The Importance of Ongoing Food Allergy Training in Food Service
02-14-2018 by My Kid's Food Allergies

The Importance of Ongoing Food Allergy Training in Food Service

For over 60 years, the primary focus at most restaurants was centered on how to make good food and best serve their customers with minimal limitations or risk. Today, the plot thickens. Food allergies are Read More

How Restaurants and Food Service Kitchens Can Avoid Cross Contact
01-24-2018 by My Kid's Food Allergies

How Restaurants and Food Service Kitchens Can Avoid Cross Contact

Once upon a time, people who suffered with food allergies did so at home only, never daring to brave the tables of local eateries out of fear that they might accidentally eat something they are Read More

Food Allergy and Gluten-Free Accommodations on College Campuses
01-19-2018 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Food Allergy and Gluten-Free Accommodations on College Campuses

The first year at college is a time of of both excitement and uncertainty for students and parents alike. Students are eager to live on their own, gaining newfound independence, but at the same time, Read More

Why Do Some People Develop Food Allergies Later in Life?
01-04-2018 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Why Do Some People Develop Food Allergies Later in Life?

If you are an adult who has been recently diagnosed with a food allergy, then you know the struggles that accompany adult-onset food allergy. Previously, you were probably able to order just about anything from Read More

Food Sensitivities May Contribute to Thyroid Autoimmune Disorders
12-29-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Food Sensitivities May Contribute to Thyroid Autoimmune Disorders

Food allergies and sensitivities can play a detrimental role in one’s body, leading to inflammation throughout. One key area that is vulnerable to changes both inside and outside of the body is the thyroid, which Read More

Researchers Identify Six Genes Linked to Peanut Allergy Reaction
12-27-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Researchers Identify Six Genes Linked to Peanut Allergy Reaction

A new study was published in Nature Communications earlier this month that could help people with peanut allergies. Researchers have identified six genes that are responsible for activating hundreds of other genes in children who Read More

Does Celiac Disease Run in Families?
12-21-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Does Celiac Disease Run in Families?

If someone in your family has been diagnosed with celiac disease, you may be left wondering if you or other family members should be concerned about having or developing the condition. The short answer is Read More

Winter 2017 Food Allergy Research Roundup
12-14-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Winter 2017 Food Allergy Research Roundup

This Fall produced some interesting developments in the area of food allergy research. One study focuses on a protein linked with asthma that may shine some light on healthcare professionals’ ability to predict the efficacy Read More

Food Allergies or Celiac Disease May Land You a Tax Deduction
12-12-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Food Allergies or Celiac Disease May Land You a Tax Deduction

Anyone who has experience with food allergies or celiac disease knows not only the difficult and painful symptoms that come along with them, but also the struggle that accompanies the process of looking for foods Read More

Are Gluten Intolerance and Poor Gallbladder Health Related?
12-06-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Are Gluten Intolerance and Poor Gallbladder Health Related?

Celiac disease and gluten intolerance are gradually becoming more recognized within today’s medical communities. Although there is progress, individuals with either of these conditions continue to go undiagnosed, because they present with a collection of Read More

How to Overcome Obstacles to Carrying and Using Epinephrine Injectors
11-22-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

How to Overcome Obstacles to Carrying and Using Epinephrine Injectors

The epinephrine auto-injector, commonly referred to by the brand name EpiPen, is a device that delivers life-saving medicine to someone experiencing anaphylaxis. If you have a child with a food allergy that has caused anaphylaxis, Read More

Food Allergies in Developing Countries
11-20-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Food Allergies in Developing Countries

Food allergies have largely been found to be a major health issue in developed and western countries. Data suggest that food allergies are less common in developing regions of the world, but there may be Read More