Food Allergy Blog
Food allergies can be dangerous to our baby’s long-term health and even life-threatening in the short-term. This can make it worrying to introduce new foods. In actuality, it’s often beneficial to introduce new foods while our children are infants. A new study by the Department of Pediatrics at Heartlife Hospital in Okinawa, Japan, shines aContinue reading “The Spade Study on Milk Allergy Prevention: 3 Key Takeaways for Parents”
Food intolerances, allergies, and food sensitivities are common among people of all ages. In 2012 alone, 4.1 million children reported food allergies. When we eat something our body does not agree with, we can often tell immediately. We may experience itching, nausea, sneezing, rashes, diarrhea and other symptoms. The terms “allergy,” “intolerance,” and “sensitivity” areContinue reading “What’s the Difference Between a Food Allergy and Food Intolerance?”
When the time comes for your baby to transition from breast milk to semi-solid foods, there are several key foods that you should incorporate into your baby’s diet. Among them are peanuts, milk, and egg. Introducing your baby to egg can decrease the likelihood that your baby develops an egg related allergy. According to theContinue reading “Egg Recipes for Babies”
Across the United States, food allergies are increasing at an alarming rate. Since 1997, peanut or tree nut allergies have more than tripled. This drastic increase has put parents on high alert. As much as 3 percent of babies under the age of 3 have some type of food allergy. With numbers on the rise,Continue reading “Guidelines on Food Allergy Prevention”
When it comes to parenting, you need to be ready for any scenario that may arise with your baby. One unfortunate, but relatively common scenario is an allergic reaction to food. Hopefully this never happens, but it is possible given the growing number of people who are susceptible. About 15 million people across the UnitedContinue reading “What does an Allergic Reaction Look Like?”
Babies with eczema are at a significantly higher risk of developing food allergies. In order to help prevent allergies, you can build their immunity to potentially harmful foods. By introducing allergens at an early age, you will lower your baby with eczema’s chance of getting a food allergy.
As your baby grows and prepares to eat semi-solid foods, there is one food that every parent needs to incorporate into their baby’s diet–peanut butter. With rising rates of peanut and other food related allergies, you need to take action to reduce the risk of your baby developing a peanut allergy. According to the LEAPContinue reading “Introduce Your Baby to Peanuts with 3 Simple Recipes”
In recent years, food allergies have become increasingly more widespread. The best illustration of this increase in food allergies can be seen at American schools. Imagine walking into an American school cafeteria at lunch time. One thing that would immediately stand out to you is that there would probably be designated a table for studentsContinue reading “3 Important Questions Parents Should Ask about Food Allergies”
Are you worried about your baby having a food allergy? You are not alone, in fact, food allergies are very common in babies. Up to 8 percent of children under the age of 3 have some type of food allergy. These can be severe or mild, but something you should be aware of regardless. ThereContinue reading “Food Allergy Risk Factors: Dry Skin, Diet, and Dirt”
Learn how the new USDA Dietary Guidelines report will impact your child’s early nutrition, including recommendations on how early introduction to peanut and egg can prevent food allergies and support a healthier start for your child. In this article you’ll learn: What the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans are and what they mean for yourContinue reading “The New USDA Guidelines Report: What It Means for Food Allergy Prevention”
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