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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...

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...

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...

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,...

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?...

Food Allergies + Natural Disasters… A Different Kind of Storm

Food Allergies + Natural Disasters… A Different Kind of Storm
As torrential floods from Hurricane Florence ripped through the Carolinas earlier this month, Madison, Wisconsin—home of the Allergy Amulet headquarters—was still reeling from record rainfall levels...

Scientists Find Link Between Antacid & Antibiotic Exposure and Food Allergies & Asthma

Scientists Find Link Between Antacid & Antibiotic Exposure and Food Allergies & Asthma
As someone who remembers (with disgust) that pink goo as a child (also known as the antibiotic amoxicillin), I read this headline in shock. Did that...

The 411 On the 504: School Allergy Plans Decoded

The 411 On the 504: School Allergy Plans Decoded
Last month we covered the basics of kids and epinephrine. This month we’re bringing you the skinny on school management plans for your child’s food allergies.Are you...

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Tonaki Tinnitus Protocol viral - affect several portion of the physical body and can't be healed with an anti-biotic bacterial - these attacks are generally localized...

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Italic Forskolin while people that have bad knees will choose the treadmill usually. By the end of the day, become it the Stairmaster, or the fitness...

The Nutty Nature of Nuts

For years, patients diagnosed with a tree nut or peanut allergy have been told to avoid all nuts. But what if I told you that being...

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Keto X Factor And remember, easily means permanently, where losing weight is concerned. My overweight clients leave thin and never come back.How many times have you...

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Keto X Factor If you are searching for correct data on Hoodia products, you'll want run into much misinformation and contradictory on the web about it....

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Pure Turmeric Curcumin First of all, if we look at people who have been successful at weight loss and maintaining that loss, a couple of things...

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Pure Turmeric Curcumin The boot camp LA is more fun and non difficult than other centers and gym. You'll find many fitness programs however, many scheduled...

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Keto X Factor With a variety of diet supplements available that can assist with weight loss it is necessary to know very well what you are...

Best Practices For Kids + Epinephrine

I’m not quite sure how summer passed by so quickly. Is it really back-to-school season already?! As families gear up for the school year ahead, we...

What Food Allergies Can Teach Our Kids

What Food Allergies Can Teach Our Kids
Every now and again, I like to write about my personal experience as a mom managing food allergies. Parenting is no easy feat, and it’s especially...

FPIES: Not As Delicious As It Sounds

FPIES: Not As Delicious As It Sounds
From time to time, we like to write about the rarer forms of food allergy. We’ve covered  Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Oral Allergy Syndrome, and allergies to red meat and...

A Brief History of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers: The Heart of Allergy Amulet's Technology

A Brief History of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers: The Heart of Allergy Amulet's Technology
Dr. Joseph BelBruno, Scientific Advisor at Allergy Amulet.If you’ve been following our blog for a while, you’ve probably heard us talk about our scientific approach to...

Spokin’s Susie Hultquist: A Fearless Food Allergy Mama!

Spokin’s Susie Hultquist: A Fearless Food Allergy Mama!
June 5, 2018If you’ve followed Allergy Amulet for a while, you know our team was founded by a female and that we love to support female entrepreneurs!Unsurprisingly,...

FOMO: Fear of Missing Out… On Nutrients

FOMO: Fear of Missing Out… On Nutrients
Part II: Wheat, Soy, Peanuts, and Tree NutsWelcome to Part II of our FOMO series! Here we’re discussing how to replace nutrients lost from eliminating wheat, soy,...

Is Celiac Disease Covered under the American with Disabilities Act?

If you have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease, you are probably wondering if you are protected by the Americans with Disability Act. The answer is yes,...

Food Allergy Parenting Errors - Mistakes are Part of the Journey!

Mistakes are Opportunities to Learn. We all learn from our errors. After reading somewhere that “mistakes are opportunities to learn,” I used the mantra repeatedly with...

Food Allergy Awareness Week! Things I'd Like People to Know... And a Little Dr. Seuss

Food Allergy Awareness Week! Things I'd Like People to Know... And a Little Dr. Seuss
It’s almost here, food allergy awareness week 2018! The official dates for this year are May 13-19.I’m currently sitting in my office looking at a recent picture...

