Some herbal products are being adulterated with plants not listed on the label, including top allergens and gluten.
A joint position statement declares there is no evidence that delaying the introduction of allergenic foods protects babies against food allergies.
Dr. Marc Rothenberg Researchers at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital have developed a ground breaking diagnostic test for eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE. The test “offers an unprecedented opportunity to improve diagnosis and treatment” of EoE, notes Dr. Marc Rothenberg, senior study author and a leading expert on the disease. According to the study, published in the […]
When Kyle Dine, the talented food allergy musician, approached Allergic Living to write us a jingle and accompanying video, needless to say we were honored. Now that he has made the video and song, we’re ecstatic! Click below to watch, and be sure to share with your friends. Check out Kyle’s website and music CDs […]
I was the allergist who barely knew where to find the kitchen, and when my kids developed a long list of allergies, I began to despise food. Then a eureka moment led to a startling discovery: the pure joy in creating flavorful, safe meals for my family.
Published in 2014 My Year of Epic Rock By Andrea Pyros Sourcebooks, $7.99 In 7th grade, Nina Simmons has some big problems to deal with, beyond managing her severe allergy to peanuts. Thrust into a new school and realizing her ‘best friend’ is not living up to the title (OMG!), Nina is forced to meet […]
Published in 2014 Mayo Clinic Going Gluten Free By Joseph A. Murray, MD Time Home Entertainment, Inc., $25.95 You’ve just been diagnosed with celiac disease and are flummoxed by all the conflicting information about the gluten-free diet. Heavily promoted books scream that gluten, the protein in wheat, rye and barley, is bad, bad, bad for […]
Published in 2015 The Blender Girl Smoothies By Tess Masters Ten Speed Press, $16 Arguably the most nutrient-dense new cookbook of the 2015 summer season, Tess Masters takes our taste bud on a tour through orchards, farmlands and the tropics, embracing the naturally sweet flavors and diversity of produce available in our everyday markets. She […]
So-called “may contains”, or advisory labels on packaged foods, are confusing for allergic consumers and can even be dangerous