ORAL FOOD CHALLENGE ADVICE – FOOD ALLERGY

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ORAL FOOD CHALLENGE Are you done with tests and ready to try the REAL FOOD? If you’re at this stage, then you’re probably betting (and hoping!) that you’re likely NOT allergic to the challenge food. This should only be done in a doctor’s office, NOT at home. Below, we’ll share some oral food challenge advice so […]

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EASY! 5 STEPS TO AN ALLERGY SAFE HALLOWEEN

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  With Halloween right around the corner, it’s normal to feel a little apprehensive. There’s parties, food, and candy everywhere and that’s usually not a good sign when you are allergic to nuts, dairy, or anything else. But… is it possible to have an allergy safe Halloween? The sample sized candies and chocolates that are […]

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WHY YOU NEED A FOOD ALLERGY ACTION PLAN

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When it comes to an allergy (nut allergy, dairy allergy, egg allergy, or any other allergy), pediatricians and allergists usually advise strict avoidance and prescribe a pair of EpiPens in case of an allergic reaction. The EpiPens are to be brought everywhere you go. However, what else do you need to bring along with the […]

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BREAKFAST RED BEAN RICE PORRIDGE

breakfast red bean rice porridge

DAIRY FREE, GLUTEN FREE With just 4 ingredients, this breakfast red bean rice porridge is a great alternative to oatmeal. Red beans, also known as, adzuki beans are popular in Asian desserts and are rich in protein and antioxidants. This porridge is almost like eating dessert for breakfast! You’ll get an energy boost while creating […]

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BREAKFAST MUNG BEAN RICE PORRIDGE

breakfast mung bean rice porridge

DAIRY FREE, GLUTEN FREE With just 4 ingredients, this breakfast mung bean rice porridge is a great alternative to oatmeal. Mung beans are rich in protein, fiber, antioxidants and phytonutrients. In Chinese cuisine, mung beans are regularly used in main and dessert dishes. With the creaminess from the rice, get ready for a delicious and […]

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BRILLIANT WAY TO PRACTICE THE EPIPEN RIGHT NOW

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PRACTICE THE EPIPEN Do you know how to use your EpiPen? Are you ready to administer it if a serious allergic reaction occurs? You want to be confident that you’ll know what to do and how it will feel. Like the saying goes, PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT. The more you practice your EpiPen, the better you’ll […]

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HOW ORAL IMMUNOTHERAPY (OIT) CHANGED OUR LIFE

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What is Oral Immunotherapy (OIT)? Food Allergy OIT or Oral immunotherapy is a method of inducing your immune system to tolerate a food that it is currently over-reacting to. In OIT, allergenic foods are introduced into the system in gradually increasing amounts. The goal is to be able to eventually consume the food regularly without […]

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