Baked milk- and egg-containing diet in the management of milk and egg allergy

Highlights: In the last few years, many pediatric allergist have started to assess children with milk or egg anaphylaxis to see if they tolerate the allergen if it is baked. The majority of patients do and are advised to include

Small amounts of gluten in subjects with suspected nonceliac gluten sensitivity: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial

Highlights: Subjects with nonceliac gluten sensitivity (based on self-reported symptoms with gluten ingestion) followed a gluten-free diet and were randomized to receive capsules containing gluten or rice starch for one week and then the opposite for separate week (cross over

A practical approach to vitamin and mineral supplementation in food allergic children

Highlights: Parents that had previously seen a dietitian in a pediatric gastroenterology clinic for elimination diet counselling completed a three day food record. The aim was to see if the children were consuming micronutrient supplements to compensate for insufficient dietary

Information and support from dietary consultation for mothers of children with food allergies

Highlights: Mothers who had seen dietitians in an allergy clinic after their child was diagnosed with an immediate food allergy participated in a focus group about the service they received. In addition to the provision of typical information, the mothers

Food allergy competencies of dietitians in the United Kingdom, Australia and United States of America

Highlights: A survey was conducted for dietitians in the above mentioned countries regarding their food hypersensitivity competencies and need for further training. A greater percentage of UK and Australian dietitians were exposed to food allergy education in their basic training

Nonceliac gluten sensitivity

Highlights: In the last few years, there have been fascinating advances in understanding how food components may adversely impact the gastrointestinal tract.  These advances are discussed in the context of nonceliac gluten sensitivity. Application to Dietetic Practice: Dietitians with a

The development of a standardised diet history tool to support the diagnosis of food allergy

Highlights: An expert group of allergy specialist dietitians developed a food allergy assessment form that can be used by physicians or other health care professionals when assessing pediatric or adult food allergy patients (see link below for assessment forms). The

Elimination diets in the management of eosinophilic esophagitis

Highlights: A variety of elimination diets (elemental, six food elimination (empiric elimination) have been studied for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis. This article summarizes the evidence for each and provides two tables with practical dietary guideline s that are used

Systemic contact dermatitis to foods: nickel, BOP, and more

Highlights: Allergic contact dermatitis is a rash that occurs when an allergen touches the skin. Examples include: lotions, cosmetics, soaps, fragrances, metals, etc. The specific allergenic compound can often be identified through patch testing (physician puts a suspected compound on

Potential food allergens in medication

Highlights: An excellent overview of food allergens in medications is provide by this continuing medical education article (1 credit) from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Food allergens may be a component of the medication recipients.  With a