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  • Traveling With Food Allergies: Peanuts and Planes

    Traveling With Food Allergies: Peanuts and Planes

    Planes are notorious for the tiny pouches of peanuts they adore handing out. With peanut and other life threatening food allergies steadily rising, it’s surprising that these are still the go-to snacks of so many airlines. Unfortunately, this makes flying with a peanut allergic child a risky venture, but not an impossible one. Here are […]

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  • Traveling With Food Allergies: Lodging

    Traveling With Food Allergies: Lodging

    There are a number of things to considering when planning a vacation with a food allergic family member. One of the first things you need to consider is where to stay. By now you are probably fairly used to having to cook a lot of your own meals and you can accomplish this while away […]

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  • Traveling with Food Allergies: Be Prepared

    Traveling with Food Allergies: Be Prepared

    I blindly stuck my hand in my purse and fished around, looking for his Epi-Pen. I couldn’t find the familiar thick plastic injector and dumped my bag out only to find that it was missing. I must have given it to him, or my mother, another time and forgot to get it back. I was […]

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  • Traveling with Food Allergies: Your New Normal

    Traveling with Food Allergies: Your New Normal

    Our lives revolve around food. We need nourishment to be healthy, for our bodies to function and grow, and food also brings us emotional happiness. Sharing food traditions is very important to many families. But when a food allergy enters the picture, it’s akin to an earthquake hitting that huge part of our lives. Our […]

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  • Which Milk is Best

    Which milk is best — soy, rice, almond, or reindeer?

    I’m still nursing my 18 month daughter because she can still be a picky eater at times. She’s not fond of milk and when she drinks it shes gets yellow diarrhea. She was at the Dr the other day…

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  • Ensuring a Balanced Diet Despite Food Allergies

    Ensuring a Balanced Diet Despite Food Allergies

    Parents of food-allergic youngsters know that the most surefire way to safeguard their kids from trigger foods is to prepare all meals and snacks at home in a controlled environment. For this week’s series, I asked three top voices in the Twitter food allergy community, Kim Maes, Cybele Pascal and Robyn O’Brien — all parents […]

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  • Food Allergy-Friendly Food Prep: 3 More Tips to Avoid Cross-Contamination

    Food Allergy-Friendly Food Prep: 3 More Tips to Avoid Cross-Contamination

    Parents of food-allergic youngsters know that the most surefire way to safeguard their kids from trigger foods is to prepare all meals and snacks at home in a controlled environment. For this week’s series, I asked three top voices in the Twitter food allergy community, Kim Maes, Cybele Pascal and Robyn O’Brien — all parents […]

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  • Food Allergy-Friendly Food Prep: 4 Tips to Avoid Cross-Contamination

    Food Allergy-Friendly Food Prep: 4 Tips to Avoid Cross-Contamination

    Parents of food-allergic youngsters know that the most surefire way to safeguard their kids from trigger foods is to prepare all meals and snacks at home in a controlled environment. For this week’s series, I asked three top voices in the Twitter food allergy community, Kim Maes, Cybele Pascal and Robyn O’Brien — all parents […]

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  • 2 More Tips for Food Allergy-Friendly Kitchen Prep

    2 More Tips for Food Allergy-Friendly Kitchen Prep

    Parents of food-allergic youngsters know that the most surefire way to safeguard their kids from trigger foods is to prepare all meals and snacks at home in a controlled environment. For this week’s series, I asked three top voices in the Twitter food allergy community, Kim Maes, Cybele Pascal and Robyn O’Brien — all parents […]

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  • 2 Tips for Food Allergy-Friendly Kitchen Prep

    2 Tips for Food Allergy-Friendly Kitchen Prep

    Parents of food-allergic youngsters know that the most surefire way to safeguard their kids from trigger foods is to prepare all meals and snacks at home in a controlled environment. For this week’s series, I asked three top voices in the Twitter food allergy community, Kim Maes, Cybele Pascal and Robyn O’Brien — all parents […]

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