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06/30/2009
...Prior to your outing, write down what needs to be done in case of emergency – this will not only help you but can also serve as a guideline for any other adults onsite who can offer a hand. HAVE FUN! While it’s important to plan for your outing to ensure your child’s safety, summer is about having fun! Remember to bring activities such as coloring books and games so that food is not the...
09/16/2016
Allergy-friendly playdough is great for your kids to safely have fun. This fun modeling compound may not be a suitable option for little ones with food allergies. Don’t despair; our team took on the challenge of compiling allergy-friendly playdough recipes you can make at home with your family. Gluten-Free Baking Soda Playdough Ingredients: 2 cups baking soda 1 cup cornstarch 1.5 cups water 1 tablespoon oil Directions: Mix ingredients together in a sauce...
Elimination Diet for Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE): Things I wish I knew Before Starting
09/13/2016
...to not only manage an elimination diet but can also help find a local support group. Other websites like Inspire can help connect you with other EoE families in an online community. Families that have done this diet are a source of information for products, restaurants, hotels, and food free activities. This is a hard diet but it can be done. Find support to help make this challenging time a little bit easier for your...
01/12/2010
...soy products like tofu, leafy greens and of course, the extra calcium-rich sardines! For children with milk and soy allergies, its critical to supplement calcium with fortified foods or nutritional products (unless your kids are big sardine eaters! J). It’s also important to get enough Vitamin D because it plays a key role in the body’s absorption of calcium. Another important factor for bone health is regular exercise and weight-bearing activities. So make sure that...
02/21/2016
...Life can be like a roller coaster ride. Here’s a small description from ‘Parenthood’ – a classic movie – that might help you understand: Life is thrilling, but can be stressful at times. Challenges of day-to-day activities combined with juggling food allergies can be complicated. If you struggle to juggle food allergy anxieties regarding your kids as well as your own ‘on-edge’ feelings, you’re not alone. Below are some stress buster ideas designed with...
10/09/2008
...included in classroom parties. Start with your child’s teacher. In my experience, having the teacher communicate the “rules” for the party is the way to go. You and other parents of children with special dietary needs can provide the teacher with a list of safe treats and activities. Hopefully by this point, your child’s teacher understands how dangerous food allergies can be. If not, now would be a great time to share this important information....
11/19/2014
...why certain foods are ‘off-limits.’ Other parents might appreciate having a video to show their family before your little one comes over for a play date or a sleepover! We’ve shared some of our favorite ideas for how you can help your little one to explain food allergies and related conditions to others. What other activities have you found helpful in empowering your child to explain her medical condition to other children? –Rob McCandlish, RDN...
05/28/2015
...how it restricts the diet, major life activities affected, what foods must be omitted and what foods are allowed. It is good practice to provide updated forms each year. Ask if your district requires annual updates. Restrictive diet changes must be updated in writing and signed by a doctor. Ask the school nutrition director about food allergy management training provided to district culinary team. School nutrition departments are required to meet professional training standards, including...
   
 
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