FOOD ALLERGY WALK

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Food Allergy Walk Organized by FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education) , their Food Allergy Walk celebrates the heroes that keep our food allergic loved ones safe and raises funds for food allergy research, education, advocacy, and awareness. DISCLOSURE: Posts may contain affiliate links. If you purchase a product through an affiliate link, your cost will […]

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FOOD ALLERGY AWARENESS WEEK

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FOOD ALLERGY AWARENESS WEEK May is Food Allergy Action Month and specifically Food Allergy Awareness Week is May 13-19, 2018. Are you ready for it? There is a LOT we can do to raise awareness. But first, let’s start with a definition. FOOD ALLERGY DEFINED A food allergy is an immune system reaction triggered by […]

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NON-CANDY VALENTINE IDEAS

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Non-Candy Valentine Ideas Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and when you have food allergic kids, this holiday can be particularly rough. Candy is everywhere and it either has allergens or may not be cross contact safe. What’s a parent to do to make this occasion fun for even the most allergic kids? Put […]

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ORAL FOOD CHALLENGE ADVICE – FOOD ALLERGY

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ORAL FOOD CHALLENGE Are you done with tests and ready to try the REAL FOOD? If you’re at this stage, then you’re probably betting (and hoping!) that you’re likely NOT allergic to the challenge food. This should only be done in a doctor’s office, NOT at home. Below, we’ll share some oral food challenge advice so […]

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7 STEPS TO EMPOWER KIDS WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

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Empower our Kids with Food Allergies Food Allergy Facts and Statistics 1 in every 13 children in the U.S. is affected by Food Allergies 15 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.9 million children under age 18. About 30 percent of children with food allergies are allergic to more than one food. Facts cited from […]

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EASY! 5 STEPS TO AN ALLERGY SAFE HALLOWEEN

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  With Halloween right around the corner, it’s normal to feel a little apprehensive. There’s parties, food, and candy everywhere and that’s usually not a good sign when you are allergic to nuts, dairy, or anything else. But… is it possible to have an allergy safe Halloween? The sample sized candies and chocolates that are […]

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WHY YOU NEED A FOOD ALLERGY ACTION PLAN

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When it comes to an allergy (nut allergy, dairy allergy, egg allergy, or any other allergy), pediatricians and allergists usually advise strict avoidance and prescribe a pair of EpiPens in case of an allergic reaction. The EpiPens are to be brought everywhere you go. However, what else do you need to bring along with the […]

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