START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: peanut allergy

Could UV Light Eliminate Peanut Allergies?

Are you allergic to peanuts? The good news is that you may soon be able to eat them without problems. Scientist, Wade Yang at the University of Florida has found an interesting way to make peanuts …

67 comments

7 Common Food Allergies

Food allergies affect about 4 percent of teens and adults and 5 percent of children. They can be mild or severe, depending on the person, and are occasionally fatal. Watch this to find out the most co…

32 comments

How Many People Have Food Allergies? (Infographic)

The gluten-free lifestyle is becoming increasingly well-known, but how many people really suffer from celiac disease, gluten intolerance, and other food allergies? A new infographic by Fooducate seeks…

41 comments

Allergies and Genetics

Allergies, like many disorders that involve the immune system, seem to run in families. But if your parents both have allergies, does that mean it's inevitable that you will too? Watch this to find ou…

20 comments

Safety Nuts

Goober peas, pig nuts, monkey nuts, ground nuts, or just plain peanuts, whatever you want to call them; the lowly peanut is both the most egalitarian nut, as well as the most feared. While peanuts are…

88 comments

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…

47 comments

The Future of the Embattled Peanut

Goober peas, pig nuts, monkey nuts, ground nuts, or just plain peanuts, whatever you want to call them; the lowly peanut is both the most egalitarian nut, as well as the most feared. While peanuts are…

56 comments

meet our writers

Joe Baker, Care2

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

people are talking

I was raised on collard/mustard greens, and many of the above-mentioned foods. Wish I had the ambit…

Don't see where it shows how to do the prone back extension.

Two wolves with many personalities, fight inside of us, one fear and one love. The one that wins is …

Very interesting read. Please keep up on this.