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How To Plan A Party For Guests With Food Allergies
Event and party planning can feel overwhelming, especially if there are guests with food restrictions. From wedding receptions to conferences to birthday parties, what can you do to keep your guests safe? What is the role of the guest in communicating their food needs? What should parents of allergic children do when their child is invited to a birthday party?
Want to know more about cannabis and the advantages and risks associated with using it? In this video podcast, host Tanya Allen interviews Stephanie Karasick, Founder & Chief Creative Officer at Strainprint Technologies, and Dr. Danial Schecter, MD, a practicing family physician and co-founder of the Canabo Medical Clinic.
The Inflammation-Food Connection
One of AFN’s most popular podcasts is The Inflammation-Food Connection. According to naturopath Dr. Audrey Sasson, inflammation is essentially the body’s response to any damage, internal or external. In a Q & A published by Harvard Health Publishing, Dr. Deepak Bhatt, M.D., M.PH. states that inflammation is the body’s natural response to protect itself against harm and there are two types: acute and chronic. According to Dr. Bhatt, acute inflammation occurs “when you bang your knee or cut your finger.
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