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In the confusing landscape of food labels, assumptions are risky but knowledge is power. Every day for the past month, my son reiterated his discomfort – “My stomach hurts, Mom.” Finally, I identified the culprit. The dairy-free margarine we had used for years was now listing one of his allergens as an ingredient: pea protein. We stopped using the product immediately and […]
The release of the LEAP study’s findings that having at-risk infants consume peanut protein can, in a majority of cases, teach the immune system tolerance and prevent allergy has led to some confusion. In light of questions that have followed the AAAAI meeting announcement of these results, we turned to the experts to address two […]
The AAAAI annual meeting is a hub of scientific breakthroughs and new treatments. Here are the highlights from the 2015 conference.
By Cybele Pascal The type of potatoes makes a big difference in the consistency. I prefer Russet for best results. Makes 6 servings Free of: Gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 3 lbs (1.5 kg) Russet potatoes 3/4 cup (175 mL) plain dairy-free milk alternative (such as rice) 6 tbsp dairy-free, soy-free margarine 1/2 tsp […]
Chance of developing peanut allergy reduced 70 to 80 percent in high-risk babies. New guidelines expected.
Meet Dr. Ying Song, one of the researchers on the hunt for improved Chinese herbal food allergy treatments and the reason why they work.
Researchers in Australia have introduced a game-changing idea in the hunt for a peanut allergy cure. They combined a large daily dose of specific probiotics with oral immunotherapy to find out whether this would effectively treat peanut allergy. The results, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, indicate that more than 80 percent of […]
Dating with multiple allergies may seem impossible, but sometimes love does conquer all. Read this mom’s heartfelt story of how two childhood friends refused to let allergies get in the way of a fairytale evening out.