What is a food allergy? Food allergy’s trigger an immune system response. Immunoglobulin E (IgE)is a kind of antibody whose main function is to fend off potentially dangerous parasites and pathogens. In an allergic reaction, IgE binds to benign substances like food proteins triggering a physical response. Reactions like: Low blood pressure that may cause […]
WHAT TO EAT Eat ‘real’ food. Plants and Animals. Avoid boxed or packaged meals. Aim for a diet where the bulk of calories comes from seafood and animals, but the physical bulk comes from plants. Don’t be afraid of healthy fat. HOW TO EAT Follow traditional recipes and get advice from your grandparents. Eat fermented foods (sauerkraut, kimchi). […]
The holiday season has finally arrived and if you’re anything like us, you cannot wait to dig into all of the delicious holiday treats. This season we are challenging you to enjoy the holiday treats you love BUT to try a healthy twist. We’ve all got those traditional favourites, but we’re encouraging you to try […]
Buy frozen fruits and vegetables When you have no other choice than buying your produce at the grocery store, frozen produce is a good choice. It’s cheaper, it’s often on sale and can often be much fresher since it was frozen shortly after it was picked. The other added bonus is that it’s likely that […]
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