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Recently, our son came home with a notice that his grade 4 class is studying Medieval Times. As part of the unit, a Medieval feast was planned. The notice stated that the meal would be golden herb basted chicken, fresh bread and butter, glazed carrots, a shield shaped gingerbread cookie they’d decorate themselves, and grape […]
When my fourteen year old son heard that I’m writing about water today, he asked what the connection could possibly be to allergies. You know how curious I am, so I searched “allergic to water” on the Internet, and I found out about a rare condition called aquagenic pruritis, which results after exposure to water […]
I was drawn to check out Ava Anderson Non-Toxic products when I came across a Facebook post stating that they’re non toxic and they now even have baby products. I appreciate a good personal care product line that’s free of harmful chemicals, but a persistent problem I’ve discovered is that such product lines often include […]
I recently was asked if nutmeg is safe for people with tree nut allergies. I quickly replied that nutmeg is safe because it’s a seed and not a nut. It’s a standard response, as you’ll see from this statement from FAAN: “Nutmeg is obtained from the seeds of the tropical tree species Myristica fragrans. It […]
I was asked to look at ViSalus shakes recently by a distributor, who recommended them as gluten free and allergy friendly. I’ve written previously about gluten free and hypoallergenic liquid nutrition, which you can read about by clicking here. The ViSalus shakes contain milk and soy. I was surprised to see on the website that […]