What is an Alpha-Gal allergy? An Alpha-Gal allergy is an allergy to alpha-gal, a sugar found in mammalian meat. Examples of mammalian meat include beef, pork, lamb and rabbit. Alpha-gal is an abbreviation for a type of sugar called galactose-α-1,3-galactose. An Alpha-Gal allergy is also called Alpha-Gal Syndrome (AGS). Although once thought to be very […]
We often think of the term “natural” as synonymous with health, but when it comes to “natural flavors”, this isn’t exactly the case.
The holiday season is often centered around bringing people together over meals and as a result, it can be a stressful time for those with dietary restrictions. What will you be able to eat? Will the host be offended if you refuse to try the dish they prepared? How do you clearly and tactfully communicate […]