Living with Dietary Restrictions: Soy

Living with Dietary Restrictions: Soy

Every day virtually everyone enjoys some food that involves an element of soy. For those with a soy allergy this can put a crimp into the average meal.

Eggs

Living with Dietary Restrictions: Eggs

While eggs are harder to avoid than other food allergens, it does affect fewer people. However, it is still important to know the ins and outs of the allergy.

Living with Dietary Restrictions: Shellfish and Fish

Shellfish/fish allergies are two of the top food allergies with 6.9 million allergic to one or both. However, overall shellfish/fish are easier to avoid.

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Living with Dietary Restrictions: Tree Nuts and Peanuts

While it’s not the most common aversion, nut allergies have increased in recent years, even doubling in occurance from 1997 to 2002. Here are a few tips to keep you in the know on nut allergies.

Living with Dietary Restrictions: Aspartame

When viewing blogs in our Living with Dietary Restrictions series, you will notice the topics vary.  Sometimes we will cover foods or products a person must avoid due to an allergy and other times we will discuss foods avoided by choice–and this time we’re talking about aspartame. As a restaurant owner, you most likely have […]

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Living with Dietary Restrictions: Vegetarian and Vegan

Remember back when you were younger and you parents demanded you eat your veggies? A study done by Vegetarian Times found that the U.S. alone has, “7.3 million people follow a vegetarian-based diet” and “1 million, of those are vegans.”

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Living with Dietary Restrictions: Gluten-Free

Have you had a sandwich this week for lunch?  If so, it was probably some type of meat and/or veggies inside a nice thick bun or maybe some delicious doughy bread.  Imagine that same sandwich, only take away the bun or bread and you’d be more accurately describing a meal fit for someone who is gluten-free.  […]

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Living with Dietary Restrictions: Dairy Free

Think about what you’re planning to have to eat today.  Does a dairy product make it onto the menu?  If you’re part of the 75% of the world’s population that is lactose intolerant to some extent or a lower 3% with a milk allergy, you may be giving a bit more thought to your daily […]