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Egg Replacers: When and How to Use

Eggs provide structure, rise and lift, work as an emulsifer, create tenderness, increase shelf life, and add moisture or color in baked goods. Knowing their function is the key to replacing them. Following are the more traditional egg substitutes. Flaxseed or Chia Seed Adds: moisture, increase shelf life; also adds density Best for: quick breads, brownies, […]

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Aquafaba: Revolutionizing Egg-free Cooking

The juice from legumes is revolutionizing egg-free baking. From its beginnings to meringues, mayo and more, let’s explore the wonders of aquafaba. Substituting eggs in baked goods isn’t a one-size-fits-all endeavor, and powders, flaxseeds and applesauce are often being replaced themselves as the staples of egg-free creations. While the more traditional egg replacer options have strengths and weaknesses, it’s aquafaba that’s taking the […]

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Can Egg Allergy Lead to a Peanut Allergy?

Q: My daughter has developed an egg allergy at 12 months. At the appointment where tests confirmed this, the allergist mentored being “mindful of possible peanut allergy”. I’m confused: are these two allergies related? And if so, what can I do to be careful? Dr. Sharma: Allergies to egg and peanut often go together. For example, […]

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Can Peanut and Egg Allergies be Related?

Q: My daughter has developed an egg allergy at 12 months. At the appointment where tests confirmed this, the allergist mentioned being “mindful of possible peanut allergy.” I’m confused: are these two allergies related? And what can I do to be careful? Dr. Watson: Your daughter is an age where new food allergies can develop. I think the […]

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LEAP Study Prompts New Peanut Introduction Guidelines for Physicians

The recommendations aim to help physicians implement LEAP findings while formal guidelines are still in the works.

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Nationwide Food Recall Due to Undeclared Egg Allergen

There has been a major recall of 9 million pounds of beef and chicken frozen products.

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What LEAP Study’s Results Mean For You

Dr. Scott Sicherer takes on the top practical questions about the LEAP study findings.

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If a Child Passed a Milk and Egg Challenge Test, Is There Still a Risk of Reacting?

Q: My severely allergic child passed a baked egg and milk challenge in the allergist’s office. We are starting to introduce foods with baked allergens, like muffins and bread. I’m optimistic but nervous. Do you find many children in our son’s situation returning with reports of reactions or even anaphylaxis? And, if he continues to […]

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Our 11-Year-Old Takes Charge in Emergency

After a mistake of eating an unsafe candy, our brave girl acted swiftly to save her own life.

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A Family of Four Squeezes into the Honeymoon Suite

A family of four squeezes into a beachfront suite for their allergy-friendly vacation.

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