Dairy Allergy Resources

See the link to Allergy or Intolerance. Any unpleasant reaction to a food or substance is often described as an allergy. This is not always the case. Adverse reactions are often caused by an intolerance or sensitivity that has nothing to do with allergy. An allergy always involves the body’s immune system and can be quite serious.Milk allergy can be manifested as asthma, eczema (an itchy rash), rhinitis (inflamed nose), and gastrointestinal distress, as well as bleeding, pneumonia, and even anaphylaxis (shock). Every parent should be alert for signs of milk allergy.

A lack or deficiency in digestive enzymes can cause some types of food intolerances. Lactose intolerance is a result of the body not producing enough lactase used to break down lactose, the predominant sugar in milk.

General information plus links to cookbookswww.enjoylifefoods.com
Online listing for Chicago manufacturer of allergen-free products including gluten, dairy, soy, corn & peanut-free breads, cookies, cereal and more

www.foodallergy.org 
The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) was established in 1991. FAAN’s membership now stands at more than 26,000 worldwide and includes families, dietitians, nurses, physicians, school staff, representatives from government agencies, and the food and pharmaceutical industries. FAAN serves as the communication link between the patient and others.

www.mealsforyou.com
This website allows you to select foods that you cannot have and it will give you recipes that meet your needs. It is free. Use the advanced search function to make your selections.

www.livingwithout.com
Living Without is a quarterly magazine for people with allergies especially gluten and dairy. There are recipes, resources and helpful articles.

www.tofutti.com
Website for food manufacturer of all tofu-based, dairy-free products. Includes health information

www.wholefoods.com
The store’s website also contains recipes and useful information about dairy-free living.

 

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