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Don’t let your allergies keep you from traveling and seeing the world. There are plenty of adventures waiting for you that don’t have to involve a trip to the emergency room.

Don’t let your allergies keep you from traveling and seeing the world. There are plenty of adventures waiting for you that don’t have to involve a trip to the emergency room.

Gluten Free: The Complexities Of Choosing - Celiac disease, Gluten Sensitivity, Gluten Intolerance, (a form of food allergy) – the immune system reacts against gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley which causes damage to villi  (the tiny, fingerlike protrusions lining the small intestine). Villi normally allow nutrients from food to be absorbed through the walls of the small intestine into the bloodstream.

Gluten Free: The Complexities Of Choosing - Celiac disease, Gluten Sensitivity, Gluten Intolerance, (a form of food allergy) – the immune system reacts against gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley which causes damage to villi (the tiny, fingerlike protrusions lining the small intestine). Villi normally allow nutrients from food to be absorbed through the walls of the small intestine into the bloodstream.

For anyone who's heard, "Just have a bite." #10 My food allergies aren’t a result of my eating habits or the things my mom ate while she was pregnant with me. My food allergies are the result of a random biological phenomenon and until the exact mechanism is determined, I would appreciate it if you wouldn’t make accusations as to what caused my food allergies.

12 Things I Wish People Understood About My Food Allergies

For anyone who's heard, "Just have a bite." #10 My food allergies aren’t a result of my eating habits or the things my mom ate while she was pregnant with me. My food allergies are the result of a random biological phenomenon and until the exact mechanism is determined, I would appreciate it if you wouldn’t make accusations as to what caused my food allergies.

No Nuts Moms Group of Westchester and NYC's Team Page for 2015 FARE Walk at Glen Island, New Rochelle, NY on Oct 10 at 1:30pm

No Nuts Moms Group of Westchester and NYC's Team Page for 2015 FARE Walk at Glen Island, New Rochelle, NY on Oct 10 at 1:30pm

MAST CELLS: MASTERMINDS OF ALLERGIC DISEASE  http://www.respiratoryreviews.com/apr01/rr_apr01_mastcells.html

MAST CELLS: MASTERMINDS OF ALLERGIC DISEASE http://www.respiratoryreviews.com/apr01/rr_apr01_mastcells.html

I've heard this too often! Hello, reaction history trumps test results...PERIOD!  | An Overreaction to Food Allergies - Scientific American

I've heard this too often! Hello, reaction history trumps test results...PERIOD! | An Overreaction to Food Allergies - Scientific American

Phillip Day, as featured in ‘Food Matters’, explains how allergies are a result of the histamine inflammatory system and discusses the various natural treatments available to you.

Phillip Day, as featured in ‘Food Matters’, explains how allergies are a result of the histamine inflammatory system and discusses the various natural treatments available to you.

Eosinophilic esophagitis causes the esophagus to swell, making it hard for patients to swallow food.

Eosinophilic esophagitis causes the esophagus to swell, making it hard for patients to swallow food.

Most common food allergies - Diagnosing a food allergy usually begins with a patient history and the skin-prick test. If the scratch does not provoke a raised bump surrounded by a circle of red itchiness, the patient almost certainly is not allergic to the material.

Most common food allergies - Diagnosing a food allergy usually begins with a patient history and the skin-prick test. If the scratch does not provoke a raised bump surrounded by a circle of red itchiness, the patient almost certainly is not allergic to the material.

Shedding the Light on Food Allergies: Jacqueline Zhan Fraise, Chief Nutritionist for Fresh Squeeze Juice, gave us some great tips about food allergies and what we can do to from a nutrition standpoint to help our bodies be at its best to combat food allergies and triggers for an attack.

Shedding the Light on Food Allergies: Jacqueline Zhan Fraise, Chief Nutritionist for Fresh Squeeze Juice, gave us some great tips about food allergies and what we can do to from a nutrition standpoint to help our bodies be at its best to combat food allergies and triggers for an attack.

A Sydney food importer whose coconut drink has been linked to the death by anaphylactic reaction of a 10-year-old boy from Melbourne has been fined $18,000.

A Sydney food importer whose coconut drink has been linked to the death by anaphylactic reaction of a 10-year-old boy from Melbourne has been fined $18,000.

How to Eat Well and Manage Your Food Allergies While Traveling: Several companies offer these wallet-size cards, which explain your allergy or other dietary restriction in the local language of wherever you're going. They usually can be customized to include multiple allergies and food restrictions. Be sure to order multiple copies of your travel cards in case you lose one or leave one at a restaurant.

How to Eat Well and Manage Your Food Allergies While Traveling: Several companies offer these wallet-size cards, which explain your allergy or other dietary restriction in the local language of wherever you're going. They usually can be customized to include multiple allergies and food restrictions. Be sure to order multiple copies of your travel cards in case you lose one or leave one at a restaurant.

The month of November saw too many deaths. Two teen-aged boys, an elderly woman and a little boy all lost their lives after being exposed to foods they were

The month of November saw too many deaths. Two teen-aged boys, an elderly woman and a little boy all lost their lives after being exposed to foods they were

Probiotics may contain the cure for food allergies. In the US, the number of children with food allergies increased by 18% between 1997 and 2007; during the same time allergy-related hospital visits tripled.

Probiotics may contain the cure for food allergies. In the US, the number of children with food allergies increased by 18% between 1997 and 2007; during the same time allergy-related hospital visits tripled.

Food allergens: The importance of accurate food labeling - There still, seems to be some foods that are mislabeled, have been in contact with some ingredients causing contamination with allergen ingredients and others aren’t labeled at all. Trace amounts of an allergen can trigger a reaction in an individual who is sensitive to the ingredients they have an allergy to, which could lead to anaphylaxis.

Food allergens: The importance of accurate food labeling - There still, seems to be some foods that are mislabeled, have been in contact with some ingredients causing contamination with allergen ingredients and others aren’t labeled at all. Trace amounts of an allergen can trigger a reaction in an individual who is sensitive to the ingredients they have an allergy to, which could lead to anaphylaxis.