Post by Andrea Balzano Tucker, MA   As a Health Educator, there’s nothing I like seeing MORE than people sharing info and resources about Celiac Disease.  There’s also nothing I like seeing LESS than info shared that isn’t fact-based but based solely on personal experience.  While there’s nothing wrong with saying ‘this was my experience’ in some circumstances, often times this…

“May contain” has proven to be a hot button topic that has stirred up quite a response over on the FoodASC FB page. What is “May contain” you might ask? In short, the “May contain” statement is a voluntary statement placed by the manufacturer on the labels of some products indicating a product “may contain” or have…

Post by Tamara Hubbard, MA, LCPC Compassion: (noun)– Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others Log onto Twitter or Facebook on any given day, and you’ll see a compassion battle playing out in real time.  So what is it? It’s the battle between those that welcome compassion and those that refuse…

We asked our FoodASC members for their recommendation of allergy- friendly bars. Below is a list of 10 favorites!   Don’t Go Nuts! Gorilla power Organic, non-GMO, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free. Gorilla Power and Whitewater Chomp are favorites. Enjoy Life, Cocoa Loco Gluten- and nut-free, milk free, soy free. Coco Loc is a favorite.    …

Welcome to our FoodASC Asks post where FoodASC asks YOU, the community,  to share your ideas and tips on a particular topic.  It’s a chance to exchange ideas and share valuable information that you have discovered, written or experienced. We’ve been having a great time on the Facebook Page and in the Facebook Inner Circle…

Smoothies are the best! We drink smoothies all year long as a “grab and go” breakfast  or “pick me up” during the day. My FAVORITE ingredients to include are kale, blueberries, strawberries, apples, carrots, flax, chia and sometimes protein powder. At the GFAF Expo a few years ago, I purchased a Vitamix which I love!…

It’s hard to believe that 2016 is behind us and we have entered into the new year. At this typical time of reflection, resolution and goal setting, I was searching the internet for some inspirational and motivational quotes to put me in the right frame of mind to do such. Fortunately, I came across this…

  What is eczema?  I normally tell my patients that eczema is dry skin with an attitude.  It is often used as a catch-all word for atopic dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, nummular dermatitis, diaper dermatitis, allergic and irritant contact dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis is usually diagnosed in infancy.  The incidence has been increasing in developed countries.  A…