Food Allergies

Treating Eosinophilic Esophagitis Symptoms

Eosinophilic esophagitis, often called EE for short, is a food allergy that causes inflammation of the esophagus after eating certain foods. This chronic disease of the digestive system can be difficult to diagnose, manage, and treat. In this post, we share more information on this immune system disease and share some treatments for eosinophilic esophagitis. …

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Navigating Food Allergies when Dining Out

Researchers estimate that 32 million Americans have food allergies, and studies show that they are becoming more and more common. In fact, the prevalence of food allergies in children increased by 50 percent between 1997 and 2011. It’s also a good idea to think carefully about the risks associated with dining out. Each year in…

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Food For Healthy Skin and Sensitive Skin Conditions

Healthy, radiant skin can be viewed as a reflection of your overall health and nutrition status. Challenging skin conditions are on the rise for people of all ages, and there are a variety of underlying factors that can contribute to problematic skin. That said, the following seven skin conditions all have one potential cause in…

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Psoriasis and Diet: To Eat or Not to Eat

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting around 125 million people worldwide. Characterized by red, crusty patches of skin covered with silvery scales, psoriasis flare-ups can be caused by a variety of triggers – including the food you eat.  Alternatively, you may notice a reduction in the frequency and severity of your flare-ups after changing…

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Can a Nightshades Allergy Trigger Eczema?

Nightshade allergies are becoming increasingly common, but can it trigger an eczema flare up? Discover what Jennifer Fugo, MS, CNS, and founder of Skinterrupt has to say about this connection in our video below. Scroll down to read the full transcript. (begin transcript) Today, I want to talk to you about eczema and nightshades. A…

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Rethinking Baby Peanut Allergies with Dr. Ron Sunog

By Ron Sunog, MD (see bio below) Dr. Ron Sunog shares his thoughts on the newest LEAP study that provided groundbreaking news about baby peanut allergies and introducing baby food allergens early on in infancy. If you’re looking to introduce peanuts to your little one or feel skeptic, we definitely suggest reading on.

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Eczema and Alcohol: Should You Avoid It?

Let’s be honest – who doesn’t love a little bit of alcohol here and there? Sometimes it can be difficult resisting a drink, but did you know that alcohol consumption can actually affect skin too? If you’ve never thought about the combination of eczema and alcohol, then we suggest you read on. Discover how alcohol…

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Food Allergy Tests: Which is Best?

By Megan Pennington (bio below) If you think food is to blame for your eczema, asthma, tummy troubles or other health condition, an elimination diet is a good place to start. But if this does not appeal to you or if you were not successful in eliminating you or your child’s symptoms with this type…

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