Intro to High-Allergen Foods: Separating Help From Hype in Your Child’s Diet

It’s hard to go a month without spying something in the news about food allergies. Headlines declare that they are on the rise one week and that they don’t actually exist the next. While increased awareness is a good thing, it’s hard to separate the good information from the bad. This confusion seems to have […]

Ask the Doc: Intolerance vs. Allergy

Q: How can you tell the difference between a milk intolerance and a milk allergy? –Regina G. A: This is such a good question, as the two states are often confused. Intolerance simply means that a component of milk (typically its primary sugar called lactose) can’t be processed very effectively or completely in the gut. When a little […]