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Allergy or Sensitivity? How to Tell the Difference

When any substance enters the body, it is recognized as either foreign or self. If the substance is tagged as foreign, the body’s immune system will shift into attack-mode to protect us. This becomes a problem when our immune system attacks something that is either not harmful or something we are often exposed to. Trees, […]

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Food Allergies Making Your Child Feel Different?

School is back in session and young students who have to deal with food allergies in the classroom, lunchroom and playground often feel different.  Here are some of our favorite books that might make a difference! Food Allergies and Me by Juniper Skinner follows a day in the life of Jack, an allergic child.  From […]

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Back-to-School Classroom Food Safety for Allergic Children

Back to school shopping is here and perhaps a new lunch box is on the list along with a backpack and classroom supplies.  Kids love snack and lunch times and will often share food with each other.  While this spirit of generosity is something we love to see in our kids, it can create a […]

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Food Allergies. The Hidden Cause of Many Ills

When we mention “allergies” most people immediately think of the seasonal variety.  Seasonal allergies are the ones that most commonly plague people and can cause annoying and on-going cold-like symptoms.  But have you ever noticed that after you eat ice cream you get a scum in your throat?  Or an uncomfortable mouth after eating pineapple? […]

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Food Allergy Resource Center

Food Allergy Resource Center

Living with food allergies isn’t easy, but you are certainly not alone. It’s estimated that up to 5 million children in the US have a food allergy. While it certainly presents a challenge, by learning the facts and finding resources for tips and recipes, life can become much more manageable. One of our favorite websites is www.kidswithfoodallergies.org. If […]

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Is ADD Making Back to School Tough for You & Your Child?

Is ADD Making Back to School Tough for You & Your Child?

As the kids head back to school, some students (and parents!) have a tougher time than others as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) rears its difficult head. Parents today are barraged by “cures” from diet to hypnosis. To help some of you out, we would like to share how a child struggling with ADD was successfully […]

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