Category Archive for: ‘Food’

Names Of Allergens You May Not Know

If you’re a parent of a child with allergies like I am, chances are you’re also a label reader. Knowing your child’s triggers in foods and body care products can make life a whole lot easier. Avoiding these ingredients can be the difference between a good week and a week filled with constant itching and irritation. When my little one was first diagnosed with sensitivities to food, I became the queen of reading labels! I would scan pretty much everything I gave my child for those ingredients that I knew were troublesome –but sometimes things were still rough. It turns out Read More

How Long Do Fruits & Veggies Last?

How Long Do Fruits & Veggies Last?
I try to go above and beyond to make sure that my kids get as many fresh fruits and veggies as I can coax them to eat. I am always picking up organic produce and looking for the most vibrant and beautiful veggies at the store – and I have found that the more of these good foods I get in my kids’ diet the better everything goes from eczema flare-ups to overall mood and sleep. When I first started bringing home more fresh fruits and vegetables, I noticed that when we weren’t able to eat them all some of Read More

The Best Food Allergy Journal Apps

If you’re trying to identify the hidden cause of an ongoing allergic reaction in your or your child, food is always the best place to start looking – and there’s no better way to figure out which foods are causing trouble than keeping a food allergy journal. Many experts recommend keeping a food journal to help make connections between the foods we eat and the allergic responses that show up – and the results of doing this can be really surprising! People have used allergy food journals to discover that specific foods trigger eczema flare ups, migraine headaches, itchy eyes, Read More

Fact Or Fear – How Do You Teach Your Kids About Allergies?

When it comes to making sure our kids stay away from the foods, allergens, and situations that trigger eczema or allergies, they are often our best line of defense. A child who knows what they need to avoid and understands why is often the same child who avoids serious issues with their sensitivities, but what’s the best way to arm them with this information? Today we’re going to look at the two most common methods parents use to teach their kids about what needs to be avoided and look at which methods might be best for your family. Knowledge Is Read More

5 Foods That Help Heal Eczema

Did you know that a variety of foods have natural anti-inflammatory, detoxifying, and soothing properties that can help your child’s body keep eczema flare ups away or heal the ones that have already started? Healing through food is a wonderful way to get gentle yet effective nutrients to the body that can help support it in healing and strengthening – and many of these foods are really easy to work in to daily meal plans. Working with healing foods is just another way that we can help avoid and heal eczema issues each and every day, and some of them Read More