Q: I’m a university student with food allergies. I’ve heard that if you accidentally eat a food with your allergen while also drinking alcohol, your allergic reaction will be worse. Why would that happen?
Q: My son goes to high school this fall and wants to try out for the football team. He has peanut and nut allergies, so is there a risk of him coming in contact with nut residue on the ball? Other boys will eat products containing these foods.
Living at university can be daunting for special-diet students. But the good news is that, from searchable online menus to purple free-from zones, colleges are starting to get with the allergy-friendly program.
Across the nation, these safe havens rise to every special occasion. Allergic Living hits the road to find the country’s sweetest allergy-safe bakeries.
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It’s time for a change – and a new kitchen can be a great way to give your home a serious spring spruce-up, and make it healthier, too. But if you or someone in your family has allergies and asthma, there are important steps you need to take.
When you have wheat allergy, your immune system sees it as a dangerous foreign substance and takes action, fighting back with antibodies known as Immunoglobulin E, or IgE.