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The Key to Peace of Mind AND Increased Efficiency

You’ve heard about the “meal prep” trend, and – let us tell you – it’s a trend because it WORKS! People who dedicate one day of the week to preparing meals for the rest of their week report that they’ve lost weight, saved money, increased their energy, and become more productive at work! This is […]

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Do You Need an Air Purifier?

You’ve heard the buzz. Every time you complain about sneezing through the night or about your dog’s hair driving you crazy, you have a friend that tells you about how their air purifier  completely changed their life. We’ve been there too, and we’re here to tell you that the hype is well-deserved. While they won’t […]

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Avoiding a Valentine’s Day Disaster

It’s the most romantic day of the year! But, as all of us food allergy sufferers know, candlelit dinners can turn sour very quickly if one of your allergy triggers sneaks onto your plate. If you know what restaurant you’ll be going to, be sure to call ahead (or check the restaurant’s website) to see […]

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Our 15 Favorite Allergy-Friendly Super Bowl Recipes

Whether you’re cooking for a crowd, just your family, or for your child to take a snack to a Super Bowl party, there’s no reason why your gluten-free or allergy-friendly party food shouldn’t be equally as festive as other pickings in the spread! We’ve collected our favorite recipes from some of our favorite blogs to […]

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Planning for the Unthinkable

The parents of Oakley Debbs, an 11-year-old asthma and food allergy sufferer who tragically passed away after unintentionally consuming a nut product over Thanksgiving, are spreading an important message about preventing anaphylaxis deaths. To those dealing with asthma and food allergies: You need a plan. For their son, the nut allergy was an easily avoided […]

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Dr. Kaufman Named Shreveport Lead Physician & Medical Director!

We are proud to announce that BreatheAmerica Shreveport’s Dr. David Kaufman has been elevated to the position of lead physician and medical director. Dr. David Kaufman is a board-certified Allergist and Immunologist, specializing in asthma, nasal and sinus allergies, food allergies, and atopic eczema. He received his MD from George Washington University and completed his […]

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Lactose-Intolerance vs. Milk Allergies

Have you ever been curious about the differences between lactose-intolerance and milk allergies? Maybe you assumed they were the same thing  – sufferers of both avoid milk, after all. Let us clear up any confusion. Here are the most significant differences between the two:   Causes When you’re lactose-intolerant, your body has insufficient amounts of […]

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BreatheAmerica Recipe Guide!

Gluten Free Recipe Collection Earlier this month, we asked everyone in the BreatheAmerica community— staff, doctors, nurses, patients, parents of patients, friends of patients, everyone!— to send in their favorite gluten and allergen-free recipes so that we could share them in time for the holidays! We received so many wonderful submissions, and we’ve compiled them […]

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Are you at risk for winter allergies?

While winter presents many opportunities to keep your family inside—watching movies, playing board games, cooking together, making memories! – it may be keeping harmful allergens into your home as well! 1: Mold and Mildew. The winter months are cold and damp everywhere in the country. When leaves are piled on your roof and around the […]

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What is Your Favorite Gluten Free Recipe?

The days of boring gluten-and-allergy-free cooking are long gone! As the number of people with food allergies grows—in addition to the growing number of people cutting gluten and other common allergy triggers out of their diets by choice— there are more recipes than ever for allergy sufferers! Pinterest is great, but we want to build […]

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