My Child Doesn't Have a Food Allergy... But Her Friends Do

My Child Doesn't Have a Food Allergy... But Her Friends Do
When my family moved to a new neighborhood five years ago, we quickly learned that our new neighbors’ oldest son had a severe peanut allergy. Our...

The New Look of Don’t Go Nuts

The New Look of Don’t Go Nuts
We first discovered Don’t Go Nuts while on a family trip to Buffalo, New York. I was looking for Sunbutter and found a whole allergen-free section...

FOMO: Fear of Missing Out... On Nutrients

FOMO: Fear of Missing Out... On Nutrients
Part I: Milk, Eggs, Fish, and Shellfishby: Tara McCarthy, RDFOMO, or the fear of missing out, is a source of anxiety for many. For some, it means...

Goodbye Incredible Edible Gluten-Free Food Fair

Goodbye Incredible Edible Gluten-Free Food Fair
Fairs. Most of the food allergy fairs, expos, and conferences are on the coasts. I understand that, they are huge population centers and it’s a numbers...

The Secret is Out: Transparency is In

Last fall, Kellogg’s acquired a protein bar startup called RXBAR for $600M dollars. The significance of that deal is twofold. First is the story behind the...

Gluten Free Review: Good On Ya Cafe, San Diego

A beach-side cafe with a hipster vibe, Good On Ya Organic serves what its name implies: organic. From the fried eggs, diner-style in the pre-dawn to gluten-free pizzas...

Enjoy Life Foods Pancake and Waffle Mix review

Enjoy Life Foods Pancake and Waffle Mix review
Pancakes. If you’ve read my posts before, you’ll know that Sunday is Pancake Day around here. I’ve been making pancakes almost every Sunday for several years...

Peter Rabbit: A Tale of Teachable Moments

Peter Rabbit: A Tale of Teachable Moments
On February 9th, Sony Pictures released its long-awaited movie that modernizes the classic tale of Peter Rabbit—the mischievous little bunny that chases about the garden of...

Enjoying Life with Enjoy Life Foods

Enjoying Life with Enjoy Life Foods
Enjoy Life Foods has rebranded! What do you think of the new look?Over the past few years, we’ve seen a radical shift towards the color teal...

Why using Allergens as a weapon in Peter Rabbit isn’t the same as other cartoon violence

Why using Allergens as a weapon in Peter Rabbit isn’t the same as other cartoon violence
The Peter Rabbit movie wasn’t something I wanted to see anyway. I’d seen a few previews and it looked to be full of the sort of...

Everything's Coming Up... Rotten

Everything's Coming Up... Rotten
Something in our world is changing. Our bodies are rejecting the food we eat. Even the experts don’t really know why. In January, Netflix debuted...

Get Your Geek On: The Science Behind Food Allergy Testing

Get Your Geek On: The Science Behind Food Allergy Testing
Food testing is serious business. It’s also a large and growing one: the market for food testing kits was valued at $1.58 billion in 2016. That...

A Look Behind the Label: How Food Manufacturers Prevent Allergen Cross-Contact

In an earlier post, we explored food allergy labeling laws and why many food products include “may contain” statements. To better understand the extent to which...

Do Waitstaff Create a False Sense of Security?

Do Waitstaff Create a False Sense of Security?
I’m often asked whether a consumer device that tests for unwanted ingredients in foods will give those with food allergies a false sense of security when...

Why the Thigh?

Why the Thigh?
Most people that carry epinephrine with them to treat serious allergic reaction will tell you they were given strict instructions to inject the needle into their...

What To Expect When You're Expecting... An Oral Food Challenge

This topic is pretty fresh in my mind as my daughter underwent an oral food challenge to macadamia nuts last week. In case you’re not familiar...

15 Ways to Keep Allergic Loved Ones Safe on Thanksgiving — And Always!

15 Ways to Keep Allergic Loved Ones Safe on Thanksgiving — And Always!
A Guide for the Family of the Food Allergic If you have family coming for the holidays, there are always a lot of things to do....

