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Allergy Friendly Halloween Treats

Halloween is one of the most fun and creepy times of the year - however, it shouldn’t be the treats that spook us! For many people, holidays that centre around snacks and candy can induce a lot of fear around managing food allergies and intolerances, especially when you're trying to find allergy friendly Halloween Treats! Did you know? Food sensitivities affect 1/5th of the population, and most common food sensitivities are often staples in our diets - making them challenging to avoid! As a dietitian who specializes in GI disorders, I work with many different conditions that have food sensitivities & allergies, including celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, and more traditional IgE mediated food allergies, like peanut, soy, egg or dairy. One of the most challenging conditions is Eosinophilic Esophagitis...

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EoE 101: Everything you need to know about Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Today we will be discussing all things Eosinophilic Esophagitis. I know. You’re saying… Eo-what? It’s a rare condition – however its occurrence is increasing. In fact, here in my own city, a 4 year study saw occurrence increasing 39% year over year. This is partially attributed to better biopsy techniques – BUT even when accounting for that – the rates are rising. This condition captured my attention – because I’m obsessed with unusual food sensitivities(given I have one of my own), and how our gut microbiota and immune system cause them. And then of course, how we can use nutrition to help manage them! Jump To Contents: What is EoE Who Develops EoE Symptoms of EoE How is EoE Diagnosed Treatment of EoE Can EoE be Cured? Nutrition for EoE Allergies & EoE Prognosis with EoE What we...