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05/01/2014
...on, but that’s not all. May also happens to be the month that the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) uses to promote awareness about celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity (‘gluten sensitivity’). Find some great resources to promote Celiac Awareness Month on the NFCA’s website: -2014 Celiac Awareness Month toolkit -Check in every day in May for the Gluten-Free Product of the Day -Celiac Awareness Month recipe box Thanks to FARE and NFCA for...
01/31/2017
...how they impact her daily life in her social media posts. Other Celebrities reported to have an allergy or sensitivity to eggs: Billy Bob Thornton, Suze Orman, Brianna Adkins (daughter of singer Trace Adkins) Celiac Disease or an Allergy to Wheat and/or Gluten: Food Allergy Role Models Are you and/or your loved one allergic to wheat, or perhaps you have Celiac disease? (Celiac disease, while not a true food allergy, is often referred to as...
06/21/2012
...disease(an auto immune reaction that causes damage to the small intestine when gluten is consumed). Now we are finding that there is a reaction known as gluten sensitivity, which has similar symptoms to celiac disease but does not cause damage to the villi of the small intestine. Symptoms of gluten sensitivity can include: Bloating Diarrhea Abdominal pain, Fatigue Joint pain Headaches Foggy thinking And more If you suspect you have a reaction to gluten, you...
05/18/2010
...and possibly oats. It is also in many other foods consumed daily, such as cereal, breads and pasta. Depending on the severity of the intolerance to gluten, different side effects may occur. They may be limited to GI discomfort, such as diarrhea, gas and bloating. A more severe intolerance would be classified as celiac disease (CD), a lifelong digestive disorder that causes damage to the small intestine and prevents absorption. Gluten-Free Diets If you or...
07/01/2015
...By Kimberly Pellicore, The Food Allergy Mom Kimberly has celiac disease and is a proud mom to two children, one of whom has severe, multiple life-threatening food allergies and asthma. After years of being largely dissatisfied with the lack of credible online and local support systems, she established thefoodallergymom.org to offer parents and caregivers of children with celiac disease, food allergies, and asthma a POSITIVE support network. Follow her on Facebook , Twitter ,...
07/20/2010
...like play dough, clay, glue Hand lotion Shampoos Dairy Chewing gum Toothpaste Sunscreen Clothing Soy Adhesives Body lotions and creams Fabrics Paper Printing Inks Soaps What are some weird and unusual places you have found an allergen? It always helps to discuss your findings with other families to help them in avoiding accidental exposure and frustrations! We’d also love to hear about any “safe” products you are using. – Christine Graham-Garo Sources: http://www.celiacsolution.com/hidden-gluten.html http://www.celiac.com/articles/183/1/Additional-Things-to-Beware-of-to-Maintain-a-100-Gluten-Free-Diet/Page1.html...
Back to School With Food Allergies
08/18/2016
Summer is winding down, and it’s time to start helping your children prepare for their return to class and food allergy. Your school might have sent school supply lists, teacher assignments, and schedule for school nights. Now, it’s time to create your own food allergy checklist. Whether your child is returning to the classroom or attending for the first time, here are some things to help make sure they have a successful,...
...to other people’s houses.” As it turned out, Shannon was suffering from food allergies, celiac disease and eosinophilic esophagitis. Nutritional Management and Outcome: In the long months that followed, Shannon tried five different formulas and two different types of medicines for reflux, but nothing helped her eat or lessened her discomfort. Then, at seven months old, Shannon was prescribed Neocate. Within two days her eyes brightened, her skin cleared and she no longer spit-up. “We...
   
 
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