Allergy To Strawberries

Strawberries are a delicious and beautiful fruit, with excellent nutrient values rich in flavenoids and antioxidants. Strawberries are eaten as they are or added to many processed foods like jams and crushes. What many people don’t know is that strawberries are also used in beauty and cosmetic products and even in perfumes. A small percentage [...]

Are You Allergic To Your Pet?

We love our furry friends to distraction. And it is distressing to find out that you or one of your children have developed an allergy to them. Pet allergies can be mild or very intense. Dogs and cats release allergens through their skin, saliva and urine. There is no such thing as a hypoallergenic dog [...]

Dust Mites Are Insects

One of the most common causes of allergies is dust mites. These tiny insects live everywhere and they feed on the millions of dead skin cells that fall off our bodies daily. The main allergic part of the common house dust is the dust mites together with other particles and have things like bacteria, fabric [...]

Top Eight Food Allergies

The following eight foods are the most common food allergies. It is estimated that they are responsible for about 90% of all food allergy reactions.  Many people think that simply avoiding the foods is easy … but it isn’t. These ingredients are used in thousands of manufactured products. Milk Eggs Peanuts Tree nuts (including  walnuts, [...]

Managing Pollen Allergies

Most people love spring as the days get longer and warmer, the trees and plants start to show their leaves and flower buds. They are anxious to get outdoors and take advantage of the spring glory. However, at least 10% of all Canadians and Americans suffer from pollen allergies. To them, spring is a season [...]

Skin Allergies – Contact Dermatitis

Contact Dermatitis is a skin allergy irritation or inflammation which can range from itchy skin, to severe outbreaks where there may be blisters or crusty scales that will ooze fluid. Contact Dermatitis occurs at all ages, and can be caused by coming into contact with many different substances such as: metals, laundry detergents, cosmetics, chemicals, [...]