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This makes me sad.

Posted on:
December 17, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

Unnecessary tragedy of a music teacher passing away after accidental ingestion of nut allergen.:( http://snacksafely.com/2013/12/unnecessary-tragedy-music-teacher-dies-from-nut-ingestion/?goback=%2Egde_94987_member_5818480999859777540#%21

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“Fructose and the Follies of History”

Posted on:
July 3, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130701151512-23027997-fructose-and-the-follies-of-history Dr. David L Katz, Director Yale University Prevention Research Center, interesting article about fructose, the viral hype about it “the one thing” wrong with our diet, and other “things” wrong with our diet……gluten, trans fats, etc.

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Dr. Alessio Fasano Interview – Living Without Magazine

Posted on:
July 2, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

http://www.livingwithout.com/issues/2_2/medicine_man-1308-1.html?ET=livingwithout:e137254:240622a:&st=email&s=p_tuesdaytip070213&t=t_button Interesting short but sweet article/interview with Dr. Alessio Fasano about the Celiac Disease HIstory behind the 1:133 ratio of people having celiac disease in the U.S., development of the ttg comercial test for celiac disease screening, and Zonulin, the protein responsible for creating a leaky gut in those people susceptible to autoimmunity, including type […]

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Bullying

Posted on:
July 1, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

This is an interesting article from CNN that talks about bullying and keeping your kid safe at school. It has been approximately 15 years since my first child with anaphylaxis to peanuts was bullied in grade school. I am still amazed that bullying about food allergies is so prevalent especially, now that the occurrence and […]

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Traveling with Food Allergies

Posted on:
July 1, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/18/health/travel-allergies Great article by CNN lists some tips for traveling safe with food allergies

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Legislation to allow Health Savings Accounts to cover Suppplements and Vitamins

Posted on:
June 7, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

Go to this link to submit a request to your senators and representatives to be reimbursed for your nutritional supplements. IT IS EASY and could save you so much each year! People with food allergies and food sensitivities need additional supplements and vitamins to maintain optimal health! Why shouldn’t it be covered? http://www.anh-usa.org/bill-supplements-hsas/?goback=%2Egde_166193_member_247482501

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Protein Shake Recipe

Posted on:
May 16, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

2 scoops Vegan Max Vanilla (lifetime fitness ) 1 Tablespoon Ghiradelli Unsweetened Cocoa 1 Tablespoon Truvia Natural sweetener 12 Ounces Reverse Osmosis Filtered Water 4 Ounces Organic Brewed Coffee 1 Cup Ice Pour all ingredients into a blender. Blend on high until all ingredients are blended and form a smoothie like consistency. Enjoy. Key Nutritional […]

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Farmers Market

Posted on:
May 16, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

I can’t wait to go shopping at the local farmer’s market here in Minneapolis, Mn this weekend! They have farmers and vendors that supply organic, 100% grass fed no hormones, free range……beef, chicken, pork, lamb, eggs…..organic herbs and vegetables! Yes! Good clean food I can trust to put on my families’ plates!

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Epicutaneous Immunotherapy Research Launched

Posted on:
May 8, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

PR-Mount Sinai_DBV-Collaboration- VF (3) I was just reading that DBV Technologies, out of France, has partnered with Mount Sinai Hospital, in New York, to conduct a new study to determine if food allergies can be treated with ViaskinĀ®, an epicutaneous immunotherapy “skin patch” (EPITĀ®) to build immune tolerance to food antigens. The study will take […]

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Babybel Cheese removed from Salicylate safe foods

Posted on:
April 28, 2013
Author:
kmelliot

If you have food sensitivity to Salicylates and/or Chemicals, the following information has been released to Feingold members.   Dear Feingold members, THE LAUGHING COW – Mini Babybel Mild Cheddar needs to be removed from your Foodlist because the company was unable to be sure if the dye in the red plastic cover will leach […]

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