Navigating Food Allergies as a Foreigner the SMART Way

I was born with numerous food allergies. Growing up in the ‘60s and ‘70s with life-threatening food allergies was incredibly rare, as were the means to...

Catch the Wave for Breakfast,Lunch or Dinner

ReviewsWaltDisneyWorld Wide Menu Variety at Disney's The Wave October 12, 2017|DairyFreeGInaREVIEW:  THE WAVEBy DairyFreeGinaNote: I was not paid for this review.  All menu items were purchased by...

Best Spot for Vegan Soul Food In Baltimore

Land of Kush is the ultimate place for vegan soul food in Baltimore. Open for lunch and dinner, Land of Kush is a small sit-down Bistro...

How to have a Happy Food Allergy Holiday

Living with a food allergy can be tough enough on a daily basis. It's even harder during the holidays when there are parties and family events...

Hosting the Holidays with Food Allergies

Hosting the Holidays with Food Allergies
HELP!  I'm hosting the holiday dinners and someone is coming with a food allergy!  What do I do?  If this is what you're  thinking --STOP worrying!...

Food Allergy Numbers: Why the Mystery?

As someone who has a personal and professional connection to food allergies, I probably talk about the subject more than most. During these conversations, I’m often...

Dairy Free Eating Anytime of Day at The Wave

The Wave at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is a great place to stop on your way to and from The Magic Kingdom for breakfast, lunch or dinner.The unique dining...

Vegan Soul Food - Land of Kush Review

Land of Kush is the ultimate place for vegan soul food in Baltimore. Open for lunch and dinner, Land of Kush is a small sit-down Bistro...

Amaretto Makes Me More Than Sour

Amaretto Makes Me More Than Sour
Imagine walking into a bar and discovering that three of the liquor bottles behind the counter are laced with cyanide. You’d probably look elsewhere for a...

Do you know the Health Benefits of Beet Root?

Do you know the Health Benefits of Beet Root?
A Beetroot is a one of the finest vegetables, adding as the ingredients to the salads, pickles, soups and using as the coloring agents… This beet...

Understanding More, Fearing Less

Understanding More, Fearing Less
“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” –...

Cross-Contact or Cross-Contamination: What’s the Difference?

Cross-Contact or Cross-Contamination: What’s the Difference?
I’ll be honest with you: distinguishing between cross-contact and cross-contamination used to throw me off. Many people in the food allergy community (my past-self included) often...

Hottest Foods Trends for Dairyfree and Vegan Eaters

Hottest Foods Trends for Dairyfree and Vegan Eaters
Expo East is a huge food industry trade show held annually in Baltimore, MD. It’s the place to be for those in the natural product industry.I’m always...

The Not-A-Recipe Dinner

Not a recipe, and NOT picture-worthy at all. Truly, the photo looks fairly unappetizing. I promise, it's deceptive.Last night's vegan dinner option when my family was...

Gluten-free Chicago: Adventures in the Windy City

Gluten-free Chicago: Adventures in the Windy City
Guest contributor, Kris, shared her helpful and amusing gluten-free dining tips from her family vacation to Chicago. Read on and comment. We'd love to hear from...

Paint the Town Teal this Halloween

Paint the Town Teal this Halloween
Info on how you can join the Teal Pumpkin Project and make Halloween safe for kids with Food Allergieshttps://goo.gl/SeqXhb#tealpumpkinproject #halloween #foodallergy

Whole Foods for Thought: The Debate Over Quality Versus Quantity

Whole Foods for Thought: The Debate Over Quality Versus Quantity
You’ve probably heard by now that Amazon bought Whole Foods. The latter’s shareholders recently approved the transaction, and assuming regulators sign off on the deal, the...

You down with EoE? No thanks, not me.

You down with EoE? No thanks, not me.
Every now and again our team at Allergy Amulet likes to post blogs about lesser-known conditions that affect the food allergy population (our people)! One such...

