Study Shows Late Introduction of Solid Foods Associated with Increased Risk of Allergic Sensitization by Age 5

On January 4, 2010, in Diet & Nutrition, by Bioveda Wellness Administrator

A study published in the “Pediatrics” the official journal of the American Association of Pediatrics shows that late introduction of solid foods during infancy is directly related to the likelihood a food or inhalant sensitivity develops by age 5. The study involved 994 children with susceptibility to type 1 diabetes for whom information on breastfeeding, age at the introduction of solid foods, and allergen-specific immunoglobulin E levels at 5 years was available (using data from The Finnish Type 1 Diabetes Prediction and Prevention Nutrition Study). The results of the study are reported as follows:

Holidays, Stress and Allergies

On December 22, 2009, in Uncategorized, by Bioveda Wellness Administrator

For many, the holiday season brings joy but also stress. Many of our doctors are writing about stress this week and how it impacts health, specifically your bodies response to stress and it’s link to allergies:

Genetically Modified Food and Allergies – What are we eating?

On December 10, 2009, in Diet & Nutrition, by Bioveda Wellness Administrator

There is a lot of concern today about genetically-modified foods and for good reason – no one really knows how safe they are!
Genetically Modified Organisms have also been known to cause allergic reactions in people who previously did not show sensitivity to the product in question. GMOs offer a unique challenge to a person’s battle against allergies and attempt to find allergy relief. It makes it more difficult to define the true cause of a food allergy if you don’t know what you’re truly eating.

The Shocking Truth About Allergies

On December 8, 2009, in Uncategorized, by Bioveda Wellness Administrator

The following article is provided by Dr. Jeremy Johnson with BioVeda Health and Wellness Center of Spring Hill, TN.
Allergies may seem straightforward: You’re exposed to allergens like dust, mold or animal dander, you get watery eyes, you sneeze and you feel miserable. But you may be surprised to learn why some people suffer more than others. Here, are some shocking facts about what may really be making you feel bad.

Skin Care and Beauty Products; What’s Really Behind That “Organic” Label

On December 2, 2009, in Uncategorized, by Bioveda Wellness Administrator

Heard the saying ‘You are what you eat’? Well, the same adage applies to what you put on your skin or in your hair. These chemicals are absorbed into the body’s tissues, and may be causing allergic reactions that you aren’t even aware of. Pregnant women should also note that the fetus absorbs everything you take in as well. While such treatments as Neurological Stress Reduction Therapy can reduce some of the symptoms of exposure to these substances, and thousands more, there are still long-term health effects.

Allergy-Free Thanksgiving Feast

On November 20, 2009, in Diet & Nutrition, by Jennifer

This year my family is hosting an allergy-free Thanksgiving for my brother, his wife and two girls, one of whom is allergic to many common foods and food additives. I’m already limited by my own son’s food sensitivities, which include mild orange and oat allergies.

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