Food allergies are a hot topic in both the human and pet realms. These days, we all seem to be all hypervigilant about what type of food we put in our bodies. Naturally, I see many pet owners who desire to use the same diligence when it comes to maki... Read more
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
Every season of the year brings new obstacles to allergy sufferers. Whether you suffer from seasonal allergies (such as sensitivity to pollen in the spring or mold in the fall), or allergies that are a nuisance in every season (like pet dander and du... Read more
Environmental allergies are one of the most common and frustrating issues I see pet owners dealing with today. Recent studies estimate that skin- or allergy-related issues account for up to 40 percent of all veterinary visits. Not only are allergies... Read more
You love animals—but whenever you go near them, your eyes water up, your throat itches, and your skin breaks out in hives. What a cruel, cruel joke for any dog or cat lover! Even if you don't share your home with a pet, it can be diff... Read more
Today I watched Dr. Oz and they were talking about natural supplements and one was ginko and how a lab has been looking at the dna of the actual supplements and in the ginko they found that it was made with walnuts instead of what was suppose to be i... Read more
hi my name is Christina! I am a writer and a stay at home mother of two! my son's name is traegan he is 6 and in the first grade ! and my daughter is 3 her name is chesakah and she is my litte mini ! I have struggled with a lot of bad habits growing... Read more
I found out that I was allergic to whey and casein about 3 years ago now. I go back and forth between being really strict and getting so annoyed that I give in a just eat it.
You don't realize just how much dairy is in a regular diet until yo... Read more
One of my biggest issues with the recipes and meal plans on most sites is they all love to use CHEESE. Since I am allergic to cheese (it's a mold allergy, not a dairy one) I am very limited on the usefulness of new recipes and meal plans as provided... Read more
Has anybody else noticed recent problems with the nutrition tracker?
The dropdown menu of predicted foods after typing in a few letters of a food you search for has recently become dysfunctional. I used to type my food and hit enter and the dro... Read more
If you or your children have nut allergies and cannot use peanut butter or other nut butters, give SunButter a try. Unlike Soy butter (yuck), it tastes just like peanut butter. It is made from sunflower seeds I use it in recipes that call for peanut... Read more
I recently found this product which is fantastic if you have a nut allergy - "Wow tastes just like peanut butter". I bought it for my son and I really can't tell the difference from the real thing! It is made from soy and you can google that and fi... Read more
With the massive peanut butter recall going on, we thought it would be a great time to explore some of the alternatives out there. I've seen other food bloggers rave about Barney Butter, so we requested some to try. Barney Butter is an almond butter... Read more
Eating healthier can be hard enough for us adults, but when our kids want those fun and colorful packaged foods that are low in nutrition and high in calories, it can be hard to say no to them (and keep our own fingers out of the box once it arrives... Read more
I just have to pass along this new "food tricks" I had in my mailbox today. I don't know about you..but I need all the helpI can get to control calories, cravings, and appetite...(you can read them for yourself)...but I just have to use this as m... Read more
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