Health & Wellness

The Food is Medicine Movement

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 [...]

The Food is Medicine Movement 2021-08-19T10:27:06-05:00

Is Climate Change Impacting Food Allergies?

By Kathy Downing Ragweed season is upon us and we are sneezing about it. It usually lasts from August through October, but as our climate continues to change, so do our seasons. Sniffling from seasonal allergies is no fun and [...]

Is Climate Change Impacting Food Allergies? 2021-07-29T09:53:14-05:00

An Alcohol Allergen Guide

By Savannah Brown It’s the summer and what better way to celebrate than by enjoying a cold beer by the pool? But for those with food allergies, finding the right alcoholic beverage isn’t as simple as it seems. From navigating [...]

An Alcohol Allergen Guide 2021-07-23T15:16:41-05:00

Fechas de caducidad: ¿Comer o no comer?

Por Alena Frankish Practicante dietética Licenciatura en Psicología, Diploma de Posgrado en Psicología y Trabajo Social Licenciatura en Nutrición y Ciencia de los alimentos Traducido por Kimberly Colula   Alguna vez se ha preguntado si está bien consumir productos que [...]

Fechas de caducidad: ¿Comer o no comer? 2021-07-02T13:48:09-05:00

The Ice Cream Shop: Cross Contact

By Lexi Langman Ice cream is a staple food of the summer. Whether you like it in a cone, bowl, or waffle, ice cream shops are a great spot to buy a cold, sweet treat. However, how safe are ice [...]

The Ice Cream Shop: Cross Contact 2021-07-20T13:11:20-05:00

Cómo explicar enfermedad celíaca

Por Alena Frankish Smart Bite Solutions Traducido por Kimberly Colula English article here Tal vez usted se ha dado cuenta que, por varias razones, mucha gente alrededor del mundo ha decidido seguir una dieta sin gluten. Por un lado, este [...]

Cómo explicar enfermedad celíaca 2021-07-02T09:50:16-05:00

Gluten-Free Pets? A Closer Look

By Kathy Downing   What should individuals with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity consider when sharing homes with pets? Do the pets need to go gluten-free as well? While not everyone with these conditions needs to worry about buying gluten-free [...]

Gluten-Free Pets? A Closer Look 2021-06-14T16:21:50-05:00

Methods of Allergy Testing

If you are showing signs of having a food allergy, or even seasonal allergies, your physician will likely recommend you to an allergist to perform testing. These tests are designed to help diagnose an allergy, so you can receive further [...]

Methods of Allergy Testing 2021-06-08T11:54:09-05:00

How to Recognize Anxiety & Steps to Take to Help

This article is a summary of part of The Itch Podcast interview with Lisa Rosenberg (Lisa Rosenberg, Safe & Included LLC) on food allergy anxiety. What is healthy anxiety? We all need to have some level of anxiety because it’s [...]

How to Recognize Anxiety & Steps to Take to Help 2021-05-15T11:53:40-05:00

Reimagining Childhood Snacks

Zoë Slaughter Invisibly Allergic   Sometimes during a busy week or month, I’ll suddenly come to the realization I am eating mostly processed foods and pre-made type meals. When this happens, I will purposefully revert back to eating more fresh [...]

Reimagining Childhood Snacks 2021-04-26T10:29:25-05:00