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It’s Hard to Find Trustworthy Food Allergy Information!

I shared the below on my blog, Food Allergy Buzz, but I think this short list is worth sharing here too.

I’ve been active in the online food allergy community for about 16 years now. There are a lot of food allergy organizations and websites nowadays — a great many more than when my son was first diagnosed all those years ago — but there are only a small handful that provide information that is consistently accurate and objective.

Which ones have the most reliable and objective information, and practical food allergy management tips?

My current top picks are the following. These websites will help you empower yourself and not live in fear!

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)

Allergy & Asthma Network

Food Allergy Awareness Connection Team (FAACT)

Kids with Food Allergies (KFA)

The Zestfull

#FoodAllergies #foodallergy


You either have an IgE #foodallergy or not

Did you know that with IgE #foodallergies, there really is no such thing as a mild or severe allergy? You either have a #foodallergy or not. Moreover, there is still no test to determine allergy severity or accurately predict severity of reactions. Numbers and classes listed on blood tests don't indicate severity even though many people believe they do!

Dr. Dave Stukus's article on Kids With Food Allergies Foundation's website explains testing & results:


How can you differentiate between a #foodallergy and a #foodsensitivity ? Are there specific signs your body shows?

I'm in my mid-20s and think I may have an issue with digesting dairy now but can't tell. I have a younger sister that's in her early 20s and she has a dairy sensitivity.