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Babies Go Nuts

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 23, 2013 | Category : Allergies, Foods, Nutrition

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When introducing solids to their baby, many parents are unsure of when to introduce peanuts (note: peanuts are actually a legume not a nut) and tree nuts (almonds, brazil nuts, cashews, chestnuts, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios).  With the “rules” changing over the years and the high prevalence of food allergies in...
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Homemade Take-Away

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 19, 2012 | Category : Allergies, Fussy Eaters, Tips & Tricks

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Kids love take-away, it’s something different, is often very yummy, and gives the house head chef a much needed break. But sometimes take-away food just doesn’t make the monthly budget, or social lives are in full swing and the family is already eating enough food out and about. There’s no...
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Natural Food Dye

By: | 11 Comments | On: December 5, 2012 | Category : Allergies, Foods, Kids Cooking, Nutrition

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I am sure you have all seen those gorgeous rainbow cakes doing the rounds on Pinterest? Pretty, yes! But it did have me wondering just how much artificial food dye was used to make the colours in those towering beasts. Food colouring is most commonly used to add a bit of...
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Food Allergies

By: | 1 Comment | On: October 16, 2012 | Category : Allergies

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What is a food allergy? A food allergy is the result of an overreaction of the immune system to a food (which is harmless for most people) after it is consumed, inhaled or, in severe cases, touched. The immune system responds to the allergen by releasing histamines and other chemicals...
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