A new study shows that when fed small amounts of peanut protein, peanut allergies in some children disappeared.
Eat Drink Better has an interesting article about celiac disease. Regular readers of this blog, and subscribers to Food Facts, well know that celiac disease is one of the most common, undiagnosed genetic disorders, with an estimated 1 in 133 people, or 2 million people, afflicted with the disease in the United States alone. You might know that persons of Irish, English, and other Anglo backgrounds tend to be more susceptible to the disease than those of other ethnic backgrounds. (more…)
Kelly Rudnicki is popularly known as the Food Allergy Mama. The always informative and fun-to-read Kelly is currently blogging about a delightfully different recipe she calls Dairy, Egg and Nut Free Blueberry Buckle. Now, this is something worth checking out. (more…)
A current article in Nutraingredients highlights the common misunderstandings that occur with food allergies.
According to the article, many Americans are confusing allergy and intolerance, believing that there is a cure, or misunderstanding current treatments. (more…)
A Food Facts Special Report. First in a series.
Perhaps you have suspected for some time that you or someone you know might be suffering from a food allergy. It might have shown up in the form of a major reaction. Sometimes, there is a familiar feeling of indigestion or intestinal “uneasiness” that occurs when eating certain types of foods. Well, that could certainly be an indication of food sensitivities, at the very least. (more…)