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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

I created a new food yesterday with the info from
Updated 5/30/2016 3:22:19 PM

I created a new food yesterday with the info from the package. After I saved it and added to my tracker, I looked at the nutrition to tell my husband and it was different from what I entered. Anyone else notice this?...  Read more

How do I record my food if I make up a meal from
Updated 5/30/2016 9:32:36 AM

How do I record my food if I make up a meal from scratch?...  Read more

How do I make the bar code for food work??
Updated 5/30/2016 9:31:45 AM

How do I make the bar code for food work??...  Read more

What is the best food group to eat most of when lo
Updated 5/30/2016 8:27:22 AM

What is the best food group to eat most of when losing weight?...  Read more

#food. Picnic at the park with church. I did well
Updated 5/29/2016 8:44:35 PM

#food. Picnic at the park with church. I did well eating. Yeah...  Read more

How To Spot Deadly Food Allergies

Do you start itching when you eat peanuts? Does seafood cause your stomach to churn? Symptoms like these cause millions of Americans to suspect they have a food allergy. However, true food allergies affect only about two out of every 100 adults an...  Read more

How To Spot Deadly Food Allergies (continued)

Do you have a food allergy? If you suspect you have a food allergy, keep a food diary. Write down everything you eat or drink for a two-week period. Note any symptoms and how long it took for them to develop.Even though you may identify a reaction...  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...ughhh!

I just discovered that every time I gain a couple of pounds and see my hands swollen there has been an ingredient or a known allergen from my 3 page list included in my meals. Note to self: do not consciously eat things that you know are allergic too...  Read more

S.O.B Food Allergies

I'd already made the connection between wheat allergy and being short-of-breath with exertion. Now it's looking like I have the same reaction to eating ice cream or milk shake. I also tend to have chest pains with both with exertion....  Read more