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Food Allergies

Please Pass the Allergy-Free Chocolate

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gordon

Now I have another chocolate opportunity upon me: Passover. The food allergy-sufferer's dream holiday!

Allergy-Free Pineapple Upside Down Cake and the Bumpy Road to Baking It

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gordon

I may have figured out how to make cake without gluten, dairy, soy, nut and eggs, but I do not know how to live SNAFU free.

My Top 5 Fears For My Allergic Child

Susan Weissman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Weissman

A recent study In the Journal of Allergy and Immunology revealed that only 39 percent of college students with an identified allergy consistently avoided that allergen.

Is Tripe Gluten, Dairy, Soy, Nut and Egg-Free?

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gordon

I am a hungry person with food allergies in a foreign country. Have you ever wanted to cook or eat something so badly that you dream about it at night?

Surviving Travel With Food Allergies

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gordon

I'm all for traveling. Or at least I was before I was diagnosed with food allergies. I have devised a plan to help you travel safely and reaction-free no matter where your adventures take you.

Whipping Up Happiness With Gluten, Dairy (Casein), Soy, Nut And Egg-Free Whipped "Cream"

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gordon

I was marginally afraid to try the whipped cream, but as I have eaten cookies that taste like cardboard, raw desserts that look much like vomit and tasted vegan cheese that is just plain wrong, I thought again.

A Relucant Foodie Puzzles Out Peanut Butter And Jelly

Susan Weissman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Weissman

My son is not just allergic to peanuts. He is also allergic to most food that lend themselves to a paste: tree-nuts, sesame seeds, soy and some legumes. None of the typical peanut butter substitutes are safe.

Reactions Speak Louder Than Words: An Allergy-Free Testimonial

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Gordon

Rarely do I let anyone speak for me; however, I think that this testimonial says more than I ever could.

Learning To Live With Food Allergies

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gordon

I never imagined that the birth of my child would trigger adult onset food allergies, and that I would never eat eggs or gluten again. The transition has been hard, but it has also been a blessing.

Throw It Back Or Throw It Up: How Will The Allergy Generation Handle Their Drink?

Susan Weissman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Weissman

Let's call them The Allergy Generation. They are the approximate two million children in the U.S. who are growing up with life-threatening food allergies.

Stirring Up Memories With Gluten, Dairy (Casein),Soy, Nut and Egg-Free Pop Tarts

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gordon

Who knew that a flaky, rectangular, gluten, dairy, soy, nut and egg-free turnover filled with jam could make so many allergy-sufferers go crazy?

Are Your Food Allergies Making You Fat?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Today, I'm going to explain the bugs in your digestive tract, why they upset your gut's immune system and how they just might be behind those extra pounds.

Gluten: What You Don't Know Might Kill You

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

If you eat cheeseburgers or French fries all the time or drink six sodas a day, you likely know you are shortening your life. But eating a nice dark slice of whole wheat bread--how could that be bad for you?

Is Your Digestive System Making You Sick?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

There might be something wrong with your inner tube, and it could be making you sick and fat.

Ring In The New Year With Allergy-Free Funnel Cakes

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gordon

Lying on that yoga mat, I considered which thing I would like to eat for my last hurrah on New Year's Eve, the one dessert that sounded so good that I would want to inhale every last calorie.

Eco Etiquette: Stop Wasting Food! How To Plan A Special Diet Dinner Party

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

My fiancé and I love to entertain, but I'm so fed up of trying to deal with everyone's dietary/environmental restrictions! I've tried asking people a...

I Am a Relucant Foodie

Susan Weissman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Weissman

As recent interest in All Things Food - nutrition, sustainability, spirituality, flavor and preparation - grows like a stalk of biodynamic lemongrass, the exact definition of a "Foodie" remains debatable.

Child Food Allergies Rise In U.S.

Yahoo! News | Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Whatever the cause, it's clear that the number of children with food allergies has gone up 18 percent and the number seeking treatment for food allerg...

Gay & Lesbian Manners: To Drink or Not to Drink with Your Alcoholic, Lesbian Sister?

Steven Petrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Steven Petrow

Since your sister is only recently sober, she no doubt feels especially vulnerable to relapse. In this light, you may want to abide by her request until more time has passed.

Food Allergies Are the New Eating Disorder

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Are some people using the allergy/intolerance umbrella as a reason to restrict food? I'm betting yes. And it's not just celebrities.

Detox for Fun and Profit

Val Brown | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Val Brown

There was no way I was going to do two detoxes in a row, so I decided that in a very unscientific way I would do them simultaneously. This is not as unsound as it sounds.

Seasonal Allergies Take One Mother's Breath Away

Susan Weissman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Weissman

My son, Eden, was three years old before he revealed the limits of his lungs (read: allergic asthma.) It happened after what already seemed like a lifetime of severe food allergies.

The Difference Between A Food Allergy And A False Alarm

nytimes.com | TARA PARKER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

For Ingelisa Keeling, a Houston mother of three children with multiple allergies, mealtime was a struggle. Nuts, eggs, wheat, beef, peas and rice were...

Food Allergy Deaths: Less Common Than You Think

Meredith Broussard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Broussard

Only eleven people died from food allergies in 2005, the last year for which we have data available. More people died from lawnmower accidents.

The Hidden Treasure of Organic Food ... For Some of Us

Alden Loury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Alden Loury

Grocery stores are pretty sparse in Auburn Gresham, where I live, and many other predominantly black communities on Chicago's South Side.