7 STEPS TO EMPOWER KIDS WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

7 STEPS TO EMPOWER KIDS WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

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 

EASY! 5 STEPS TO AN ALLERGY SAFE HALLOWEEN

EASY! 5 STEPS TO AN ALLERGY SAFE HALLOWEEN

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 

10 SURPRISING POSITIVE SIDE EFFECTS OF FOOD ALLERGIES

10 SURPRISING POSITIVE SIDE EFFECTS OF FOOD ALLERGIES

Sure our life is totally changed due to food allergies. Eating out is hard. Eating in is hard. Parties are tough. The world is not safe. I GET IT. I really do. But sometimes, you just gotta look at the bright side. Really sit down 

3 TIPS FOR HANDLING FOOD ALLERGIES AT BIRTHDAY PARTIES

3 TIPS FOR HANDLING FOOD ALLERGIES AT BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Birthday parties can definitely be a scary thing when it comes to food allergies. When the number of kids outnumbers the adults by a lot, there are so many ways that your allergic child could come into contact with their allergens. Not to worry, I’m 

WHY YOU NEED A FOOD ALLERGY ACTION PLAN

WHY YOU NEED A FOOD ALLERGY ACTION PLAN

  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. 

BRILLIANT WAY TO PRACTICE THE EPIPEN RIGHT NOW

BRILLIANT WAY TO PRACTICE THE EPIPEN RIGHT NOW

PRACTICE THE EPIPEN Do you know how to use your EpiPen? Are you ready to administer it if a serious allergic reaction occurs? You want to be confident that you’ll know what to do and how it will feel. Like the saying goes, PRACTICE MAKES 

NUT-FREE CHOCOLATE BRANDS

NUT-FREE CHOCOLATE BRANDS

Allergen friendly, nut-free chocolate brands that will make your life a whole lot easier! Top allergens and facility info listed for each.

NUT-FREE GRANOLA BAR BRANDS

NUT-FREE GRANOLA BAR BRANDS

The convenience of snack bars is just unbeatable so we always have a stash of bars in the car, just in case! They’re also perfect for school snacks! Here a list of nut-free granola bar brands that will make your life a whole lot easier! 

HOW ORAL IMMUNOTHERAPY (OIT) CHANGED OUR LIFE

HOW ORAL IMMUNOTHERAPY (OIT) CHANGED OUR LIFE

What is Oral Immunotherapy (OIT)? Food Allergy OIT or Oral immunotherapy is a method of inducing your immune system to tolerate a food that it is currently over-reacting to. In OIT, allergenic foods are introduced into the system in gradually increasing amounts. The goal is 

MANAGING FOOD ALLERGIES AT SCHOOL – EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW

MANAGING FOOD ALLERGIES AT SCHOOL – EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW

ALLERGIES AT SCHOOL Sending a child with food allergies to school is no easy task. It’s difficult to hand over the reins to someone else. When a child has a nut allergy, dairy allergy, gluten intolerance, or any other allergy, there are so many potential