Food Allergy Survey and Research

By day, I'm a user researcher and user experience (UX) software designer at an international corporation. I've never talked about it on the blog before because I was trying to keep my work life separate. That's over. I've decided that going forward, I intend to apply my skills as a user researcher and designer to ...

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Petition to Declare Corn an Official Allergen

This Move On petition made it into my RSS feed this morning and I just had to share it with you. It would be such a boon for all of us corn allergy sufferers to have it accurately labeled. I know it's part of my long-term goals to increase ingredient transparency across the board. I hope you ...

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Folate: If You Can’t Make It, You Gotta Take It!

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Earlier this year I had a series of medical tests run, including a DNA test. My doctor found that I had a genetic defect in the MTHFR gene that means I can't activate the folate (B-9) I get from food. I was surprised to find out that it's not that uncommon. 20-30% of people with European ...

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Review: My New Discovery in Dealing with Airborne Corn

I've discovered a supplement that has helped me deal with all the airborne corn. You know—the popcorn, perfume and cleaners. Ugh! Popcorn: No Longer Theater Potpourri Popcorn has been an issue for several years now. I first connected it to my intense headaches when I saw Les Misérables. I was miserable and (spoiler alert!) not just because Hugh ...

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Corn-free Every Day Link Party – Jun 09, 2015

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The Corn-free Link Party is Back for the Summer! The move is complete but the unpacking is never-ending! But I have a brand-new kitchen in my new home and I can't wait to make all sorts of fabulous new recipes for you. My tip for this week was a created out of necessity during my move.   Tip #4: Batch Prep ...

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Corn-free Every Day Link Party – Apr 25, 2015

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Extra Extended Uber Link Party I'm busy moving for the next few weeks. So I've decided to give you an extra long link party to play with while I concentrate on the mundane tasks of packing/unpacking and transferring utilities. This party will end on June 5th. Then we'll go back to the regular weekly party. To stretch ...

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