Foodfacts.com observes that food allergens are not only present in certain foods, but may also be found in other everyday products, including toiletries. Therefore depending on which food allergy a child has, certain products will need to be avoided. (more…)
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Only a few decades ago, unfermented soybean foods were considered unfit to eat – even in Asia. These days, people all over the world believe that unfermented soy foods like soymilk and soy protein are “health foods”. (more…)
Foodfacts.com is pleased to report that chocolate is not just a tasty treat. Chocolate is actually healthy for you in small quantities. Researchers have spent many years studying this delicious food. These researchers have found that dark chocolate, which is bitterer in taste than milk chocolate or other forms of chocolate, has a number of benefits to health. Dark chocolate, red wine and green tea have all been shown to share many of the same health benefits. (more…)
Having an egg allergy doesn’t have to be a big thing — all you need to do is skip breakfast, right? Wrong. Eggs are found in more than just omelets (besides, skipping breakfast is never a good idea). Living with an egg allergy means you have to be aware of what you’re eating and read food labels carefully. It’s work, but it’s worth it. Meanwhile, resources like Foodfacts.com are easy to use and can be very beneficial in this regard. (more…)