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10/24/2017
...manufacture dairy- and/or nut-free candies and chocolates. Fill your children’s Halloween bags with fun alternatives to candy. Instead of candies and other edible treats that might cause a food allergy issue, look for fun trinkets and toys your children will enjoy. Kids love temporary tattoos, plastic jewelry, bouncy balls, and fun stickers. (Be sure to watch out for hidden allergens!) Plan your trick-or-treating route ahead of time. Depending on where you live, you may be...
Going to Preschool Or Daycare with Food Allergies
08/19/2009
...are no exception! Don’t worry we won’t call you “helicopter parents.” But if you haven’t had this conversation with your child yet, don’t wait! Your child will be away for several hours in an environment that presents the risk of exposure to allergens. Start now, don’t wait, and help your child to help them self! Look at upcoming lunch or snack menus and identify options, and provide the preschool with a list of foods that...
12/12/2012
...Hosting or attending a holiday dinner can be stressful for parents of children with food allergies. We’ve compiled a list of helpful resources to help you ensure a safe and enjoyable holiday celebration for your family. Guides Remember to check for hidden allergens that may be added during the processing or preparation of your holiday feast. Gravies and sauces may contain hidden allergens, so be sure to check the ingredients first. Food and Recipes...
12/09/2010
...and tips for staying safe AND having fun. The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network’s Guide to Gathering for Thanksgiving.This guide lists the steps to follow to ensure your little one with food allergies stays safe on Thanksgiving. Food and Recipes: The turkey is traditionally the staple of a Thanksgiving feast. Remember to check for hidden allergens that may be added during the processing or preparation of the turkey. Gravies and sauces may contain hidden allergens...
10/03/2010
...or buy them from allergy-conscious companies that manufacture dairy or nut-free candies and chocolates. Fill your children’s Halloween bags with fun alternatives to candy. Instead of candies and other edible treats that might cause a food allergy issue, look for fun trinkets and toys your children will enjoy. Kids love temporary tattoos, plastic jewelry, bouncy balls and fun stickers. (Be sure to watch out for hidden allergens!) Plan your trick-or-treating route ahead of time. Depending...
06/21/2012
Increasingly we are hearing about health issues related to gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye, and oats. We often receive calls from parents inquiring whether Neocate is gluten free (which it is!). Why the increased concern? Researchers are now discovering that there is a wider spectrum of reactions to gluten than was initially thought. Gluten reactions used to fall into two categories: a gluten or wheat allergy(Ig-E mediated) or...
07/16/2009
The summer movie season is upon us and while your little ones may be excited to see the newest Harry Potter film or Pixar’s Up, you may be wondering what to feed them at the theater. Movie theater snacks have never been the most healthful option for any child, but allergy parents have an additional set of concerns to think about at the concessions stand. Thankfully, depending on your child’s specific food...
02/18/2010
...calorie diet of fruits, vegetables and plenty of protein. Check with your physician to see if you should be taking any supplements. Some women have difficulty getting essential vitamins like calcium, folic acid and zinc while breastfeeding. Remove all allergens from your diet. Usually a milk protein is the culprit, so you you’ll need to remove all dairy products but watch out for items with hidden dairy like salad dressing and nutrition bars. If you...
   
 
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