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To Digest, Or Not To Digest: Histamine in your diet

Many skin conditions involve itching and pain, and itching is often related to the release of histamine. Histamine is the first immune response of your body when it feels it needs to protect itself, causing blood vessels beneath the skin to open up, resulting in the familiar itch/swelling/redness/dryness of the skin. 481 more words

Chronic Urticaria

DBVT fails to achieve 95% lower bound confidence interval in PEPITES

Good news and bad news.

The bad: DBVT failed to achieve their primary endpoint. They saw a 21.7% improved response rate with a p-value < 0.00001 but their 95% confidence interval (CI) was 12.4%-29.8%. 434 more words

Peanut Allergy

More in the Store – Allergen Friendly and Gluten Free

More in the Store – Allergen Friendly and Gluten Free

Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN, CDN  Senior Nutritionist

The annual Capital Region Allergen and Gluten Free Expo ( 289 more words

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The common root that children asthma grounded

Children asthma is the dysfunction of immune system, with overactive B and T cells and hypersensitivity to certain type of allergens. The immune system is intricately balanced, as one part of the system is up-regulated, there must be some known or unknown part of the system down-regulated. 297 more words


When You Know, You Know

Who doesn’t love a warm, doughy soft pretzel or a fresh baguette from the local bakery? I know I do! I have always been a sucker for the warm bread and oil that the waiter brings out at restaurants, so my transition into the gluten free lifestyle and accepting my allergy was one of the hardest things I have had to do. 923 more words

Seen A Teal Pumpkin Yet?

I wasn’t going to write this post yet, but seeing as there is a plethora of Halloween advertising going around….I thought I would start to bring about awareness to the… 443 more words

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How Teal Pumpkins Are Making A Difference on Halloween


Have you noticed any teal colored pumpkins around your neighborhood? Wonder what that’s all about? It’s an effort to make Halloween a safe holiday for the many children with dangerous food allergies. 659 more words