What can I do if my child has gluten and sugar allergies?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
When you are dealing with a gluten and sugar allergy, the idea of baked goods to celebrate a birthday may seem impossible. Luckily, there are many stores and online companies that sell gluten free baking mixes. You can find everything from gluten free all purpose baking flour to gluten free brownie mixes that don’t include sugar. You can also try alternative sweeteners such as raw honey for his sugar allergy. Raw honey is a rich source of nutrients but should not be consumed by infants.

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Food Allergies & Food Intolerance

Food Allergies & Food Intolerance

Food allergies occur when the body attacks a food it mistakes as harmful, causing symptoms such as nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, shortness of breath or hives. With food intolerance, the digestive system alone rejects the food, f...

inding it difficult to digest properly. Foods such as peanuts, shellfish, eggs, soy or wheat are the most common type of food allergens.

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