Is It Possible to Be Allergic to All Food?
04-20-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Is It Possible to Be Allergic to All Food?

Some people have multiple food allergies that make it tricky to find foods that are suitable for them to eat and provide enough nutritional variety. For such individuals, it can definitely feel like they are Read More

When Culture and Food Allergies Collide
04-17-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

When Culture and Food Allergies Collide

There’s an unfortunate stereotype that exists in the minds of people who aren’t familiar with food allergies: “It’s a phenomenon that only affects rich white kids, whose parents spoil them and their picky eating.” It’s Read More

Are Food Allergies Contagious?
04-14-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Are Food Allergies Contagious?

People familiar with food allergies may roll their eyes at the question, and yet it is an undeniably common one: are food allergies contagious? Fortunately, food allergies can’t be spread like the common cold. Your Read More

Is the Anesthetic Propofol Dangerous for People With Soy or Egg Allergies?
04-12-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Is the Anesthetic Propofol Dangerous for People With Soy or Egg Allergies?

Food allergens show up in some unexpected places. For example, did you know that the common general anesthetic Propofol (also known as Dipivan) contains soybean oil and egg proteins? Propofol is administered intravenously and is Read More

Allergy Sniffing Dogs: Could Your Child Benefit?
04-09-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Allergy Sniffing Dogs: Could Your Child Benefit?

Dogs are incredible animals, and in more ways than one! They provide companionship, are easy to train and happen to have an astonishing precise sense of smell. All of those factors combine to transform dogs Read More

Overwhelmed When Grocery Shopping for Food Allergies? This Site Can Help!
04-05-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Overwhelmed When Grocery Shopping for Food Allergies? This Site Can Help!

As the saying goes, necessity is the mother of invention. The creators of the Sage Project were frustrated and overwhelmed when grocery shopping and reading label after label after label only to be confused by Read More

20 Celebrities With Peanut Allergies, Plus 10 Famous Peanut Allergy Parents
04-03-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

20 Celebrities With Peanut Allergies, Plus 10 Famous Peanut Allergy Parents

Fame and fortune don’t help much when it comes to food allergies! (Although a personal chef would admittedly be fabulous!!) Worrying about cross-contamination, avoiding hidden ingredients, explaining dietary needs to waiters at restaurants, and explaining Read More

Are Food Allergies a Disability?
03-29-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Are Food Allergies a Disability?

Pose the question, “Are food allergies a disability?” to kids with food allergies, or their parents, and you might get a variety of answers. Some might say yes, food allergies can prevent kids from experiencing Read More

Probiotics for Food Allergies: Is It Just Another Gimmick?
03-27-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Probiotics for Food Allergies: Is It Just Another Gimmick?

We’re still waiting for the day when headlines will announce that a cure for food allergies has been found. In the meantime, our newsfeeds are full of smaller stories about intriguing findings that might lead Read More

Why Do Some People Question Whether Food Allergies Are Real?
03-22-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Why Do Some People Question Whether Food Allergies Are Real?

Here’s a maddening scenario: Your young daughter has made a new friend and has been invited over to her house to have a sleepover. You want your daughter to have a fun experience and be Read More

Recent Legislation Improves Access to Epinephrine
03-20-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Recent Legislation Improves Access to Epinephrine

For children with food allergies, packing their epinephrine carrying case is as important as remembering to pack their lunch. Epinephrine is a constant companion to school, on field trips, to sports practice and on virtually Read More

Are These Bad Habits Actually Protecting Your Kids From Allergies?
03-16-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Are These Bad Habits Actually Protecting Your Kids From Allergies?

Nail biting and thumb sucking are habits most parents try to nip in the bud before they become ingrained habits. But a recent study noted a 30 to 40 percent decrease in the development of Read More