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By Alisa Fleming This spoonable smoothie possesses the fruity, chocolaty, and nutty elements of a banana split sundae, but with far healthier, allergy-friendly ingredients. The natural sweetness relies heavily on the ripeness of your fruit, so don’t be shy about adjusting the sugars to your taste. You can also add more or less cocoa and […]
In the confusing landscape of food labels, assumptions are risky but knowledge is power. Every day for a 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 […]
Age increases risk of severe reaction and other findings from one of the first studies on adult-onset allergies.
Q: As a baby, my son was diagnosed with a cow’s milk allergy and now, at age 4, had a reaction to cashews and the allergist has diagnosed him with a nut allergy. Is this type of food allergy progression common? might he gain more allergies? Dr. Sicherer: About 35 percent of infants with a milk […]