Nutrition

Hair Allergy Tests: Are They Legit? (Spoiler: No)

Have you ever heard of hair allergy tests?  Essentially, they’re promoted as methods of detecting food allergies or sensitivities by analyzing a few strands of hair.  While that seems amazing – no blood tests and can be done in the comfort of your home! – they are unfortunately not regarded as evidence-based or accurate. Let’s …

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40+ Gluten Free Dairy Free Snacks (Store-Bought Options and Recipes!)

Whether you have a food allergy, an intolerance, or simply choose to follow a gluten-free, dairy-free diet, finding snacks to fit your needs can be tricky. In this post, you’ll find more than 40 gluten-free dairy-free snack ideas to get you started! From easy snack pairings to store-bought snacks to homemade recipes, we’ve got all …

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The Ultimate Guide to Dairy Free Yogurts

If you’re new to following a dairy free diet, you’ve probably been experimenting with different plant-based substitutions.  While ten years ago there was maybe one or two brands of dairy free yogurt on the market, now you can find many different brands, flavors, and types.  While they all vary slightly from traditional milk-based yogurt, you …

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Ultimate Guide to Dairy Free Candy for Holidays, Parties, and More

Candy and childhood go hand in hand, don’t you think?  As a child, there’s something magical about venturing out for trick-or-treating or picking out a sweet from a candy dish.  But when your child has a dairy sensitivity or allergy, you need to be especially careful to seek out dairy free candy that’s safe for …

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504 Plan for Food Allergies at School: Step by Step Guide for Parents

Do you send your child to daycare, preschool, or school?  Having a food allergy makes this process all the more complicated and nerve-wracking!  You want to make sure your child is safe, but you don’t want your child to feel singled-out or excluded because of his or her food allergies, either.  One thing you’ll want …

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The Ultimate Guide to Dairy Free Soy Free Protein Powders!

Looking for dairy free soy free protein powders to help boost your protein intake? While I’m definitely a food first kinda person, I also see the value in protein powders as an adjunct to a healthy diet for some people.  In this post, you’ll learn more about the different types of protein and compare ten …

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