Articles for tag: Dairy Allergy, Guillain Barre Syndrome, Intussusception, Thrombocytopenia

The DTaP Vaccine: What the Manufacturer’s Insert Tells Us

The Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis vaccine, or DTaP, is among the recommended vaccines given to young infants in the United States beginning at 2 months old. This vaccine is one of the more controversial because, despite a 95% vaccine rate, pertussis (whooping cough) is still very prevalent. The effectiveness of the pertussis vaccine is estimated at anywhere from ...

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When Can I Feed My Baby Solid Food?

If you are a parent, you have most likely asked important food-related questions about your baby. Because of babies’ immature bodies, digestive systems, and eating milestones, it can be difficult to determine what foods your baby should and shouldn’t eat, as well as when your baby can eat those foods. Solid Food for Baby: Cheese ...

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Is Goat Cheese a Dairy Product?

There are many similarities between goat’s milk and cow’s milk, but there are also some differences that may be important to people with dairy-related dietary restrictions. The similarities mean that most kinds of cheese made with cow’s milk can also be made with goat’s milk. The differences mean that some people with lactose intolerance, dairy ...

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Delicious and Easy Dairy Free Ranch Dressing

All my life, I’ve loved Ranch dressing. To me, other foods were simply dipping or scooping devices designed to bring more Ranch dressing to my mouth. I’m sure all you fellow addicts can relate, and you can also probably imagine how distraught I was upon realizing that I had a dairy allergy. At this point ...

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Top 5 Dairy Free Yogurt Brands

Dairy free yogurt brands have evolved over the years. Recent research has linked dairy to weight gain, migraines, prostate cancer, breast cancer, diabetes, high cholesterol, heart disease. For many, dairy could be totally benign, but for others it might not! Dairy allergies are commonly heard these days. Many people hold the misconception of dairy allergy ...

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Dairy Allergy in Children: When it’s Not Lactose Intolerance

When my oldest daughter was a baby, through some trial and error I noticed that she cried a lot less and slept a lot better when I didn’t consume products made with cow’s milk. Since I was breastfeeding, yummy stuff like milk on my cereal, yogurt, cheese and ice cream really seemed to make her ...

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Decadent and Healthy Vegan Desserts

The season of “packing on the pounds” is upon us. Now, we know that desserts are supposed to be decadent-deliciously so. But decadent does NOT necessarily mean that it can’t be healthy. Too often when we think of indulging we imagine globules of fat being pasted onto our hips and it makes all of us-40 ...

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Tips for Surviving Toddler Growth Spurts

Tips for Surviving Toddler Growth Spurts By Celeste Stewart From the first tentative sips of milk to a full blown feeding frenzy, your child’s appetite will invariably rise and fall. Some days, your toddler may shun just about everything you feed him while other days he’s an eating machine. While many baby books focus on ...