A Cure for Food Allergies?

A Cure for Food Allergies?

Millions of Americans suffer from food allergies. The number of kids with allergies has doubled in less than one generation. Scientists are trying to figure out what has caused this increase, but one of the directions being looked at closely … Continue reading

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What Exactly is Lactose Free Milk and Who Should Drink It?

What Exactly is Lactose Free Milk and Who Should Drink It?

A milk allergy and dairy intolerance are two different things. People that are allergic to milk have an adverse reaction to one or more of the proteins in milk. The reaction can range from mild stomach discomfort to full fledged … Continue reading

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4 Reasons People Lose Weight When They Go Gluten Free

4 Reasons People Lose Weight When They Go Gluten Free

This is a guest post by Thalia Prum, Accredited Practicing Dietitian. Gluten free: A favorite claim in the food packaging world. Gluten free bread, gluten free cookies, gluten free pasta, gluten free water, gluten free gluten. The whole world’s gone … Continue reading

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In Search of Gluten-free Goodness

In Search of Gluten-free Goodness

This is a guest post by Carol Harvey, Director of food/nutrition labeling and product development at Palate Works. “Gluten-free” is big. There are gluten-free Girl Scout cookies, and even a marketing company putting on large tasting expos around the country. But the … Continue reading

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Gluten Sensitivity: What we know is that we know very little

Gluten Sensitivity: What we know is that we know very little

Gluten free living has hit critical mass, with millions of Americans opting for a lifestyle that purports to help with digestion, general health, and in some minds – weight management. We recently caught up with Registered Dietitian Rachel Begun, an … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Kids (and Parents)

Gluten Free Kids (and Parents)

Here’s a heartwarming story from Liz, a mom who’s had to change the way her household deals with food due to her son’s celiac disease: My twelve year old son and I started eating a strict gluten free diet after … Continue reading

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Combat Allergies the Real Food Way

Combat Allergies the Real Food Way

This is a guest blog post by Beth Warren, MS, RD, CDN and was originally posted here. It’s the sound heard around the country …”Aaaachooo”. Spring is in the air…and sadly, so are pollen, dust and other irritants. There is one … Continue reading

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Hilarious Musical Video:  The Challenges of Food Sensitivities

Hilarious Musical Video: The Challenges of Food Sensitivities

Happy Friday everyone! If you have a food allergy or sensitivity this video will put a smile on your face. PS: Don’t forget to download our new iPhone app for discovering gluten and other allergens in your food. Get Fooducated … Continue reading

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Gluten, Food Allergies and Intolerances in the U.S. [Infographic]

Gluten, Food Allergies and Intolerances in the U.S. [Infographic]

- click to enlarge – We recently released our Allergy & Gluten Free Scanner app, and you were the first to hear about it here on the blog. Yesterday, we formally announced the app in a press release: Based on … Continue reading

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New: Allergy Talk by Fooducate

New: Allergy Talk by Fooducate

We’re proud to announce our latest iPhone app – Allergy Talk by Fooducate. As you can probably guess, this app has been designed to address the needs of people with allergies and intolerances. In addition to the regular Fooducate functionality … Continue reading

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