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Tag: food allergies
In the Longevity Kitchen, Rebecca Katz has created a cookbook focused on optimizing health in combination with making delicious food. This books is a hidden treasure for people with allergies or food sensitivities.
Congress expanded the scope of the Americans With Disabilities Act a few years ago to include food allergies. Now the Justice Department is making institutions accommodate students by providing “safe” food and special meal plans.
Plenty of apps promise to make life easier for people with life-threatening allergies to nuts and other foods. One scientist even invented a smartphone-based lab to detect potential allergens. But asking “Does that have nuts in it?” may actually be a better and safer option than pulling out your phone.
If a child has a food allergy, they are currently told to avoid any traces of that food. That could soon change as a result of a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study found that egg allergies could sometimes be reversed by giving small daily doses of egg over time. KQED’s Forum discusses new developments in the prevention and treatment of food allergies.
Diagnosed seven years ago with allergies to wheat and dairy, Lauren Hoover burst into tears after her first trip to the supermarket. Everything, it seemed, had some sneaky remnant of wheat or dairy in it. “I decided right then that I wasn’t going to live the rest of my life without the foods I love.”