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The Stir | Posted 11.06.2013 | Taste
The Stir

This exists.

There Are HOW MANY Kinds of Milk for Sale?

Epicurious | Posted 08.28.2013 | Taste
Epicurious

by Amy Sherman As far as I know there is no such thing as a milk sommelier, but based on the variety of milk available at my local grocery store, ...

Food Allergies Are A Breeze In Disney World

Katelyn Mullen | Posted 10.28.2013 | Travel
Katelyn Mullen

For those people who do have a food allergy of any kind, dining out and traveling can be incredibly stressful, especially those whose children are the ones with the issue. There are a ton of factors and scenarios that those who aren't affected by a food allergy never even think of, but in true Disney-fashion, they are one step ahead of their guests.

The Real Reason Behind All Those Allergies, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman explained why people have so many allergies these days when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo....

Be Aware: The Dangers of Food Allergy Bullying

Sue Scheff | Posted 10.01.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

I'm aware that this isn't a brand new phenomenon. But as a parent, I feel it's my duty to gather more of us to spread the message to our children and fellow parents. Whether or not our kids are allergic to peanuts, dairy, gluten, or another food product, it's up to us to empower them to stand up for themselves and others.

A Mother's Concern Leads To A Million-Dollar Invention

Posted 07.31.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

How To Make All Your Favorite Recipes Without The Nuts

Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living

By Matthew Kadey for Shape.com Banana bread just isn't banana bread without walnuts, it seems. But with the rising tide of food sensitivities and a...

Jumping in With Both Feet

Kate Ryan Williams | Posted 09.18.2013 | Parents
Kate Ryan Williams

This is what keeps me up at night. The Redhead has life-threatening food allergies and asthma. So we don't just send him off to camp with toothbrush and toothpaste.

How to Eat (VIDEO)

Lillian Medville | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Lillian Medville

I cannot tell you (or anyone) how to eat, outside from suggesting the basics: that whole, nutrient rich real foods are best, chose organic if you can afford it (Not a lot of people can. Which is a huge problem in and of itself), fake foods aren't food, and therefore should not be eaten.

What It's Like to Date When You're Allergic to Everything

HowAboutWe | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
HowAboutWe

Even if my date isn't disturbed, now kissing is completely off the table for the evening. But what was I supposed to say? Three minutes into meeting a guy, and I'm all, "Hey if you wanna kiss me later, avoid these foods!" Then hand him a handy checklist.

How I Finally Stopped Binge Eating (VIDEO)

Lillian Medville | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Lillian Medville

One of the consequences of food allergies is nutrient deprivation. And one of the potential consequences of nutrient deprivation is binging.

Survey Shows Dramatic Increase In Kids' Allergies

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.02.2013 | Parents

NEW YORK -- Parents are reporting more skin and food allergies in their children, a big government survey found. Experts aren't sure what's behind th...

Why I Cook: Cooking With Food Allergies

Amie Valpone | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Amie Valpone

I recently was offered the opportunity to document my life and how I live with food allergies and intolerances from Liza de Guia, who is an incredibly talented film producer. For all of you out there with food allergies, intolerances, auto-immune diseases or any other health issues, I get it.

Why We Cook: Chef Amie Valpone Cooks to Live

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.26.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

What if you loved food, but the odds were against you?

What It's Like to Be an Allergy-Mom

Carissa K | Posted 06.24.2013 | Parents
Carissa K

While my son is a child with food allergies, I on the other hand, know that I am one of those allergy-moms. The reason for the distinction is because it seems to me that kids are more accepting of food allergies than adults are.

My Plea To Other Parents On The Playground

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 04.24.2013 | Parents

Written By Curtis Sittenfeld for Slate Spring came to St. Louis a little later this year than it usually does, and the playgrounds where I go with ...

Getting Rid of the Food Allergy Fear Factor

Dr. Ruchi Gupta | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ruchi Gupta

Children with food allergies need to carry their medications (antihistamines and epinephrine) in the same way that kids in a car need to wear their seatbelts. Most of the time, they won't need it. But there may come a time when those protections save the children's lives.

Windows 8 'Social Good' Contest Helps Startup Change Local Food Systems

Startup Weekend | Posted 06.02.2013 | Small Business
Startup Weekend

NetSquared, an initiative which aids individuals and communities in using web-based tools, recently hosted their first ever "Social Good Contest" for apps developed for Windows 8. Sponsored by Microsoft, the contest "encourages developers to make a difference in the world through the power of technology."

The 5 Best Gluten-Free Flours and What to Do With Them

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 06.02.2013 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Here are my favorite five gluten-free flours that I like to keep around the house and some recipe ideas to keep those canisters from getting dusty.

7 Ways To Prepare For Spring Allergies

Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living

By Mikel Theobald for Everyday Health You can feel it in the air -- spring allergies are fast approaching. With the changing of the seasons comes...

T-Shirt Tells The World What Your Kid Is Allergic To

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.19.2013 | Parents

Now kids can wear a warning of the foods that will harm them. All parents have to do is fill in the blanks. A new "Don't Feed Me" T-shirt with a ch...

Getting Past the Hype About Peanut Allergies

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Who could forget the tragic "peanut butter kiss of death" headlines about a Canadian teen who died of anaphylactic shock related to a peanut allergy. Well, the teenager did die -- but little else of that story proved true.

Teen Dies After Eating Cookie

Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living

The death of a 19-year-old college student has served as a somber reminder of the extreme danger that food allergies can pose. Cameron Groezinger-...

Food Intolerances vs. Allergies: The Pizza Crisis

Lora Krulak | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Lora Krulak

The next morning I woke with a headache, flu-like symptoms, and eyes so pouffy they could barely open. My husband looked at me and asked why I seemed so pale and clammy. This is food intolerance in action.

Adverse Effects Attributed to Medications May Be From Food for Some People

S.Z. Berg | Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living
S.Z. Berg

People with medical conditions such as celiac, non-celiac gluten sensitivity, or food allergies should know that they may not be sensitive or allergic to the medicine to which they reacted. Rather, their reactions may have been from the food contents in the drugs.