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As temperatures drop into the frigid range, the good news is that seasonal allergies subside. But for the allergic community, the winter cold and flu season simply means a different challenge: where sneezing left off in early fall, wheezing often steps in.
A settlement reached between Lesley University in Massachusetts and the Department of Justice is big news, with monumental implications. The agreement lays the foundation for establishing the rights of Americans with food allergy and celiac disease.
Disclaimer: Always call ahead, check the menu and speak to a chef and/or manager. Skip to Canadian section → We asked some of the biggest names in the nation’s allergy community about their top picks for lesser-known allergy-friendly restaurants. Here’s what they came up with: Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse Boston, Philadelphia and Atlanta www.davios.com “This […]
Allergic Living has scoured menus, spoken to chefs and rubbed elbows with restaurant owners in order to bring you our top picks for celiac- and allergy-aware restaurant chains across North America. Read on to learn how various established eateries handle food allergies and the gluten-free diet. ALLERGY- & GLUTEN-AWARE RESTAURANTS United States Maggiano’s Little Italy […]
Three-quarters of patients with asthma and sensitivity to Aspirin are getting asthma flare-ups from alcohol.
The Groups Fish: includes salmon, tuna, cod. Crustaceans: includes shrimp, lobster, crab. Mollusks: snails, bivalves (mussels, scallops, oysters), squid. Cross-Reactions Within a seafood group … Dr. Scott Sicherer, author of Understanding and Managing Your Child’s Food Allergies and associate professor of medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, concludes from […]
When you have wheat allergy, your immune system sees it as a dangerous foreign substance and takes action, fighting back with antibodies known as Immunoglobulin E, or IgE.
As any soy-allergic person will tell you, it seems as though the small vegetable is in just about everything – and they’re right. The tiny legumes – which are related to clover, peas and alfalfa – are incredibly versatile as a food, but they are also used in thousands of products such as soaps, cosmetics,plastics, […]