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Researchers: Peanut Allergy Prevention Strategy Resulting from LEAP Study is Nutritionally Safe

The introduction of peanuts to infants at risk for developing a peanut allergy does not have a negative impact on growth or nutrition, nor does it affect the duration of breastfeeding, according to new findings published online June 10 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. In this study, funded by the National Institute… Continue reading Researchers: Peanut Allergy Prevention Strategy Resulting from LEAP Study is Nutritionally Safe

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Diet Dilemmas – Safe and Nutritious Food Substitutes

By Cassandra Sova, MS, RD, CD, CNSC Finding safe food substitutes for some food allergens may be a difficult task, and many commonly used substitutes are not nutritionally equivalent to their allergenic counterparts. This article will guide you through food substitutes for some of the most common food allergens, helping you find safe food substitutes that are nutritious and delicious. When first using… Continue reading Diet Dilemmas – Safe and Nutritious Food Substitutes

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Maintaining a Healthy Diet with Food Allergies: Cheryl Harris, MPH, RD

When you have food allergies, it’s often a challenge to find foods that are safe, tasty, and nutritious all at the same time. Worrying about hidden allergens, reading labels multiple times, and the caution you have to take with every meal can make it difficult to find a balanced diet. As a dietician, Cheryl Harris,… Continue reading Maintaining a Healthy Diet with Food Allergies: Cheryl Harris, MPH, RD