The majority of us don’t think twice when breakfast, lunch, or dinner time rolls around. We tap into our cravings or our favorite home-cooked meals without any hesitation about what the ingredient list looks like or how a facility manufactures a product.
However, this isn’t the case for the 10% of Americans who suffer from food allergies. That amounts to 32 million Americans who need to take extra food precautions to avoid potentially fatal allergic reactions.
The number of people with food allergies grows by the year, and the impact is mounting. Food allergies send 200,000 Americans to the emergency room annually, according to Food Allergy Research & Education, the largest nonprofit organization that heads up food allergy education and research.
We’ll explain common food allergies and explore measures you can take to better manage food allergies and avoid dangerous symptoms. More...