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Dairy-Free Banana Split Shake

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 […]

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Required Reading With Food Allergies or Celiac Disease

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 […]

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Adult-Onset Allergies: Who’s More Likely to React – and Severely

Age increases risk of severe reaction and other findings from one of the first studies on adult-onset allergies.

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Is it Common for a Milk Allergy to Progress into a Nut Allergy?

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 […]

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