Category Archives: Food Allergies and Sensitivities

How Hormones Can Affect Your Allergies

Did you begin to experience seasonal allergies later in life, especially after having children? As adults, women tend to be more vulnerable to allergies than men, and in many cases, hormones may be to blame. There are actually allergic genes that can be activated by hormonal changes and cause women to begin to experience an… Read More »

6- Must Have Immune Boosters

If you’re a busy working professional, a parent or even a student with endless responsibilities, then you understand how there is literally no time to be sick… ever! Especially with back-to-school and fall allergies in full effect, it’s more important than ever to give your body the nutrients it needs to combat bacterial infections, viruses,… Read More »

gluten sensitivity


Awareness of gluten-free eating has increased dramatically in recent years. It is almost impossible to shop for groceries without finding the words “gluten-free” boldly written on most grocery labels. Whether a response to physical symptoms or simply to jump on the bandwagon, many Americans seem to be going “gluten-free.” Celiac Disease Celiac disease, is a… Read More »

Is Your Food Making You Sick?

Are Food Sensitivites Making You Sick?

Most people are aware of food allergies. Everyone knows someone who has an allergy to peanuts, strawberries, shellfish, or some other food. However, what most people are not aware of are Food Sensitivities. True food allergies are based on exposure to a specific protein component of a food. The immune system incorrectly perceives the protein… Read More »

Gluten: Fact or Hype?


Gluten is one of those things you have undoubtedly heard about unless you have been living under a rock. There are gluten free diets, recipes, and even restaurants offering gluten free menu items. But what is gluten exactly, and why all the fuss? Is Gluten Sensitivity a real concern, or just hype? What is Gluten… Read More »

What's Really Causing Your Migraines?

What’s Really Causing Your Migraines?

There are about 100 million people with headaches in the U.S., and about 37 million of these people suffer from migraines. Some migraines are associated with pain on only one side of the head, while others result in pain all over. Migraine sufferers may not be able to participate in normal activities because of the… Read More »

What Food Sensitivities Could You Have?

What Food Sensitivities Could You Have?

Allergies and intolerances are becoming all too common in kids and adults. If you experience regular discomfort such as bowel problems, swelling or rashes and other complaints that cannot be easily traces to bacterial or viral infections or chronic illnesses it is best to get allergy tested. Even if it is just to eliminate intolerances,… Read More »

MSG: Many Names…Same Danger

Mono-sodium Glutamate (MSG) is a flavor enhancer that’s known widely as an addition to Chinese food, but it is actually added to thousands of the foods you eat everyday. MSG is used by food manufacturers as a very effective way to amplify the taste of your food. Basically salty foods taste saltier and sweeter foods… Read More »

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