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Special Diets and Food Allergies


Constipation in Kids

This is part 2 in our series focusing on childhood constipation and how our diet can help us find a sense of relief. For bowel-basics…


The Scoop on Poop: Part 1

Stool. Feces. Scat. Poop. It goes by many names, and everyone does it. Some days it’s smooth and relieving, other days it’s hard and requires…


Shocking Color Additives in Food Marketed to Kids

It’s no secret that bright, vibrant colors attract children to food products. A large portion of children’s cereals, beverages, and treats are brilliant shades of…


A Life of Joy, Free of Soy!

If your infant or child gets an upset stomach, diarrhea, or nausea after eating soy, they are not alone. Allergy and intolerance to soybeans is one…


Dietary Tips to Protect Your Child’s Teeth

It may be surprising to learn that dental problems in primary (baby) teeth can affect the growth of permanent (adult) teeth.  Aside from being painful, tooth abscesses…


Allergy-Friendly Snacks and Treats For Kids

If you are a parent of a child with food allergies, finding healthy allergen-free food options can be taxing. Growing up with food allergies doesn’t…


Can a Vegetarian Diet be Healthy for My Child?

If your child or teen wants to follow a vegetarian diet, he/she is not alone.  Three percent of youth aged 8-18 years call themselves vegetarians.…


The Gluten-Free Diet

Anybody who shops for food has probably noticed more gluten-free products on the shelves. In the retail sector, sales of gluten-free foods posted an impressive…


The Facts about Your Child’s Wheat Allergy or Gluten Intolerance

One of the most challenging allergies for kids and their parents to endure is wheat allergy and gluten intolerance. Wheat and gluten are in many…


The Facts about Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance

Celiac Disease, or gluten intolerance, is becoming increasingly common today. In the United States, more than 2 million people or 1 in every 133 people…


Calcium Sources For The Lactose Intolerant

What is Lactose Intolerance? Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest significant amounts of lactose (milk sugar found in dairy products). It is caused by…


Allergy Season is in The Air… But What About Food Allergens?

Real Nutrition: Food allergies occur when our bodies mistakenly believe certain foods are harmful. Surprisingly, 8 foods account for 90% of all food-allergic reactions. These…


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