We know that managing food allergies is very challenging and you need as much information and help that you can find! In order to assist you, we have compiled a list of resourceful food allergy-related websites including educational sites, blogs, advocacy groups and nonprofit organizations.
Help for Parents
Kids with Food Allergies is a nationwide nonprofit organization offering online food allergy support groups for families raising children with food allergies. Parents love their online food allergy support groups, information, news, and allergen-free recipes.
GIKids provides easy to understand information about the treatment and management of pediatric digestive conditions and nutritional disorders for children and parents.
Education and Advocacy Solutions, LLC provides an educational resource for parents, advocates, and school personnel who seek accurate and current information about advocacy strategies. Their mission is to promote social normalcy, safety and advocacy for children with food allergy, asthma and other special healthcare needs.
Go Dairy Free is a website for information on the dairy-free diet. A variety of dairy-free recipes and product reviews are available.
A Mother's Journey is an informational site for parents to learn about food allergies. Resources provided can help parents talk to their child's doctor about potential food allergies.
CURED is a not for profit foundation dedicated to those suffering from eosinophilic enteropathy, which includes eosinophlic esophagitis, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, eosinophilic colitis and other eosinophilic disorders.
APFED is a non-profit organization dedicated to patients and their families coping with eosinophilic disorders. APFED strives to expand education, create awareness, and support research while promoting advocacy among its members.
General Allergy Information
Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is a nonprofit organization that was formed in 2012 as the result of a merger between the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) and the Food Allergy Initiative (FAI). FARE works on behalf of the 15 million Americans with food allergies, including all those at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis.
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma and allergic diseases through education, advocacy and research. AAFA provides practical information, community based services and support to people through a network of Regional Chapters, Support Groups and other Local Partners around the U.S.
The American Academy of Asthma Allergy & Immunology (AAAAI) is the largest professional medical organization in the United States devoted to the allergy/immunology specialty. The AAAAI is devoted to the advancement of the knowledge and practice of allergy, asthma and immunology for optimal patient care.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is the lead Institute at the National Institutes of Health for research in food allergy. They support efforts to help better understand, prevent, and manage this disorder. NIAID supports food allergy research, from basic research in allergy and immunology to clinical trials that test new strategies to treat and prevent food allergy.
The Reflux Rebels is a site comprised of the experiences of caregivers who share the common thread of infant reflux. It is here to provide some basic information that has been of help to other families as they advocated for the most effective treatments for children.
InfantRefluxDisease.com offers a website and support group for parents living with, treating and managing, a baby or child living with infant reflux and/or pediatric GERD.
Crohn’s and Colitis
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
What websites have you found helpful in answering questions or providing information about managing food alleriges?
-Kathleen Smith, RDN, LDN