Tag Archives: food allergies

Food Allergy Survival Guide: Surviving and Thriving with Food Allergies and Sensitivities

May 22, 2015

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Food Allergy Survival Guide: Surviving and Thriving with Food Allergies and Sensitivities by V. Melina, R.D.,  J. Stepaniak, M.S., and D. Aronson, M.S., R.D. —  It is estimated that allergies have tripled during the last three decades in developed countries and this book, written by leading authorities in dietetics, nutrition and food development, gives invaluable advice […]

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The “dirty” secret about allergies

December 11, 2014

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The “dirty” secret about allergies by Dr. Bill Miller —  When I was growing up, I never knew a child with a food allergy. Allergies of any kind seemed rare; yet now, allergic concerns are frequently encountered. Just a few weeks ago, I was on a flight from Phoenix to Philadelphia. Shortly after the trip […]

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Severe food allergies — a social concern

April 13, 2014

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Severe food allergies — a social concern by Grant Knight —  About a year ago, some of my friends were hanging out together. Before going to the rec center to play basketball, they decided to eat at Panda Express. Now, one of my friends has a pretty serious peanut allergy. He ordered the honey walnut […]

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One man’s food is another man’s poison

June 12, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  For a quick and healthy dinner, you decide to bake some salmon, steam asparagus and toss a simple green salad. Nothing fancy, but this meal gets the job done with zero guilt; in fact, you feel rather good about serving it. Three days later you get a migraine. You probably […]

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Food sensitivities and leaky gut

June 4, 2013

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  Leaky gut syndrome and food sensitivities may be the answer to many cause-unknown type illnesses. They may also explain many of the symptoms patients have that confound and confuse some conventional physicians. Our bodies’ responses to the foods we eat are an integral part of our overall health — they […]

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The different degrees of irritable bowel syndrome

March 25, 2013

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by Dr. Jennifer Burns —  I  tend to view irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as having different degrees, ranging from simple to complex. Simple: This type of IBS is associated with some gas and bloating, with episodic diarrhea or constipation. Occasional flare-ups occur, but usually over-the-counter medications can take care of those situations. Middle: This condition […]

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Food is our first medicine

September 28, 2012

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by Dr. Theresa Ramsey —  The food we eat every day either is making us healthy or making us sick. There is a certain type of food allergy (IgG antibodies) that is silent and delayed. This means that you can eat a food and in four days have a headache without realizing the connection between […]

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Prescription for anti-depression

August 27, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  For some people, the world is often gloomy and depressing. For others, the day-to-day routine can cause anxiety and stop them in their tracks. Depression drugs have a 50/50 success record; a 50-percent decrease in symptoms is about as good as it gets. If you are extremely low on serotonin […]

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Are food allergies causing your symptoms?

March 5, 2012

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by Dr. Tara Peyman —  You may be allergic to one or more foods and not even know it. We can develop an inflammatory, allergic response to the foods we eat — even healthy foods can cause symptoms. This inflammatory response can lead to headaches, fatigue, digestive problems, skin rashes, mood disorders, autoimmune conditions and […]

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