Latest Wheat allergy Stories

2010-08-30 14:00:00

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 3 million Americans suffering from celiac disease and other gluten allergies(1), TheGreenNut.org has teamed up with Simply Gluten-Free Inc. to offer unique gluten-free pistachio recipes created for the popular Web site's health-focused recipe section. New recipes will be added monthly to help the nation's growing population of people with gluten allergies or intolerance live a healthy lifestyle while continuing to enjoy delicious and...

2010-08-10 08:12:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Tossed®, home of garden fresh salads, crepe wraps and sandwiches, today announced its lineup of wheat-free and gluten-free menu suggestions for customers. Consisting of over a dozen fresh, healthy salads including all three of Tossed's Signature Salads, Tossed's gluten-free menu provides a welcome and diverse alternative for diners who suffer from gluten sensitivity, including those with celiac disease or wheat allergies*....

2010-06-24 03:59:33

Research shows Pycnogenol decreases nasal and ocular symptoms in allergic rhinitis patients An estimated 60 million people in the U.S. are affected by allergic rhinitis, commonly known as hay fever, according to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. Hay fever is an allergic inflammation of the nasal airways that causes itching, swelling, mucus production, hives and rashes. A study published in the June 14, 2010 issue of Phytotherapy Research demonstrates...

2010-05-20 13:33:11

Tightly controlled study saw no benefits for sleep, attention and bowel function A popular belief that specific dietary changes can improve the symptoms of children with autism was not supported by a tightly controlled University of Rochester study, which found that eliminating gluten and casein from the diets of children with autism had no impact on their behavior, sleep or bowel patterns. The study is the most controlled diet research in autism to date. The researchers took on the difficult...

2010-05-20 06:59:17

Two new studies suggest that 1 to 2 percent of children in the United States and Canada may have allergies to peanuts or tree nuts, with US rates possibly on the rise. Peanuts and tree nuts such as walnuts and almonds are the most common causes of severe allergic reactions to food in the US. Recent studies have suggested that while the percentage of children with these allergies remains relatively low, rates may be on the rise. In the new US study, researchers found that among 5800 surveyed...

2010-05-13 09:52:00

National Food Allergy Advocates, The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network and The Food Allergy Initiative, Issue Statement in Response to Articles on Prevalence NEW YORK and FAIRFAX, Va., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A review published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and reported in the New York Times underscores the need for additional research on the prevalence, diagnosis, and treatment of food allergy. One of the most important points...

2010-03-01 06:29:30

According to a U.S. study, eating meat may be a much more common trigger for severe and possibly deadly allergic reactions -- known as anaphylaxis -- than originally believed. A compound found in meat may be the culprit for severe allergic reactions that people cannot pinpoint where they came from. Researchers studied 60 patients with anaphylaxis and found that the compound alpha-galactose, found in meats, may have triggered the mysterious allergies in some of those patients. They found...

2009-12-09 19:52:27

With an estimated four to six percent of children in the U.S. suffering from food allergies, a new study shows that pediatricians and family physicians aren't always confident they have the ability to diagnose or treat food allergies. A study published in the January 2010 issue of Pediatrics and headed by Dr. Ruchi Gupta, M.D., M.P.H., a researcher at Children's Memorial Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, brought attention...

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...

2009-09-22 10:51:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Gluten-Free Food and Beverage Market: Trends and Developments Worldwide, 2nd Edition, The http://www.reportlinker.com/p0116172/Gluten-Free-Food-and-Beverage-Market-Trends-and-Developments-Worldwide-2nd-Edition-The.html The retail market for gluten-free foods and beverages is exploding as a result of multiple triggers. On the marketer side, giant General Mills has...

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