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04/22/2015
...The sun is out, the weather is warming up and it’s time to open your windows to the sun and beautiful spring. But if you or a family member suffers from seasonal allergens, then some serious spring cleaning is on the horizon for you. Whether you like this process or not, it’s necessary for allergy sufferers. While it is impossible to make your home completely allergen-free, below are 10 tips to clear most of...
04/22/2011
...returning. Pet Allergies: It is especially difficult if someone in the family develops a pet allergy. Pets are often part of the family so getting rid of the allergen is not so easy. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology provides some tips on managing pet allergies in the home. Allergy-Friendly Cleaning Products: Cleaning can be tricky for allergy-sufferers because certain cleaning products can actually make allergies worse. Plus, if you have little ones...
08/23/2012
...things in life, the key is to keep their use in moderation. For example, keeping a bottle of hand sanitizer around to use when hand washing isn’t possible is still a good way to keep your kids healthy but when you are at home; good old soap should do the trick. Similarly, cleaning with a disinfectant spray is useful when a family member is sick and you are trying to keep germs away from the...
07/20/2010
...products other than food: Gluten Adhesives on envelopes and stamps Self-stick labels and stickers Latex or rubber gloves for house cleaning Art supplies 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...
04/26/2011
...Bring separate spoons and other utensils for food items that are shared to avoid cross-contamination. Grill foods for guests with allergies first or cook the items on a fresh piece of aluminum foil or iron skillet to avoid cross contamination. Bring anti-bacterial wipes and gels for easy cleaning. Inform all those in the picnic party not to share food. If the party is larger, well-meaning friends could offer the wrong foods to your little ones....
03/30/2016
...host may take extra precaution to use ingredients that don’t contain the allergen or they will make sure you know so that you can take extra precautions. During such conversations it’s always a good idea to offer ways you can assist the host. Offer to Clean the Grill While cleaning the grill may be labor intensive and time consuming if you aren’t grilling at home, it may add to your peace of mind. If you...
12/15/2016
...reviews shows that these appliances haven’t always worked as well as buyers might hope. Plus some models have been discontinued in the US. Another drawback is that some of the machines require regular and, in some cases, pretty comprehensive cleaning. These appliances offer several different volume options, for example as little as 2 to as much as 11 ounces. The ones that dispense powder also have instructions for settings designed to allocate the right amount...
01/26/2017
...to questionable food Even when the cook tells you the ingredients were used, sometimes a person can forget the little sprinkle of this or that when adding ingredients. Kitchen cleaning practices vary, so cross-contamination may be a huge risk. As a dietitian, I have had people tell me they follow a wheat-free diet because they are avoiding whole wheat even when they are using all sorts of other food products that contain wheat. If offered...
   
 
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