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08/08/2019
...little ones any lesson, and particularly true when it comes to teaching good dietary habits. When children grow in a household where enjoying allergy friendly foods and avoiding allergens in the norm, then they are more likely to make the same choice and mimic the same behaviors in the future. Imagine the effect this might have on your loved ones if the whole family could model this behavior! Reason #2 – Provide Support and Acceptance...
04/26/2012
...to. If you are unsure which foods are safe and which are not, always consult with your pediatrician or other physician before adding any new foods. Cheese, cream, milk powders and other dairy-based foods may be recommended for adding calories but since most of our readers have little ones with milk and other food allergies, we will list some high-calorie options not containing the top 8 allergens. Avocados:I think avocados are the perfect food. Many...
07/01/2010
...Here is a list of how each test works and some of the advantages and disadvantages of each one. Some of these tests can be less accurate in young children, so remember to talk with your doctor about which option(s) is best for your child. Skin Prick Tests (SPT) – Direct challenge of allergen on skin with a needle prick. Most commonly used method. Advantages: Rapid results, may apply many allergens, easy to perform.2 Disadvantages:...
07/10/2017
...Managing your child’s multiple food allergies can be a daily challenge. There are food diaries and elimination diets. There is eating in versus dining out. It’s overwhelming and time-consuming to find safe ingredients and substitutes to allergens. Now there is an app for food allergy management — Footsteps from Neocate. I spent some time exploring the app, and here are my thoughts about how it helps food allergy management. Best Feature for food allergy...
03/17/2011
...both food allergies and atopic dermatitis. Dr. Jon Hanifin, a respected dermatologist, recently gave a talk to colleagues. He discussed the link between food allergies and atopic dermatitis. The research he presented suggests that sometimes atopic dermatitis comes first, acting as a precursor to food allergies. For other patients, certain foods can trigger or worsen atopic dermatitis, and may or may not be true allergens. Atopic dermatitis is often one of the first signs that...
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...
12/17/2013
...Along with all of the stress of the holidays (decorating, sending cards, gifts, oh my!), it can be hard to juggle preparing food for a crowd, especially when food allergies are present. Here are some tips and tricks to help make a Christmas dinner that much easier on the host. Simplify to remove allergens Guests with food allergies don’t always need an entirely separate menu. If you are hosting, start by asking guests what...
10/14/2008
...Costume? Check. Pumpkins? Check. Chocolate bar? Oh no! If your little one has food allergies, unfortunately, this is probably what you are thinking. Holidays like this – with so much candy and goodies – can be tough for kids with food allergies (and tough for parents who want to make sure their child enjoys the day). Many of the candies and foods during Halloween contain milk, milk products, and other food allergens. But it...
   
 
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