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Food Allergies

Can Gluten Make You Itch?

Gluten is the staple ingredient in many beloved foods, whether pasta, bread, soy sauce, or cereal. But gluten causes real health issues for some people, ranging from mild digestive symptoms and skin rashes to life-threatening allergic reactions. Dermatitis herpetiformis (also known as gluten rash) is a skin condition that affects approximately 1 in 10 people with celiac disease. Non-celiac gluten sensitivity, such…

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Food Allergies That Cause Itchy Skin

Food allergies affect 32 million people across America, impacting 8% of children and 10% of adults. And yes, itchy skin is one of the potential outcomes: it’s estimated that there are approximately 170 food types that trigger allergic reactions, with skin rashes and itchy skin being one of the most common symptoms of food allergies. Throughout this post, we’re…

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Treating A Wheat Allergy Rash

Have you ever noticed yourself getting stomach cramps after finishing a bowl of pasta or an itchy nose and tight throat after eating a sandwich? You might be one of the 1.3% of people worldwide who experience an allergic reaction to wheat. Living with a wheat allergy can be challenging. That’s why we’re here to break down everything…

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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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