An interview with Julia Bracken, MD, Children's Mercy Hospital The only way to treat celiac disease is complete and total avoidance. But this avoidance is of one thing in particular: gluten. “We don’t have any medicines in the traditional sense [...]
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Thank you so much for joining us for part one of our new webinar series, Food Laws: Intro to Changemaking. We hope you learned from our panelists as much as we did and signed off feeling inspired. Here is [...]
By Sofia Gillespie When the boss, Emily Brown, said the grocery price comparison chart needed to be updated, I decided to volunteer. In 2016 and 2019, we published price comparison charts, but as the variety of foods we offer [...]
By Yamelly Weida Lo invitamos a ver la versión en español aquí. It was a daunting task to go through the regular and simple task of grocery shopping with food allergies. Fear, sadness, and despair were still fresh in our minds from [...]
Por Yamelly Weida For the English version, click here. La fácil y simple tarea de ir de compras por comida a la tienda fue abrumadora. El miedo, la tristeza y la desesperación aún estaban frescas en mi memoria de ese [...]
By Lexi Langman Epinephrine auto-injectors are devices used to deliver life-saving medication called epinephrine. It is injected directly into the muscle of the thigh during a severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis. The drug epinephrine (also known as adrenaline) treats [...]
By Lexi Langman Traveling, whether by plane, train, or automobile, always ensures an exciting adventure. Each method of travel offers its different benefits, but flying is indubitably the quickest route. However, the quickest is not always the easiest. While some [...]
National Food is Medicine Day raises awareness of embedded barriers to healthy food access for under-resourced families and individuals that exacerbate chronic disease, increase mental health challenges, and drive up medical costs. We compiled a list of organizations involved in [...]
By Savannah Brown Having allergies can make it difficult to find new, fun, and safe meals. And accommodating multiple allergens can be tiresome, not to mention extremely expensive. As someone who has an allergy to dairy, I know how [...]
Stephanie Ulrich The Open Cookbook These gluten-freedouble chocolate tigernut banana muffins are a decadent treat that the whole family will love. It is hard to believe these delicious, nutritious, and fluffy muffins are free from the top 9 food [...]