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National Food Allergy Week May 9th – 15th

According to Food Allergy Research and Education, an estimated 32 million people have food allergies.

1 in 10 adults; 1 in 13 children

Severe signs of an allergic reaction:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Swelling of tongue or throat
  • Hives

Usually less severe signs:

  • Upset stomach
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache

Allergen Testing: Many companies offer IGG and IGE food allergen tests. Consult your doctor for more information.

Elimination Diet: Consult your doctor for the best elimination diet for you. Eliminating processed foods, non-organic foods and known inflammatories like dairy and gluten are a good way to start.

If you think you’ve had an allergic reaction, call your doctor, 911 or go to the emergency room.