Join me For Food Allergy Awareness Week

This week, May 14th – 20th, is Food Allergy Awareness Week.

Here are some well-known facts from Kidswithfoodallergies.org

**A food allergy = body’s immune system sees a certain food as harmful and reacts against it. Symptoms can be life-threatening.

**Food allergies among children increased ~50% between 1997 and 2011 and now affect 6 million or 1 in 13 US children.

**Antihistamines will not reverse anaphylaxis. The first line of treatment for severe allergic reaction is epinephrine.

**There is no cure for food allergies yet. Some studies have shown promising results. http://ctt.ec/CbQE0+

**Food allergies are on the rise, but no one knows why.

**Read food labels every time you buy a product, even if you’ve used that product before.

**Hand sanitizers do not remove food proteins. Use soap and water or wipes instead.

How Can You Spread the Word About Food Allergies?

This information is provided for educational and informational purposes only, to educate you about gluten-free living and as a self-help tool for your own use. It is not meant to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure. Use this information at your own risk based on your own judgment. Always seek the advice of your own Medical Provider regarding any questions or concerns you have about your specific health or any medications. This information is not allowed to be reproduced, replicated, or sold.

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