Facts about 10 popular plant-based milk alternatives

Having to deal with a milk allergy or intolerance can be daunting. Suddenly, dairy products are off the table, and it’s time to find suitable alternatives for cooking, baking, and snacking. The rise of plant-based milk alternatives     The good news is: There’s a plethora of plant-based milk alternatives on the market! Especially in … Continued

Guideline for managing allergies at school

Raising an allergic or asthmatic child can lead to a some concerns when it is time to go (back) to school. Managing allergies can be tough, especially for  young children, who might not understand their condition or why they sometimes have to do things differently compared to their peers. We have put together a guideline … Continued

Peanut allergy: Substitutes for snacking, cooking, & baking

About 3 million Americans (1.8 million children) suffer from peanut allergy – that’s about 1.1% of the general population. Since peanuts and especially peanut butter are such popular snacks and used for cooking and baking, it can be tough to find suitable substitutes that are just as tasty. Even when you’re not allergic, it is … Continued

Travel checklist for allergy patients

Dealing with allergies and going on vacation can be stressful. But do not worry – with our travel checklist it will be easy to relax and have fun just like anyone else. We have prepared an essential checklist of all the things you should consider: Use a packing app There are plenty of free apps … Continued

The 7 best allergy-friendly indoor plants

If you are a pollen allergy sufferer struggling with hay fever symptoms, it might sound paradoxical to you to add plants capable of producing allergens into your home. And it is true: some plants release airborne allergens (pollen) that will cause symptoms when they are inhaled. Other plants might also release liquids from their leaves, … Continued

Food allergy: Best and worst US airlines

Traveling with food allergies can be challenging. Choosing an airline that will accommodate your needs is an important step to make your overall travel experience safer and more enjoyable. But what makes an airline allergy-friendly? There are some best practices that indicate how willing an airline is to assist allergy sufferers, including: Allowing preboarding for … Continued

US vacation destinations for seasonal allergy sufferers

Depending on where you live and what kind of pollen you are allergic to, seasonal allergies can bother you almost all year. Naturally, a vacation should be a chance to relax and escape the irritants triggering your allergy symptoms. We collected a list of various holiday destinations that work for allergy patients. The best vacation … Continued

7 Allergy Myths

Allergies are common, but their mechanics are not always understood. There are still a lot of misconceptions about allergies, and a lot of misinformation is shared on the web every day. Today we tackle some widespread allergy myths and set the record straight:   1. Allergies only develop during childhood  Many people believe that allergies … Continued

Children: Sore Throat or Allergies?

“Mom, my throat feels scratchy…” – when children complain about a sore throat, most parents rightfully assume that their kid is dealing with a common cold. But that’s not always the case: an irritated and scratchy throat doesn’t have to indicate a cold or a flu-like infection – it could also be an allergy. Common … Continued

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