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04/14/2016
...some canned-tuna brands include hydrolyzed caseinate to enhance flavor. Instant potatoes- It’s very important to read the ingredient label of instant mashed potatoes! Several manufacturers add butter and milk before they dehydrate the potato mix. Flavored chips- The flavoring that is added to potato chips may contain milk. To avoid this hidden dairy ingredient, we recommend snacking on regular chips or completely eliminating them. Deli meats- Meat manufactures often use the same slicers for meat...
06/22/2010
...your food labelsto find your child’s allergens, be sure to check for sugar as well. Here are some terms that will help you identify sugar: White sugar Brown sugar Maple syrup Honey Fruit juice concentrates, including apple and pear All ingredients ending in “ose” like: Fructose Sucrose Lactose Maltose Dextrose Glucose As a parent, I was a little surprised by the amount of sugar found in many different foods such as spaghetti sauce, ketchup and...
Hosting a Safe Playdate: Tips for Parents Whose Children Have Friends with Food Allergies
10/11/2017
...so that they can provide an allergy-free alternative for their child and nobody feels left out. The most important thing is to only give the child the food that their parents provided. Food allergens are often hidden ingredients and it takes a lot of time and practice to master the art of reading food labels and detecting potential allergens. Never assume a food is safe. Make sure to clean the surface of the kitchen or...
03/09/2010
...types of carbohydrate including corn, identify sugars, and hidden allergens such as dairy, and explain the building blocks of protein. Reading Food Label Basics The FDA requires all manufacturers to list all ingredients in the food on the label. Based on the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004, manufacturers are required to list the top eight foods which account for the most food allergies in commonly used terms. This does not include...
08/12/2014
...peanut advisory label) being found to have a detectable amount of peanut protein that would likely pose a risk to most peanut-allergic individuals, and about 4% with a detectable level that was deemed “not clinically significant.” Because these advisory statements aren’t regulated, an expert panel has recommended avoiding any foods labeled with a precautionary statement related to your food allergens.(2) If you or a family member has a food allergy, you should ask your healthcare...
01/05/2017
...you are following an elimination diet to remove milk due to a cow milk allergy, then ingredients such as casein or whey will also need to be avoided. Look at ingredients for everything you consume, including any vitamins, mineral, supplements, or medications to avoid consuming allergens. Read more on finding hidden food allergens when reading labels. Keeping baby’s food safety. Parents Using Neocate Formula: Perhaps breastfeeding was not an option for your family, or you...
04/09/2015
...back into your diet is the best, most reliable way to confirm that the corn was the true culprit. However, it may seem excessive if your symptoms improved on the corn elimination diet. If the allergist diagnoses a corn allergy, the prognosis would be completely avoiding corn and many ingredients made from corn. Avoiding Corn Corn is not among the top eight food allergens in the United States, for which special label information is required...
06/24/2010
...It seems like every kid I know is talking about Toy Story 3 so chances are that your child is begging to go see it. However, a trip to the movie theater is a bit more complicated for a child with food allergies. Today we’ll go over some tips for having a safe and enjoyable movie theater experience. The Movie Theater Concession Stand If your child’s food allergies occur from ingesting food allergens, it’s...
   
 
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