Food Allergy Blog

Food Allergy Blog

Food Allergic Reaction Vs. Eczema Flare-Up: Which One Is My Child Having?

What is the difference between a food allergic reaction and an eczema flare-up? Learn what triggers each one, what each one looks like, and how to know if your little one is experiencing a flare-up or an allergic reaction.  Food allergies and eczema are closely related. They’re both considered “allergic conditions,” and they both involveContinue reading “Food Allergic Reaction Vs. Eczema Flare-Up: Which One Is My Child Having?”

New USDA Dietary Guidelines Recommend Introducing Allergens To Babies

Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued their 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines (DGA), which advise Americans about ideal food and beverage choices for a healthy lifestyle. The 2020-2025 guidelines are groundbreaking, because they mark the first time the USDA has offered specific feeding recommendations for infantsContinue reading “New USDA Dietary Guidelines Recommend Introducing Allergens To Babies”

Food Allergies 101: What You Should Know as a Parent

Allergies can be confusing, especially for parents of babies. Choosing when to introduce your baby to allergens can be a difficult decision as it depends on if they are developmentally ready. Although it may appear to be guess work, there is scientific evidence explaining how to go about introducing your baby to allergenic foods. RecentContinue reading “Food Allergies 101: What You Should Know as a Parent”

AAAAI Food Allergy Prevention Guidelines: 5 Things Every Parent Should Know

For many, food allergies appear early on in life and continue well into adulthood.  In the past, medical advice stated that foods with a high risk of an allergic reaction should be avoided. As a result, the prevalence of peanut allergies in U.S. children has at least doubled from 1997 to 2008. However, in recentContinue reading “AAAAI Food Allergy Prevention Guidelines: 5 Things Every Parent Should Know”

AAAAI, ACAAI, and CSACI Release New Guidance on Preventing Childhood Food Allergies

LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 1, 2020 – 1 in 13 children develop a food allergy every year, and recently rates of food allergy have been on the rise. With this in mind the AAAAI (American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology), ACAAI (American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology), and CSACI (Canadian Society ofContinue reading “AAAAI, ACAAI, and CSACI Release New Guidance on Preventing Childhood Food Allergies”

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”

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