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Soy Milk Alternatives

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Many families work hard to avoid dairy milk due to sensitivities, allergies, inflammatory issues, or a dislike of the taste or texture. We are so fortunate because the market right now provides us with  many alternatives that seem to be healthier. Soy milk is one of the most popular cow’s milk alternatives, but what can people do who have allergies or sensitivities to soy? What are the best soy milk alternatives, and how do various kinds of milks compare? Let’s explore! Cow’s Milk Regular milk is processed and pasteurized in most locations. It comes from cows, and often contains antibiotics and hormones Read More

The Symptoms Of Photoaggravated Eczema

Diagnosing and understanding the particular type of eczema, skin allergy, or other skin illness your child deals with can be a struggle. It can take working with several doctors, allergists, dermatologists, pediatricians, and dietitians before you finally get the answers you need and the healing your child deserves. For many parents, however, the process doesn’t stop there. For children who suffer from photoaggravated eczema, the diagnosis and treatment of the eczema itself may not be enough. When the light from the sun or other full spectrum lights causes regular eczema to flare up and get worse, it takes extra care and understanding Read More

Preservative Allergies

In the modern day we are lucky because so many foods can be stored and kept for a long time. Advancements in preservatives and storing methods make it easy for us to enjoy perishable foods with a longer shelf life than they normally have – saving us money in the long run! The issue is that many people have preservative allergies and find themselves sick or uncomfortable when they ingest any foods with preserving ingredients. In addition to allergies, many experts believe that preservatives are capable of causing a whole host of issues from immune to mood, so looking at Read More

The Food Allergy Pulse Test

For many people, identifying food allergies can be a true challenge. From a total elimination diet to a ‘hit or miss’ process of trying to identify which foods cause problems, it can be frustrating to figure out which direction to look in identifying the foods that cause allergies. The good news is that many people have found that a simple food allergy pulse test can help give basic insight into which types of foods may be causing allergy issues. Before we continue, please keep in mind that a pulse test or any other at home food allergy test is in no Read More

The Most Common Food Allergies

If you’re a parent with an allergic child, or if you’re exploring an elimination diet to help single out the foods that may be causing allergic reactions, you may be wondering which foods to look at first. For most people, there are specific foods that trigger an allergic response. Once these foods are identified, they can be cut from the diet and avoided so that they can live an allergy-free life without all the hassle, medications, and stress. Here’s a list of come of the most common foods that cause allergic reactions, and information about how to live without them. Read More