out that berries are some of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet and that they can help the growing bodies of our kids Read More

3 Surprising Ingredients To Avoid

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These days it seems almost impossible to follow all of the trending do’s and don’t’s of eating healthy. Just when you think you’ve gotten a handle on what not to eat, more information comes out about something else to add to the list. If you’re a parent of children who have allergies or dietary restrictions, things seem to get even more complex! The good news is that you can lump most ‘bad foods’ into 3 categories so that you don’t have to remember them all. Keeping these in mind when you shop can help ensure that you only bring home Read More