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Introducing Allergenic Food to Babies

Current guidelines from the National Institutes of Health state that it is best to introduce allergenic foods early on, at the same time as other foods. This can actually decrease the risk of becoming allergic. Common Allergenic Foods: Peanuts Other nuts Eggs Dairy Fish Shellfish Wheat Soy Guidelines for Introducing […]

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Allergen-Free Packed Lunch Ideas

Packed lunches are a healthy and affordable alternative to dining out. They are also an easy way to avoid cross-contamination that can accidentally happen at cafeterias and restaurants. Though not all brown bagged staples are appropriate for all allergies, below are some suggestions for accommodating specific allergies by making substitutions […]