Sending Your Child to School with a Food Allergy - Tips for Parents

10 Tips for Going Back to School with a Food Alllergyhttp://www.dairyfreegina.com/single-post/2017/08/14/Back-to-School-with-Food-Allergies---Tips-for-Parents

How does Dell'z in Charleston,SC fare for Vegans and those with a Milk Allergy>

Dell'z  is a Vegetarian Vegan restaurant in Charleston,South Carolina. It has a hipster, good vibes feel and it's menu is extensive including smoothies, wraps , salads , pizzas. ...

Celiac: Got [Catholic] Communion?

Celiac: Got [Catholic] Communion?
The recent dust-up regarding Pope Francis's remarks (and decision) regarding the use of so-called gluten-free hosts has rather a crowd of celiac and non-celiac alike up-in-arms....

The Coffee Shop Where Everyone Knows Your Name

Review of all vegan coffee house The Orange Cat in Lewiston , NYhttp://www.dairyfreegina.com/single-post/2017/08/03/The-Coffee-Shop-Where-Everyone-Knows-Your-Name

Best Summer Dairy Free Finds

Best Summer Dairy Free Finds
Here are my top healthy, dairy free and vegan finds that I hope you look for in your local grocery store. If you can’t find these...

How to Save a Life

How to Save a Life
Have you ever stabbed anyone? I have.I stabbed my friend and Allergy Amulet Co-Founder Abi Barnes with an EpiPen in the summer of 2007.  Abi and...

Where Your Disney Vacation Must Begin!

Where Your Disney Vacation Must Begin!
Erin McKenna’s is the place where those with food allergies, celiac disease, and those eating vegan can go and safely eat the most delectable treats. The...

More Tools, More Problems? Food Allergies Since 1960

More Tools, More Problems? Food Allergies Since 1960
This guest post was written by Theresa MacPhail—assistant professor in the Science, Technology, and Society Program at Stevens Institute of Technology. Last December, I wrote a blog...

Smoothie Bars & Ice Cream Parlors: A Potential Allergy Nightmare

Smoothie Bars & Ice Cream Parlors: A Potential Allergy Nightmare
Standing in line at Trader Joe’s last week, I noticed a sign alerting shoppers of a recent recall of their Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream due...

I'll Take My Allergies Medium Rare

I'll Take My Allergies Medium Rare
If you’ve followed Allergy Amulet lately, you know we LOVE to talk about food allergies. Recently, we discussed the phenomenon of Oral Allergy Syndrome: a typically...

5 Tips for Food Allergy Safe Summer Outings

5 Tips for Food Allergy Safe Summer Outings
Hosting someone with a food allergy, especially to milk, can be daunting but doesn’t have to be.  Whether at a summer party or picnic, beach or...

Declare Your Dairy Free Independence

Declare Your Dairy Free Independence
Dairy Free and Vegan recipe round up for 4th of July Celebrations  http://www.dairyfreegina.com/single-post/2017/06/22/Declaring-Your-Dairy-Free-Independence

Of Journeys Circular & Odyssean

Of Journeys Circular & Odyssean
My garden, like a farm, is never done.   Each year, I pull back the same weeds from where the woods creep in and trim the...

OAS—A Seasonal Mess?

OAS—A Seasonal Mess?
Photo copyright© National Jewish Health. All rights reserved. Used by permission. Ahh, summer. The season of pool parties, barbecues, gardening, and outdoor adventure. For many though,...

Questions to Ask When Dining Out with Food Allergies

Questions to Ask When Dining Out with Food Allergies
We strongly believe that a dialogue between restaurant staff and food-allergic guests is essential to a comfortable dining experience. Simply telling a wait staff member that...

Is Monsanto Giving Us Food Allergies?

Is Monsanto Giving Us Food Allergies?
On a recent late afternoon walk with my dog, I noticed signs scattered around our local park alerting passersby that the grounds had recently been sprayed...

Food Allergies Today: An Expert Q & A

Food Allergies Today: An Expert Q & A
There are many unknowns in the food allergy world today. Why are food allergies on the rise? What can I do to prevent my child from...

The Ultimate Egg Substitute Comparison!

The Ultimate Egg Substitute Comparison!
You might call me a little crazy. You might also call me a little geeky. You’d be right on both counts, and proud of it. It’s...

