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What are the best foods to avoid for eczema?

You are what you eat! We’ve been hearing that saying all of our lives. I bet you even tell your little one the same thing. That’s because it’s true. Believe it or not, what you eat or what you feed your little one might trigger (or improve) their eczema-related symptoms! Let me preface all of this by saying that there isn’t a single diet that cures everyone’s eczema. Makes sense, right? We are all different! The best advice I have is to listen to your body and avoid any foods that appear to worsen your symptoms! Food Allergies You might Read More

Are probiotics the solution for eczema?

Can probiotics help heal eczema? Well, the answer isn’t black and white. Read more to find out the benefits of probiotics, where to find them, and how they can be helpful in the prevention and treatment of eczema! Probiotics 101 Long story short, our body has a ton of “good” and “bad” bacteria. Probiotics, the “good” bacteria, are considered “good” because they support a healthy digestive system. Don’t confuse probiotics with prebiotics! Prebiotics are dietary fibers that essentially “feed” the probiotics that are in your gut. Benefits of Probiotics Probiotics are most commonly known for their ability to support gut Read More

What is the difference? Food Allergy vs. Food Sensitivity

Have you heard the terms “food allergy” and “food sensitivity” being tossed around left and right? Believe it or not, these terms are not interchangeable and the differences are important! What is the main difference? The difference between a food allergy and a food sensitivity starts with the body’s response to that food. When you are allergic to a food, your body’s reaction is caused by your immune system. When you are sensitive to a food, your body’s digestive system causes the reaction. Another important distinction is that food sensitivities are not life-threatening while food allergies definitely can be. The Read More

The Top 5 Diets For Eczema

With eczema being at an all time high, many are wanting to know what are the best foods to eat, but let’s take it a step further with the top 5 diets for eczema in no particular order. GAPS GAPS (Gut And Psychology Syndrome) is a diet founded by Dr. Natasha McBride. It’s focus is on healing the gut to treat alleviate autism, ADHD/ADD, and other learning disabilities, yet it’s been a great tool for those suffering from eczema. One of the main foundational foods this diet focuses on is Broth and foods cooked in it. Meat Stock is used to heal Read More

Why Dairy Causes Food Intolerance Or Allergies

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