Tag: Food Allergies

Asthma linked to Diet

New research on asthma is showing that a diet high in fiber helps to reduce asthma. Connecting diet to asthma is an important step. As the article notes, asthma is about inflammation. The next...

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The Importance of Food Allergy Testing

Food allergy testing is a highly specialized procedure performed only by doctors trained in recognizing and treating non-anaphylactic food allergies, and only in laboratories especially equipped to handle the sophisticated testing required. In order...

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Heartburn & Food Allergies Q&A

Acid Reflux and Heartburn: The Underlying Causes Heartburn or acid reflux or GERD — whatever the name, if you are like millions of others, you are experiencing this gastrointestinal malady. You may take your...

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Which Foods Contain Lactose?

Obvious Sources of Lactose All cheeses Butter, many margarines Goat’s milk Half-and-half cream Ice cream and many sherbets Milk (whole, skim, dry powdered, evaporated) Yogurt Hidden Sources of Lactose Artificial sweeteners containing lactose Breads,...

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Arthritis Q&A

(image thanks to arthritis.org) What Does “Arthritis” Mean? 
 The word “arthritis” simply means “joint inflammation.” There are basically two types: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. 
Osteoarthritis is inflammation caused by degeneration of the joint and is...

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