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Raising Resilient Kids, One Bite At A Time. With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

Food Allergy In Children

Where do we go from here??

When peanuts became such an allergy issue, an entire market opened up... peanut-free everything.  Now most schools and even school boards are placing nut restrictions on student lunches and snacks to protect those students who are severely allergic.

It's not nuts anymore, though....

A new study now shows that milk and eggs are more worrisome food allergies...

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Best Dairy Alternatives

Pasteurized cow’s milk is considered the top allergen and I have found that many symptoms in children - ranging from itchy skin to temper tantrums - improve greatly when it is taken out. 

Hyperactivity, impulsivity, aggression, perpetually stuffy nose, exhaustion, headaches, bed wetting, and eczema are  some of the issues I have seen resolve when dairy is removed.

Removing dairy...

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Natural Approaches To Eczema

Eczema symptoms include itchy, red, and dry skin caused by inflammation. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis. 

Most infants who develop eczema outgrow it by age 10, however, if the underlying cause is not uprooted, eczema is a red flag that further hypersensitivity reactions like asthma, allergy and autoimmunity might emerge.

Eczema is commonly found in children of...

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Is early introduction to gluten a good idea?

The latest government guidelines for feeding babies suggest that introduction to gluten at an early age can reduce the risk of celiac disease. This is based mainly on statistics gathered from 2 studies done in 2000 and 2005.  

The studies have lead to guidelines that teach parents that at 4-7 months old there is a window of opportunity in which a child...

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