Food Allergies Articles

Anaphylaxis: What I Learned After My Child Had a Severe Reaction to Food

By the time my older daughter was 13-months-old, I had been making homemade baby food and introducing new foods for quite some time. While I usually had hummus in the refrigerator, I never thought to give it to her. So one day, I decided that if she liked...

6 Tips To Manage Your Kid’s Food Allergies During The Holidays

When you have a child with food allergies like I do, keeping them safe during holiday parties and family get-togethers can be challenging. Between new types of foods, homemade dishes with secret ingredients and all those Christmas cookies, you’ll be laser-focused on...

Food Allergies: Food Substitutions for 8 Common Allergens

If your children are among the nearly 6 million children in the U.S. who have food allergies, you know avoidance is the first step. Yet if the foods your kids are allergic to are also a significant source of nutrition, it’s important to know what food substitutions...

10 Ways To Cope With Your Child’s Food Allergies

As a mom with a child who has food allergies, I know how nerve-wracking it can be to eat out, go to birthday parties and spend holidays together. When my daughter was a year old, I introduced a new food and within 10 minutes, her body was covered in hives. It was a...