Tag Archives: food allergies

What is the difference? Food Allergy vs. Food Sensitivity

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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 […]

They Say It’s Your Birthday… Now What?

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Kids who have summer birthdays really have it good – parties are always fun in the sun! No matter how many activities are planned and how much great food is on the table, parents who have kids with allergies often struggle to let their kids enjoy birthday parties for fear of allergen exposure and illness. […]

Desensiziting Food Allergies

I’ve been doing a lot of research lately about overcoming food allergens. I had heard about food allergy desensitizing a while back but hadn’t paid much attention to it until I stumbled across a few reviews and some success stories online. I even met a friendly police officer at Starbucks who directed me to a […]

The 3 Most Common Kids Allergies

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While kids can have allergic reactions to a broad spectrum of foods, there are three that seem to be the most prevalent in recent years. The three foods are unfortunately very common as stand-alone items and as ingredients in other preparations. For parents who are still trying to figure out which foods are triggering their […]

Sunscreen and Skin Sensitivity

It’s that time of year again when we need to start looking at sun protection. As the days get longer and hotter, it’s more important than ever that we make sure that the sun doesn’t add to allergies and other skin sensitivities we’re already dealing with. The good news is that there are more options than ever […]