Becoming allergic to meat turns your life upside down. Known as alpha-gal allergy, the condition dictates what you can eat and wear, how you relax and even which medicines are safe. Is research finally starting to catch up?
With the advent of flu season comes the dreaded affliction of seasonal allergies.
Australian researchers have reported a major breakthrough in the relief of deadly peanut allergy with the discovery of a long-lasting treatment they say offers hope that a cure will soon be possible.
In clinical trials conducted by scientists at Melbourne's Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, children with peanut allergies were given a probiotic along with small doses of a peanut protein over an 18-month period.
When the experiment ended in 2013 some 80 percent of the kids were able to tolerate peanuts.
As recently as the early 1990s, food allergies were a fairly unusual occurrence. When you did hear about someone with a food allergy, it was often relatively benign, maybe causing a few hives to appear or a mild stomachache. It also usually struck children, who tended to grow out of these issues before adulthood.
Did your grandparents have food allergies? Mine sure didn’t. A stark comparison to the growing epidemic of food allergies, worsening with every generation.
So why didn’t your grandparents have food allergies? It’s really quite simple…
1) They ate seasonal real food.
Food came from farms and small markets in the early 1900′s, and because food preservatives were not widely used yet, food was fresh. Because of the lack of processed food, their diets were nutrient dense allowing them to get the nutrition they needed from their food.
People who think they're allergic to tree nuts such as walnuts or almonds may not really be, doctors reported Monday.
What's behind the rising rates of allergies?
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Diatomaceous earth (DE) is a naturally occurring rock made from the skeletons of fossilized diatoms, a type of hard-shelled algae.
Munich, Germany: The temperature of exhaled breath could be used to diagnose lung cancer, according to a new study.
Michael Greger, February 11th, 2016
Back in the 1950s, it was suggested that some cases of constipation among children might be due to the consumption of cow’s milk.