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. FREE: Lose … 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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Your Favorite Gluten Free Foods Are…?

Your Favorite Gluten Free Foods Are…?

New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  The Gluten Free product category has been booming in recent years, reaching close to $3 Billion in sales last year. Although less than 1% of Americans suffer from Celiac disease, … Continue reading

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Allergies, Warning Labels, and Dilemmas

Allergies, Warning Labels, and Dilemmas

Food allergies affect about 10-15 million Americans today. Interestingly, a similar number of people believe they have an allergy as well! How could this be? To answer, first let’s understand what a food allergy is: A food allergy is a … Continue reading

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A Labor of Love – Raising Children with Food Sensitivities

A Labor of Love – Raising Children with Food Sensitivities

This is a guest blog post by Beth George I am a mother, child advocate lawyer, food activist, and entrepreneur.    This is a story of how focusing on diet made a huge difference in my son’s life.  I hope our … Continue reading

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Is Gluten-Free Just A Fad?

Is Gluten-Free Just A Fad?

This is a guest blog post by David Katz, M.D. There is a sizable, but still decidedly minority population that can benefit in terms of feeling better by excluding gluten, entirely or mostly, from their diets. There is a population … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Rice Krispies [Inside the Label]

Gluten Free Rice Krispies [Inside the Label]

Kellogg’s just announced a new addition to its line of Rice Krispies cereals. While in the past we’ve been critical of some of the products and their marketing tactics, this one looks really good, even for gluten eaters: Rice Krispies® … Continue reading

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Food Allergies Are Expensive

Food Allergies Are Expensive

A recent article from Reuters tallies up the annual cost of food allergies in the US at half a billion dollars. Doctor visits, hospital care, and lost work days due to food allergies come with an annual $500 million price … Continue reading

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The Downside of Gluten-Free Food

The Downside of Gluten-Free Food

Had you been living on a remote tropical island for the past 10 years and just returned home, you’d be surprised by some of the changes on your local supermarket shelves. One of the hottest trends in the last few … Continue reading

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