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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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Tree Nut Allergy

Tree nut allergies are one of the most common food allergies. Allergy symptoms can range from mild (e.g. a rash) to severe (e.g. anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction). In cases of allergic reactions, seek medical help immediately. If you have an allergy to one of the members of the […]

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Sulfite Allergy

What are Sulfites? Sulfites are chemicals commonly used as preservatives for different types of food and beverages. They are sometimes added to fend off microbial contamination and natural decay. Some sulfites are also naturally produced through the fermentation process, such as in wine and beer. Sulfites are generally safe to eat. However, […]