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2010-02-15 05:18:00

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of people use herbs and functional foods to treat countless ailments, from hiccups and hemorrhoids, to balance hormones and stimulate libido. They may work well as natural remedies, but are they safe for everyone? The ALCAT Laboratory has introduced compatibility testing to over 130 new functional foods and medicinal herbs to already industry-leading lineup of items available for testing. The ALCAT Test, a functional blood test,...

2010-01-11 11:18:00

OSCEOLA, Wis., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroScience, Inc. has launched a comprehensive and customizable dietary program based on patients' food sensitivity test results. The NEI Guided Nutrition Program(TM) is the first offering through NeuroScience, Inc.'s new NEI Nutrition(TM) division. Historically, the Nervous, Endocrine, and Immune systems have been considered as separate entities. However, recent evidence shows that those systems are actually part of a single -- and integrated --...

2009-11-21 09:40:28

When introducing your newborn to new foods, be sure to look out for signs of food allergies, said an expert at Baylor College of Medicine. "Food allergies can occur in babies as young as six months old," said Dr. Carla Davis, assistant professor of pediatrics - allergy and immunology at BCM. There are eight foods that cause 90 percent of allergies in kids, said Davis. These include: * Cow's milk* Eggs* Soy beans* Wheat* Tree nuts* Peanuts* Fish and shellfish Introduce foods one at a time...

2009-11-16 05:03:00

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Best selling author, entrepreneur and health trendsetter Roger Davis Deutsch will be speaking about food intolerance, inflammation and the aging process at the Swiss Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (SAAAM) International Congress on Saturday, November 28, 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland. "Abnormal immune function caused by food and chemical sensitivity or intolerance is directly linked to premature aging, weight gain and every degenerative...

2009-11-05 13:17:45

New study sheds light on self-reported prevalence rates Prevalence of lactose intolerance may be far lower than previously estimated, according to a study in the latest issue of Nutrition Today. The study, which uses data from a national sample of three ethnic groups, reveals that the overall prevalence rate of self-reported lactose intolerance is 12 percent "“ with 7.72 percent of European Americans, 10.05 percent of Hispanic Americans and 19.5 percent of African Americans who consider...

2009-10-15 07:10:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- FoodContentAlerts.com (FCA) (http://www.foodcontentalerts.com), a free online and mobile service developed by TAXI New York (http://www.taxi-nyc.com), was announced today by Durk Barnhill, General Manager, TAXI NY. FoodContentAlerts.com provides critical information and personalized data management both at home and on-the-go for the nearly 70 million people in the United States and Canada alone suffering from food sensitivities, including food...

2009-09-22 10:54:00

BRYAN, Ohio, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For most kids, Halloween is the highlight of the Fall season. But as more and more children are diagnosed with allergies and intolerances to food ingredients like wheat, nuts and dairy, holidays like Halloween can leave many kids feeling left out. Spangler Candy Company http://www.spanglercandy.com is taking the worry out of allergies and inviting kids back in on all the fun. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090922/CL79840) Spangler Candy...

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2009-08-28 00:45:00

Canadian health officials are asking parents of children heading back to school to be allergy aware when packing school lunches. Parents need to understand severe allergic reactions can occur quickly and contact with a food can become life threatening for some allergic children, said officials at Health Canada and Canadian Food Inspection Agency, both based in Ottawa. The foods listed as most commonly triggering allergic reactions in children include those containing: peanuts, tree nuts,...

2009-08-24 05:00:00

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists have identified the inflammatory process as the common soil in a diverse range of chronic degenerative diseases. The news, recently reported in the LA Times article, discusses how foods like cherries may help rheumatoid arthritis or avoidance of gluten may fight off psoriasis. "Chronic inflammation is an emerging field," says Dr. David Heber, a UCLA professor of medicine and director of the university's Center for Human Nutrition....

2009-08-18 17:23:21

Some children with a history of severe milk allergy can safely drink milk and consume other dairy products every day, according to research led by the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and published in the Aug. 10 online edition of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.Investigators followed up with a subset of children who were part of an earlier Hopkins Children's-led study published in 2008 in which patients allergic to milk were given increasingly higher doses of milk over time....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.