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Oral Immunotherapy—Three Years Later

A little over two years ago, I wrote a blog for Allergy Amulet called OIT—Is It For Me? In that piece, I talked about our family’s decision...
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Food Allergy Advocacy in Schools

Sending your child off to school is worrisome enough as a parent—but when your child has a food allergy, that anxiety amplifies. My daughter is highly allergic...
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Airborne Food Allergens—What’s the Risk?

Airborne Food Allergens—What’s the Risk?
When we hear stories of serious allergic reactions to food, they often involve someone unknowingly ingesting a food that contains their allergen. Gut-wrenching stories like the...
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Intuitive Eating + Food Allergy

Intuitive Eating + Food Allergy
Proper nutrition, much like medicine, does not have a one-size-fits-all approach. In fact, what works for one person may not work for another. This is also...
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Humans Are Pooping Plastic

Humans Are Pooping Plastic
Got your attention? Thought so. 😉You might be thinking, How does poop relate to food allergies? First, food allergies affect our health and diet, and what we...
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Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Sugar is Sweet, and Food Allergies Can Be Sweet Too

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Sugar is Sweet, and Food Allergies Can Be Sweet Too
Ah, Valentine’s Day. For some, this day provides a great excuse to press pause on the stressors of life and take time to celebrate the ones...
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More Adults Have Food Allergies Than Previously Believed

More Adults Have Food Allergies Than Previously Believed
Last month, we shared the latest research on food allergy trends among children. The study found that approximately 7.6%—or 6 million—kids in the U.S. have a food...
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Navigating Food Allergies as a Teen

Navigating Food Allergies as a Teen
Most social gatherings as a teenager involve food. School dances involve going out to eat with your friends before the dance, and eating snacks during the...
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Breaking Bread

Breaking Bread
This past Christmas Eve, I listened to the soft sounds of Ave Maria and Silent Night waft through candlelit pews. My father has sung in a...
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Emerging Epidemic: Latest Research on Childhood Food Allergies Shows Troubling Trend

Emerging Epidemic: Latest Research on Childhood Food Allergies Shows Troubling Trend
We like to follow research in the food allergy world closely—after all, many of our team members are as personally vested as we are professionally in...
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Managing Food Allergies at the Gym and Yoga Studio

Managing Food Allergies at the Gym and Yoga Studio
Food allergy management is not reserved for the kitchen, dining room, cafeteria, and restaurants. Food allergies follow you everywhere, from airplanes to offices, to places you...
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Sesame: More Than Just a Street

Sesame allergy has been all over the news lately. Last year, a teenage girl tragically died at Heathrow Airport after eating a Pret a Manger baguette...
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Ming Tsai's Food For Thought

Ming Tsai's Food For Thought
My journey with food allergies began when I opened my first restaurant, Blue Ginger, in 1998. I felt it was important that our kitchen be mindful...
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Killer Beauty Regimens

When we think about managing food allergies, we don’t tend to consider lipstick or lotion. But we should.Walking down the aisle of my local co-op recently,...
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Take Two: The Importance of Carrying Two Epinephrine Auto-injectors

Take Two: The Importance of Carrying Two Epinephrine Auto-injectors
With Halloween around the bend, we wanted to share a quick PSA on the importance of carrying two epinephrine auto-injectors in case of an allergic reaction. Why?...
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