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08/26/2011
...can enjoy at any time. If no safe options are available, pack food from home and warn your child not to trade food with his/her classmates. Offer to bring in allergy-safe treats for holidays and special events. This way you know that your child is safe, and they won’t feel excluded from the fun! Communication and education is the most important part of going back to school with food allergies. Hopefully these tips will provide...
07/01/2011
With the Fourth of July around the corner, we wanted to share some food allergy-friendly ideas and recipes for you to enjoy during the holiday weekend. We wrote a blog in the past that may help to find general food allergy tips for planning a day out of the house. In honor of the Independence Day, I compiled a couple food allergy-friendly recipes with a red, white and blue theme. As always,...
10/20/2011
One concern I hear from a number of families who have children with food allergies is exactly what food brands are their children allowed to have. So as Halloween gets closer, we wanted to provide a list of common brands of common Halloween treats and the allergens they are free from. Important to note that this list may not be complete or up-to-date. Please note it is always important to be sure with...
03/08/2016
Depending on where you live in the world and your personal beliefs, March 8th can either be a day of celebrating women (somewhere between a Mother’s Day and Valentine’s day) or it can take on a more political twist. Today we would like to take the opportunity to tip our hats to women everywhere and share some of our favorite inspirational quotes to help you get into a celebratory mood. “Nothing is impossible;...
06/07/2016
Okay, I admit it. I don’t always know what to say when I am trying to describe a health condition or diagnosis to someone else. I find this to be true when talking to my patients but even more so when trying to explain my own personal health to my family and friends. Putting aside the emotions that come along with many health situations, I often struggle to find the right words to...
...decreased symptoms, but there were still unexplained flare-ups. Two months post-diagnosis, we were visiting family for the holidays where each day started with a hot breakfast. Paulie’s asthma and eczema flared each morning shortly after we entered the kitchen, but only sometimes during lunch and dinner. Finally the pattern was clear. He was reacting to food proteins in the air! We learned not to cook or reheat anything with eggs or pork around Paulie. Peanuts...
01/28/2011
...action plan. The plan should cover how to deal with snacks/lunch each day, what will happen on holidays and other special celebrations involving food, the potential for cross-contamination or accidental exposure, how to spot symptoms of an allergic reaction and how to treat them. Make sure your child is aware of their restricted diet. If your child knows what foods are safe and what to avoid, it can be extremely helpful to avoid exposure to...
07/02/2014
The 4th of July is just a few days away! Nothing is more American than a barbecue on the fourth. Whether you’re planning to celebrate with a picnic at home with family, at a neighbor’s house, or with a large group, it’s important to take steps to protect little ones with food allergies. Here’s a collection of blogs that might help you as you prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July safely! Planning...
   
 
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