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10/28/2013 - NPR article on the keys to building strong bones in teens - exercise, calcium and vitamin D
08/26/2013 - Allergy-Friendly Bakery To Showcase Original And Seasonal Cookies At Renowned Trade Show
08/22/2013 - Gluten-Free Bakery To Roll Out Fall Flavors
Gluten Free and Food Allergy News
11/04/2013 - Food allergies are a growing food safety and public health concern that affect an estimated 4%–6% of children in the United States.1, 2 Allergic reactions can be life threatening and have far-reaching effects on children and their families, as well as on the schools or early care and education (ECE) programs they attend. Staff who work in schools and ECE programs should develop plans for preventing an allergic reaction and responding to a food allergy emergency.
10/15/2013 - Flying with a peanut or tree nut allergy can be an anxiety-provoking experience. Read this article by the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology on flying with a peanut or tree nut allergy.
09/24/2013 - A national study published in JAMA Pediatrics shows the financial impact of caring for children with food allergies costs families billions of dollars each year.
Tips for Healthy Living
03/22/2013 - The good news is that you don't need a degree in nutrition to raise healthy kids. Following some basic guidelines can help you encourage your kids to eat right and maintain a healthy weight.
03/15/2013 - Eating a healthy, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health and can help you feel your best. It doesn't have to be difficult either. Just follow these eight diet tips to get started.
03/10/2013 - The calcium content of plant foods is varied. Most vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds, and dried fruit contain some calcium. Listed are selected significant sources of well-absorbed calcium
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09/05/2013 - Since Addie officially went "Back-to-School" today, this is probably the last food-related post I'll do for my inaugural BTS season. While we've been very fortunate to have a pair of healthy kids with no allergies thus far, studies show that 1 in 13 kids suffers from a food allergy. Because of this, we're always mindful of the snacks that are around when groups of kids are present. For parents looking for some special treats for special dietary needs, Lucy's might be exactly what you're after. Her Cookies and Brownies are All-Natural, Gluten-Free, Vegan, and Allergy-Friendly with no peanuts or tree nuts, milk or eggs. In addition, everything is crafted in a dedicated bakery.
08/23/2013 - Finally allergies are made easy! Don’t have allergies? Well, then, snacking made easy because Lucy’s sweets are truly delicious.
08/19/2013 - The start of school carries extra anxiety for the parents of kids who have celiac disease or an intolerance for gluten. Packing lunch can be a challenge, as can getting everyone educated about what foods could cause problems.