food allergies

  1. School & Education

    How to handle food allergies at school

    Dealing with your child's food allergy is never easy; however, it can be especially nerve-wracking when he is at school and not...
  2. Family Fun

    How to prepare for camp when your child has severe allergies

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    Summer camp for kids with severe allergies is possible and can be done safely with planning, communication and care from Mom and Dad.
  3. Healthy Recipes

    Lighter twists on food truck favorites

    There is no doubt that food truck food is delicious, but sometimes it isn't always the healthiest option for your ravishing tummy....
  4. Diet

    Is gluten really to blame?

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    Suspect that you may have a gluten sensitivity? Learn more about how to confirm that — or discover if it's something else.
  5. Tips & Advice

    Mom story: My kids have life-threatening food allergies

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    Jackie Ourman of Irvington, New York, is raising three boys — two with life-threatening food allergies — all while studying the...
  6. K-12

    Essentials for families with food allergies

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    If your child has a food allergy, you're going to want to make sure you know everything you need to about the allergy, and have...
  7. K-12

    How to handle food allergies during the holidays

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    Thanksgiving is all about family and food. For parents of children with food allergies, however, homemade meals and goodies prepared...
  8. K-12

    Mom story: I founded an allergy-friendly bakery

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    When Lucy Gibney, MD, discovered that her infant son had several severe food allergies, it changed her life. Even as an emergency...
  9. K-12

    Signs of food allergies in kids

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    With up to 6 percent of children under age 3 reported to have food allergies, it's important to know how to spot an allergic...
  10. Food & Recipes

    In a pickle: How to accommodate food allergies at your dinner party

    When throwing a dinner party, accommodating all of your guests' needs is crucial. And no, we're not just talking about the picky...
  11. K-12

    Guide to Valentine's Day treats at school

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    Valentine’s Day is a time of love, valentines and treats. For a child with food allergies, it can be upsetting if treats that...
  12. K-12

    When kids with food allergies are bullied

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    You probably know that food allergies are on the rise, but did you know that it’s also a way for bullies to do what they do...
  13. K-12

    Do kids with food allergies inconvenience “normal” kids?

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    Food allergies are a fact of life for many children, and some schools must make lunchtime arrangements to keep the allergic child...
  14. Cooking & Entertaining

    Handling food allergies for Thanksgiving

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    Here's how to be prepared so that no one with allergies feels left out, and you aren't caught off guard this Thanksgiving.
  15. School & Education

    Tips for going back to school gluten-free

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    Knowing how to prepare for going back to school gluten-free can ease the stress for all concerned and make for a more enjoyable...
  16. K-12

    How to manage your kids’ food allergies at school

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    Roughly 1 in 25 school-aged children are affected by food allergies. With an overwhelmingly high number of kids experiencing...
  17. K-12

    Your child's severe food allergy

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    Your child has been diagnosed with an allergy that can be life-threatening, so you were prescribed an epinephrine auto-injector....
  18. Cooking & Entertaining

    In a pickle: What to do about food allergies

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    Allergic reactions to foods can vary from a slight tickling in the throat to anaphylactic shock, so they must be taken seriously....
  19. K-12

    Entertaining kids with food allergies

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    More and more kids today have food allergies and sensitivities. While you can't eliminate every potential allergen from parties, you...
  20. K-12

    Child with peanut allergy dies at school

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    A 7-year-old girl from Virginia died after experiencing an allergic reaction to peanuts (her family believes) at school. Questions...