Dear Mother, Dear Daughter

Dear Mother, Dear Daughter
In the spirit of Mother’s Day, two of our food allergy mavens at Allergy Amulet wrote letters to their mom and daughter, respectively, about their food...

Exciting Month of Giveaways with DairyFreeGina and awesome DairyFree Brands

Celebrating Food Allergy Awareness month with fantastic giveways.  For Detauls and to enter clock here ;  http://www.dairyfreegina.com/single-post/2017/04/30/Its-Our-Exciting-Month-of-May-GIVEAWAYS

Four Easy Steps to Improve Gut Health

Four Easy Steps to Improve Gut Health
We’ve all heard the saying “You are what you eat.” Though true, a more accurate saying would be “You are what you digest and absorb.” The...

Time to Take the Pledge to Go Veg

Time to Take the Pledge to Go Veg
See the change just 1 week can make to your health, the Earth and the life of animals. Take the #VegPledge with me!https://goo.gl/Bxynic #vegan

Easter Menu Ideas, Especially for those Eating Dairyfree and Vegan

Easter menu planning with Dairyfree and Vegan recipes all right here goo.gl/ANzYbI 

Do it for Your Health, the Planet, the Animals. Just Do It!

Do it for Your Health, the Planet, the Animals. Just Do It!
It's that time again!  It's time for Veg Week. Join me and take the pledge for VegWeek 2017.ps://goo.gl/Bxynic  https://

Food Allergy Easter Chocolate Roundup

Food Allergy Easter Chocolate Roundup
Does Dairyfree and Vegan Easter chocolate even exist?  https://goo.gl/oIGxPE

Easter Basket Ideas for Kids and Adults with Food Allergies

Just because you have a food allergy does not mean the Easter Bunny should pass you by.goo.gl/NAXzqc

Should I Go Gluten-Free? Break it Down for Me

Google “gluten free” and you get roughly 150,000,000 results.Clearly, the topic of gluten is trending.  You probably know at least one person that has cut gluten...

Gluten-Free Apple Pie *Buttermilk* pancakes

Gluten-Free Apple Pie *Buttermilk* pancakes
We love pancakes in this house. They have become a weekly tradition, a no-thought, go-to every Saturday morning. For years my husband has been the pancake...

Helping Educators Keep a Peanut-Free Classroom

Helping Educators Keep a Peanut-Free Classroom
Most of my blog focuses on educating individuals and families about Celiac Disease. With a degree in Elementary Education, teaching comes naturally to me. That "aha"...

A Celiac Recap of Expo West, Natural Foods Convention 2017

I got to go to Expo West this year! the natural foods trade-show that swamps Anaheim each Spring with gluten-free new goods. Wicked w00t to that,...

OIT—Is It For Me?

Feeding your peanut-allergic child peanuts is not easy as a mother—I would know, I do it every day. Your instincts as a parent are to keep...

Nuttzo Bad: Celiac Recovery into Global Advocacy

Nuttzo Bad: Celiac Recovery into Global Advocacy
So much food is naturally gluten free. But is all that edible milieu easily packable, and edible on the road?  Yes! Yes it is easy --...

An Egg Study

An Egg Study
I’m an experimental person by nature. I love to try things side-by-side to see what works best, try things over and over again, fully understand how...

Chocolate Sunflower Butter Cake

I don't often crave peanut butter any more, but when I do it's fierce, relentless and has to be satisfied in the biggest and most extravagant...

Lightening Up Foods Without the Benefit of Yeast

Sometimes it seems like the allergies in my household just keep piling on us. In the past few years, my youngest has not outgrown any allergies,...

5 Gluten-free Ways to Eat Chickpeas

5 Gluten-free Ways to Eat Chickpeas
The humble chickpea (also known as a garbanzo bean) is a powerhouse of fiber. Did you know that eating two cups of chickpeas each day provides...

Heart-Healthy, Allergy-Friendly Snacks: Time to Mix It Up

Writers are quirky people. Sometimes, superstitious people. Or at least very set in their ways. They often work alone…and so they snack alone. Some quirky writers...