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Recently diagnosed with a food allergy or intolerance? Here is where you will find tips and stories shared by freedible’s community to help keep you safe without letting your food allergy hold you back!

12 Tips for Grocery Shopping with Food Allergies

12 Tips for Grocery Shopping with Food Allergies
I don’t know why I was so dense on the subject of taking basic safety measures at the grocery store (despite my food allergies) for so...

How Kids view Food Challenges

How Kids view Food Challenges
I just discovered an artifact that spelled out my fears of a food challenge as a kid. And all because my 5th grade teacher made us...

Baked Egg versus Egg OIT: How do they stack up?

Baked Egg versus Egg OIT: How do they stack up?
Our son was part of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology study of baked egg vs. OIT!Allergists have been recommending baked egg (when tolerated) as...

GFAF Expo - Gluten Free Travel Group Interiew

GFAF Expo - Gluten Free Travel Group Interiew

I had the opportunity to interview Jean Ann Honig, founder of the Gluten Free Travel Group and a certified accessible travel advocate at the GFAF Expo....

Thankful Thursday – At Least Our Kids Get Diagnosed

Thankful Thursday – At Least Our Kids Get Diagnosed
My husband’s late grandmother was fond of telling this story: When her oldest child was a baby, in the late 1940s, he had to go into...

What is the Process of Food Allergy Testing?

What is the Process of Food Allergy Testing?
An accurate diagnosis history of food allergy begins with a detailed history of specific symptoms associated with consuming specific foods. A food allergy evaluation should be performed by...

If not an allergy, what is it?

b2ap3_thumbnail_scratchtest6.15.jpgIt's been several years on our food allergy journey, and it is still evolving.  I suspect my son has some type of intolerance, and I plan...

Food Allergy Testing: What Does IgE Tell Us?

Food Allergy Testing: What Does IgE Tell Us?
Food allergy testing is used to measure the level of allergic antibody, known as IgE, to a food suspected of causing an allergic reaction. These blood tests...

How NUTRITION Saved Dana’s Life after she said NO to a Heart Transplant

How NUTRITION Saved Dana’s Life after she said NO to a Heart Transplant
I originally met Dana on Twitter @ABCGlutenfree, after we started discussing our love of pies and she invited me over for dinner if I was ever in...

The Intestinal Villous Blunting (Flattening) in Celiac Disease is often “Patchy

Villi are the fingerlike projections of the small intestine where nutrient absorption takes place and are the location of Celiac Disease’s assault on the digestive tract....
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