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Food Allergies

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.

Have You Ever Watched Your Hair Grow?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

It's really hard to see incremental change, both positive and negative. As a result, it's really easy to lose hope on the healthy lifestyle wagon, since it is so difficult to see any instantly measurable difference.

It's Time to Take Celiac Disease Seriously

Nichole Thomas | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Nichole Thomas

The lack of understanding around "gluten-free" is baffling and sometimes disheartening, to say the least. As a member of this gluten-free community, I am privileged to live in the moment we occupy today, a time that is changing the very fabric of this issue.

Naturopathic Medicine and Autoimmune Disease

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Our health is a product of our genetic inheritance and our environmental exposures. Creating the healthiest possible environment, eating the right foods, and liming stress are all things we can do to optimize our genetic predispositions.

Food Allergies: Doctors Disagree on Peanut-Free Schools/Classrooms Plus Talk on Bullying

S.Z. Berg | Posted 03.04.2013 | Parents
S.Z. Berg

At the center of the fallout are the allergic children and teenagers who are sometimes left feeling unsafe, socially set apart from their peers at lunch or in classroom celebrations, and teased or bullied by other students.

Catherine Pearson

What Parents Often Don't Know About Their Food Allergic Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.24.2012 | Parents

When children have food allergies, their parents have to constantly watch out for allergens and be prepared for a possible reaction. Another concer...

Making Room at the Inn: Helping Those With Food Allergies Celebrate -- and Stay Alive

Dr. Ruchi Gupta | Posted 02.22.2013 | Food
Dr. Ruchi Gupta

My wish for the holidays is simple: that all adults and children who have food allergies may enjoy their celebrations to the fullest -- without having to live in fear of food.

WATCH: 'I'm Allergic To Almost Everything'

Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living

Just judging by the labels that crowd the grocery store shelves (think lactose-free, vegan, gluten-free -- the list goes on) it's clear that many of u...

Happy Thanksgiving! Hold The Gluten, Nuts, Dairy, Etc.

Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living

By Tamara Duker Freuman for U.S. News Health Hosting Thanksgiving dinner these days is not for the faint of heart. As the guest list grows, so too ...

The Flexible Feast

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

If you're hosting Thanksgiving or any holiday meal this year, you'll most likely welcome a few guests with special dietary requests. Different ones. Which could mean a lot of extra work for you -- or could be a great excuse to get creative in the kitchen and take a few liberties with tradition.

Peanut Allergies More Common In Kids From Wealthy Families

Posted 11.13.2012 | Parents

By: MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Published: 11/12/2012 11:03 AM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily Children from wealthy families may be more likely to have pe...

Singer Allie Moss Talks About Gluten Sensitivity

S.Z. Berg | Posted 12.22.2012 | Healthy Living
S.Z. Berg

Singer/guitarist Allie Moss, who is best known for her single "Corner" (which became a hit in Great Britain and which was featured on an episode of Pretty Little Liars), has been diagnosed with gluten sensitivity.

Andrea Stone

Terrible Time Out: Arizona School Sued For Giving Boy Sugar, Putting In Padded Box

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.19.2012 | Education

An Arizona couple is suing their son's former school district for allegedly throwing him in a tiny, windowless room for bad behavior they say was caus...

Corn: New Worries About an Old Favorite

Kelly Dorfman | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelly Dorfman

Despite being completely unnatural, hypoallergenic infant formulas are a critically needed feeding alternative for sensitive babies. But several years ago, I started to notice a problem -- and I suspected corn as the culprit.

What You Didn't See When My Child Had a Meltdown in the Restaurant

Carrie Goldman | Posted 11.13.2012 | Parents
Carrie Goldman

Dear Tables of People Gaping at Us in the Restaurant, I know what you heard. You heard my daughter screaming, admittedly very loudly. And I heard you too. I heard you say that some kids shouldn't be at restaurants. But here is what you don't see or hear...

Kids In Cities More Likely To Have Food Allergies

Posted 06.12.2012 | Parents

Kids raised in U.S. cities are surrounded by some of the most delicious, diverse cuisine out there. But a new study shows that these children may not ...

Is This Floor Gluten-Free?

Kelly Dorfman | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelly Dorfman

The unfunny reality is: For people who react badly to gluten, unclear labeling and convoluted manufacturing practices can turn eating into an extreme sport.

9 Out-Of-The-Box, Healthy Snack Ideas

Amie Valpone | Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Amie Valpone

The benefits of eating clean, wholesome gluten-free food will have you feeling good and good about yourself. Here are some quick and easy snacks to hold you over and keep you and your gluten-free belly happy.

What Food Allergies Are Really About

Susan Weissman | Posted 07.15.2012 | Parents
Susan Weissman

For my son, Eden, food allergies are about how food makes him feel singled out.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck On Going Gluten-Free

EatingWell | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

When she's not co-hosting her Emmy Award-winning ABC talk show, running or playing with her three young children, you can find Elisabeth Hasselbeck in her kitchen.

Are These Common Foods Causing Your Allergies?

Dr. Susanne Bennett | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susanne Bennett

According to the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, approximately 40 million Americans suffer from allergies, with four million workdays lost annually due to hay fever alone.

Student Innovators "Get Their Genius On"

Nancy Conrad | Posted 05.13.2012 | Impact
Nancy Conrad

Innovators like Steve Jobs don't just happen -- they are grown. The question is how? The simple answer is: young minds must be challenged and engaged.

How Hidden Food Sensitivities Make You Gain Weight

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

No doubt, a severe food allergy is scary. But it's also relatively rare. A much more common scenario is an adult with a low-grade food allergy to say, gluten, who never pinpoints the cause of his misery.