How to Cope with Food Allergies
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August

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /


How to Cope with Food Allergies. Some people still think of food allergies
as something you can outgrow. But don’t take your allergies lightly − coping
with food allergies is a full-time job. You will need Food labels Research Medical
bracelet Action plan Consistent diet Allergy-free cookbook Balanced diet Diligence and epipen
(optional). Step 1. Read food labels to avoid allergy-inducing
foods. Companies are not required by law to report
every ingredient, so do all you can to find out everything you can. Food with hydrolyzed protein can contain dairy
products. Step 2. Wear a medical bracelet. If you are unable to speak in the time it
takes for your allergic reaction to begin shutting your system down, companions and
strangers can find help and provide information. No drug can cure a food allergy, but you can
save yourself when an attack starts by using an EpiPen — emergency epinephrine delivery
device. But be sure to get to the hospital within
20 minutes after use. Step 3. Research sulfites and be sure to ask restaurants
whether menu items include sulfites, peanut products, or other allergens. Step 4. Notify primary people in your life or your
children’s lives so they know what to do in case of life-threatening contact. Write and distribute an action plan to schools
and friends. Step 5. Follow your special diet. Be consistent and don’t waver, regardless
of how long it’s been since you suffered an attack. Step 6. Buy and use an allergy-free cookbook. Find alternative foods that can become a staple
of your diet. Balance your foods nutritionally while you’re
eliminating allergens. Step 7. Wash dishes, utensils, pots, and pans thoroughly
to ensure you don’t accidentally ingest something. Educate yourself on cross contamination. Did you know The National Institutes of Health
reported in 2007 that over 30,000 anaphylactic attacks occur annually, resulting in 100 to
200 deaths in the U.S.


10 thoughts on “How to Cope with Food Allergies

  1. 1) I figured that an Epi-Pen is the LAST thing to be categorized as "optional".
    2) I once saw these printable "chef cards" that people with food allergies and/or intolerances can give to the waitstaff, who can in turn give it to the kitchen staff. Waitstaff aren't always going to know if an ingredient includes an allergen.

  2. More fake chewing. Realy? Wasn't there fake chewing in one howcast video where the person was making an after school snack or something like that?

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