Tag Archives: Food

At detention facilities, migrant children plead for basics: food, medicine, soap and a bit of solace – CNN

A scared 5-year-old boy separated from his dad pleads for medicine for his cough. Some detainees make the most basic requests: a blanket, toothbrush, soap, a bite to eat, somewhere to wash their hands. One boy says a modicum of solace would go a long way. “I am in a room with dozens of other… Read More »

Food as medicine: Doctors are prescribing broccoli and bananas alongside beta blockers – Houston Chronicle

WASHINGTON – Adrienne Dove pulled up to the checkout line of the Giant grocery store in Washington with a cart filled with cabbage, bananas and bagged string beans. The register rang $ 20.60. Instead of cash or card, Dove paid with a Produce Rx voucher from the store pharmacy. The Giant in the most impoverished… Read More »

8 Most Common Food Allergies

A food allergy reaction occurs when your immune system overreacts to a food or a substance in a food, identifying it as a danger and triggering a protective response.  90 percent of all food allergies are related to one of these eight foods,  Common food Allergens: Milk: It is one of the most common food… Read More »