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Importance of fiber in childhood when it comes to food allergies
04/18/2019
...much children need. We’ll also talk about fiber for children with food allergies and related conditions. What is Fiber? What is the importance of Fiber? Fiber is a short word that describes a lot of different compounds. In general, fiber comes from plant-based foods. Fiber comes in many different forms and is found in a variety of foods. The best food sources of fiber are fruits, vegetables, legumes (like beans, soy, and peanuts), nuts, seeds,...
03/18/2010
...Summer camp is an invaluable childhood experience full of fun, learning and personal growth. However, for parents with children who have severe food allergies, sending your child away to camp can be very scary. How can you be sure there are safe food options? And what if there is an allergic reaction? Will the camp know what to do? These fears are legitimate but it doesn’t mean your child has to miss out on...
04/10/2014
...candy that could trigger a reaction, use stickers, bouncy balls or other fun toys. Here are a few additional resources you might enjoy exloring: Kids with Food Allergies’ offers these awesome guides to celebrating Easter with food allergies: Allergen-free Easter Ideas Kids with Food Allergies Celebrates Easter (Booklet) Celebrating Easter Safely with Food Allergic Children Easter Egg Decorating for Children with an Egg Allergy Food Allergy Safe Easter Baskets   Passover Kids With Food Allergies...
08/05/2014
...There are many misconceptions about food allergies out there. In today’s post, we’ll summarize 3 of the most common misconceptions that we hear. Food Allergies vs. Intolerances Food allergies and food intolerances are often confused with each other but they are actually two separate conditions with different underlying causes, symptoms, and treatment. Read more about the differences between food allergies and intolerances here. Testing for Food Allergies Another common misconception about food allergies...
12/07/2010
...For parents of children with severe food allergies, sending them off to school can be a scary thing. Not only is there a risk that they will accidentally be exposed to an allergen, but bullying is on the rise. The best way to guard against this is to educate your child’s school about food allergies, from the students to their principal and everyone in between. To get you started, we’ve put together a...
12/02/2010
...The holiday season has begun, it is time to start planning the gift giving. When you are getting a gift for someone with food allergies, holiday gifts can be complicated. Here are some really cool and useful gift ideas for those with food allergies (also included; what not to give!) Holiday Candy Ideas: (When buying candy, be sure you know the specific allergies of your gift recipient.) Yummi Earth Hard Candies – Yummi Earth...
Can My Milk-Allergic Infant Keep Breastfeeding? – Breastfeeding with food allergies
09/19/2017
...neocate.com Breastfeeding with food allergies can get complicated if your baby is diagnosed with an allergy to cow milk, or when other food allergies are suspected. So, what can you do when you have a milk-allergic infant and breastfeeding is your goal? Breast milk is the best source of nutrition for your baby. It is the first choice of the World Health Organization (WHO), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the Centers for Disease...
08/26/2010
...all nutrients are important for health and development, certain nutrients play especially important roles. If your LO has food allergies, his/her limited diet can make it more difficult to get enough of these nutrients. Therefore, it is important to understand which nutrients are key so that you can make sure your LO’s needs are met. Protein and Calories True malnourishment occurs when there is a prolonged inadequate intake of protein and calories. Studies show that...
   
 
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