Posts Tagged ‘food labeling’

A look at Foods effect on Asthman and Eczema

  By Tom Hines (see bio below) Two things that asthma and eczema have in common are inflammation, and an overactive immune system.  One could argue that if the immune system was under control, then so would the inflammation. We hear a lot about gluten, soy, corn, and dairy.  Although these certainly are the big…

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A Parent’s Guilt Around a Serious, Delayed Allergic Reaction

As food allergy parents, we are so diligent in removing possible allergic foods in our home. We read all the labels thoroughly and buy only food we know is safe. So, how did my son have an allergic reaction at home today? I honestly have no explanation. I feel like a professional label reader. I…

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Is There More to Turkey Than You Think?

We’ve been working out our Thanksgiving Day menu with my extended family that we’re visiting in Charlotte, NC. Well, they started a list and I’ve added to it and modified it a bit so Tristan can partake as equally as possible. This is what we’re working on so far. It’s all VERY traditional and not…

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What Foods Could Trigger Your Eczema?

When my son Tristan was first diagnosed with eczema at three months old , I had absolutely zero idea that food could trigger eczema. The doctors never mentioned it. We just went right along with the steroid creams and pharmaceutical moisturizers that they prescribed. Food Sensitivities After Tristan’s (and mine) first ever visit with a natural…

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Halloween & Food Allergies…..a Scary Combination!

Halloween is knocking on our door. With several food allergies identified, I’m quite nervous about how to handle this year’s trick-or-treating bit with Tristan. Sure Foods Living has a great post on this subject “How to Navigate Halloween with Food Allergies.” Also, take a look at her Allergen-Free Halloween Candy Quick List for great candy…

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