Posts Tagged ‘Food Allergies’

Why is Dairy Inflammatory?

If you’ve read about dairy at all on the internet, no doubt you will read in countless blogs and articles about how dairy is one of the top 10 inflammatory foods. It’s ALWAYS on the list. But why is that? What is it inherently about dairy that makes it so inflammatory. The particular proteins? The…

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A Guide to Food “Allergy” Etiquette

Likely you’ve noticed, but there are a growing number of people with food “issues.” It might be a food intolerance, a food sensitivity, or even a very serious, life threatening food allergy. I’m one of them. Maybe you are too. But maybe you are not. And maybe you are now daily exposed to people talking…

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As a Dietitian, What Do MY Kids Eat For Breakfast?

As a Dietitian, I know people are constantly scrutinizing what I and my family eat. I’m not complaining; I get it. It’s no different than when I examine the outfit of a personal stylist or the teeth of a dentist. We all have to represent our brand. In my case, however, it’s not always easy…

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Book Review: The Virgin Diet by JJ Virgin

It seems that amongst the continual slog of new diet books coming on the market, more and more of them are touting programs that resemble the classic elimination diet. Given that I do not recommend elimination diets that aren’t tailored and unique to each person for many reasons, I thought I would review one of…

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Friend Don’t Let Friends Do IgG Testing

Are you like me? Did some well-meaning practitioner at some point recommend IgG testing as a means to find out if you have food sensitivities? Maybe you had nagging digestive issues, body aches, fatigue, or unexplained migraines. A blood test, they said, could help us see what foods your body doesn’t work well with. Not…

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The LEAP Diet: The Ultimate Food Sensitivity Diet Plan

Food sensitivities seem to be on the rise. Whether the symptoms are finally being recognized or the incidence in truly on the rise, more and more people are determining they have one or more food sensitivities. I deal with food sensitivities every week in my practice. It’s impossible to ignore as a dietitian. It was…

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