A food or drug intolerance can be a nuisance, but an allergy may be life-threatening. Find out how to tell the difference and manage your reactions.
Sour cream? Nope. Bleu cheese? Nope. If you’re avoiding dairy, we’ve compiled all of the ingredients that don’t belong in foods on your grocery list.
Parents often confuse lactose intolerance with milk allergy, and although the two have similar symptoms, they are very different conditions.
If your child has been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, you most likely — and understandably– have many questions and concerns. To navigate through this disease, it’s important that you know exactly what this autoimmune disorder is.
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Milk is good for bones, but what if your child won’t drink it – or can’t due to lactose intolerance? Learn how to make sure your child gets enough calcium and builds strong bones, milk or no milk.
You scream for ice cream — but every time you indulge in a cone, your stomach answers back to you. Could it be lactose intolerance? Find out how to get a diagnosis and manage this condition.
If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), knowing what to eat can feel like the holy grail. For some patients, the right diet, along with attention to exercise, can control symptoms without medication. For my patients, I often recommend a special diet of easily digestible food, called a low-FODMAP diet, which is detailed in this … Read More
Cow’s milk, your decades of fridge domination have ended. You’ve got to make room for alternative milks made from almonds, soy, rice, coconut and hemp. Below, our wellness dietitian analyzes six popular milk options. Find out how they stack up against each other and get tips on how to use them.
As good as it may be for them, some kids just can’t drink cow’s milk. An allergy or lactose intolerance may have some parents looking for one of the many alternative milk choices that are now on the market. What are alternative milks? Alternative milks are all considered to be a “non-dairy beverage alternative” because … Read More
You cradle your baby in your arms and give her a gently warmed bottle of formula. But within minutes, the peaceful scene is shattered by crying, then vomiting. If this scene is familiar for you, could your baby be allergic to cow’s milk? “There are many possible causes for this scenario,” says Brian Schroer, MD, … Read More