Ingredient1: App Review

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Sometimes it can be hard to find foods you crave that also meet your dietary restrictions and taste preferences. Ingredient1 is a free mobile app that allows you to find natural and healthy foods that meet your nutritional needs within your zip code!
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Planning for Holiday Meals with a Picky Eater

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Now that Thanksgiving and other food-centered holidays are approaching, the anticipation of an entire day focused on food has many parents agonizing over the possible outcomes when well-meaning relatives comment on their child’s selective eating or special diet secondary to food allergies/intolerances.
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No Tricks, Just Treats!

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Halloween is around the corner and kids are looking forward to trick or treating for their favorite candies! Trick or treating is a great memory for kids to make and can be so much fun, but for children with allergies, the candy they get in their bags matters more than those without them. So your child does not have to miss out on any of the fun, here are some great allergy free options for your favorite witch or goblin!
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A Creative Approach to Food Allergies and Trick-or-Treating

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Ever notice how many kids who are in feeding therapy also have food allergies? With Halloween just around the corner, I’m encountering parents in my practice who are scared to let their food-allergic kids go Trick or Treating. As their child’s feeding therapist, I try to offer creative strategies to ease their minds and still allow their little munch bug an evening of safe but spooky fun!
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Food Cravings: Consuming Peanuts and Soy During Pregnancy

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Are you craving a peanut butter and jelly sandwich during your pregnancy? Did you religiously consume soy products like yogurt and milk before your pregnancy, but aren't sure if you should continue to do so?
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Formula Fed—Me and My Boys

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I don’t want moms to feel guilty for not breastfeeding because they cannot or simply because they choose not to.
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