More kids are being diagnosed with food allergies. The most common are milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, wheat, soy & sesame.
The holiday season is a festive time, but can present unique challenges for children with food allergies and their parents.
The New England Journal of Medicine recently published two studies that strengthen evidence that feeding peanuts and other allergy-inducing foods to babies is more likely to protect them than to cause problems. Given previous recommendations, focused on food-avoidance, parents may be surprised by the latest research. In this Q & A, Dr. Wan-Yin Chan, CHOC […]
There are many things a family should consider before deciding to rid the house of one child’s food allergens.
Having a child with a food allergy can be challenging at times, but with care and menu planning, these kids can lead happy and healthy lives free of allergic reactions. “These kids can live a normal life and with proper education, this problem is very manageable,” says Dr. Mark. Ellis, director of the allergy, asthma […]
Food allergies can be rough on children and their families. Children, especially if they are older, may feel depressed or angry about having foods taken away from them. Younger children may feel frustrated about not being able to eat the things their friends are eating, and may not fully understand why they have been put […]