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10 Facts About Food Allergies

Did you know?: Eight foods account for 90 percent of all reactions: peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish. You may often hear these allergens referred to as the “top 8”. Food allergies affect 1 in every 13 children (under 18 years of age) in the U.S. That’s roughly two in every…… Continue reading 10 Facts About Food Allergies

Allergy Journey: Sarah

My Journey: The First ER Visit

The Emergency Room.  Just thinking about those words gives me anxiety. Although my family has been to the emergency room for various reasons, I want to share with you what it was like when Kenna experienced a food reaction causing her to go to the ER. This was our first serious reaction, and it could…… Continue reading My Journey: The First ER Visit

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A Food Allergy Thanksgiving

I am in the middle of frantically making Thanksgiving food substitutions for my family, but I thought I would give you a quick glance of what a “food allergy Thanksgiving” is for us. This year I am not hosting (yay!) but that only cuts out a portion of the work. You see, when I host,…… Continue reading A Food Allergy Thanksgiving