Food Allergy Blog

Food Allergy Blog

The Spade Study on Milk Allergy Prevention: 3 Key Takeaways for Parents

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”

What’s the Difference Between a Food Allergy and Food Intolerance?

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?”

Egg Recipes for Babies

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”

Can Eczema Put My Baby at a Higher Risk?

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.

3 Important Questions Parents Should Ask about Food Allergies

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”

The New USDA Guidelines Report: What It Means for Food Allergy Prevention

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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