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More Urban Kids Have Food Allergies

By Dana Shultz for Diets In Review Food allergies are becoming increasingly common in our society with floods of children and adults discovering they have a food allergy or intolerance they never e…

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Dining Out With Food Allergies: Is It Safe To Assume…Anything?

Years ago, maybe I should say decades ago because it was sometime in the mid-90s, I was out for a festive dinner in NYC with a sizable group of 20-somethings. The memorable part of the evening was not…

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Is Gluten Bad For You?

Gluten-free diets are being touted as the solution to everything from digestive troubles to excess fat. But before you hop on the bandwagon, read this By Karen Ansel, R.D., Women's Health …

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Gluten-Free: Disease, Diet, or Something In Between?

Iíve been reading quite a few articles lately about the new visibility of the gluten-free lifestyle.† There are those who criticize it as just another diet trend Ė like the low-fat craze in the 90ís, …

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7 Ways Food Allergies Could Benefit You (& the Earth)

By Blythe Copeland, TreeHugger A food allergy diagnosis can range from being a minor inconvenience -- like having to read labels to check for food dye -- to a major health issue (think extreme, l…

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Abuse from the Peanut Gallery: How Children with Allergies Get Picked On

There was an episode of the much beloved, but sadly short lived, show Freaks and Geeks, where the endearingly geeky character Bill Haverchuck (played by Martin Starr) falls prey to an especially sad…

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Be An Earth Day Family Every Day

Raising children is hard enough without worrying about the environmental consequences of your parenting choices. Don't sweat it. You already care about your child's well-being and earth-friendly choic…

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