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Food Allergies Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food Allergies.

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Common Foods That Could Be Hurting Your Belly

It can be as frustrating as it is familiar: the achy tightness in your abdomen after you eat, or the sharp pain, bloating and distension you feel after a large meal--or any meal. With so many foods now composed of a multitude of ingredients, it can b...  Read more

The Causes of Allergies

While scientists don’t completely understand why allergies develop, they do believe that a combination of things create the immune system confusion, from genetic predisposition to environmental factors. There are two main categories of ris...  Read more

What Causes GERD?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, causes painful symptoms like heartburn and acid regurgitation. Although there are many theories on the causes of GERD, experts aren't sure exactly what causes it. There are two main categories of risks th...  Read more

Get Street-Wise About Supplements

Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything? If you&rs...  Read more

Exercising with Seasonal Allergies

For some people, exercise itself is an uncomfortable activity, with all the sweating, huffing and puffing, and challenge that comes with elevating your heart rate for an extended period of time. But for people with seasonal allergies, the discomforts...  Read more

Day 4 of 180 personal challenge of logging food. S
Updated 2/4/2016 12:19:59 AM

Day 4 of 180 personal challenge of logging food. Still feeling good and pants are fitting better....  Read more

Looking for accountability partners for food track
Updated 2/4/2016 7:39:47 AM

Looking for accountability partners for food tracking. I'll be working on mini-habits each month with summer and winter weightloss goals (30lbs total). I got workouts down and want to work reducing emotional eating. Anyone interested?...  Read more

When adding a food not on the list, why can't I ge
Updated 2/3/2016 9:36:22 PM

When adding a food not on the list, why can't I get the 0.5 in the right spot.almost everyone of my progresso soups is not right and I got fustrated and quit....  Read more

Cheap, fast, but healthy foods?? OK apples are no
Updated 2/3/2016 8:20:09 PM

Cheap, fast, but healthy foods?? OK apples are not expensive however I cant live on apples. What are fast but cheap healthy foods? I need to stay away from sugar and carbs....  Read more

Find it so hard to log all food, get steps in,plan
Updated 2/3/2016 7:10:11 PM

Find it so hard to log all food, get steps in,planning food for the week. Seems like I do one and slack on the other. Then getting frustrated being at a desk all day,just stinks knowing I need to get my steps in. Not complaining. Just...  Read more

Breakfast high in protien- without eggs!

Having multiple food allergies is tough for me. Ezekiel breads allow me to eat 'normal' foods that are safe for me, highly nutritious and make me feel like I am not missing out on anything.244...  Read more

Focus on What You CAN Have

Recently I found out I have a ton of food allergies, which might have upset me, but it DIDN'T. You know why? I focus on what I CAN HAVE, not on what I can't have. And the can't haves are a long list of favorites, like ice cream and chocolate. When so...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

In the News: Childhood Food Allergies On the Rise

New statistics released this week from the CDC show an 18% increase in the number of children with food allergies over the past 10 years. In 1997, 1 in 30 kids had food allergies, and now that number is closer to 1 in 26 (about 3 million kids). Pea...  Read more

New Food Allergy Guidelines Released

In some individuals, foods, medications, latex or insect stings cause an immune response. More than 170 food or food additives have been found to cause allergic reactions. However, over ninety percent of those responses come from eight common food ty...  Read more

Food Allergies

Im trying to do better at having meals prepared ahead of time for breakfast , lunch ,snack and dinner . When you have a lot of food allergies you have to be VERY CAREFUL. I'm trying to stay within my limits so I started buying ground turkey. I reall...  Read more

Aging & food allergies.

Part of the reason I've dropped 18lbs this year, is because I find my favorite rewards foods, create a negative reaction. Sometimes heartburn. Sometimes loss of energy. Sometimes restless sleep. And, now I'm noticing, sometimes mouth irritation. 2...  Read more