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Travelling while following a six food exclusion diet…

During the time that I followed the six food exclusion diet, I also attended conferences, which included travelling in the US and Europe. It was not easy but totally doable.   Breakfast American hotels Breakfasts mainly consisted of oatmeal made with water, fruit/fruit salad and a suitable yogurt, which I packed in my checked bag. … Continue reading Travelling while following a six food exclusion diet…

Practical Tips for implementing a six-food elimination diet (SFED)

Following a six-food exclusion diet (SFED), which involves avoiding all foods containing the six most common food allergens in the United States, can be challenging for families to implement. It is used to treat some food allergy conditions and eosinophilic gastrointestinal conditions, such as eosinophilic esophagitis. As a dietitian and researcher who works with patients … Continue reading Practical Tips for implementing a six-food elimination diet (SFED)

The International Guidelines on Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis and the the driving force behind them

International Consensus Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) were published recently in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. I have summarized the paper and highlighted the most important points in this blog. As much as this paper was a mammoth task led by Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn and Matt Greenhawt, … Continue reading The International Guidelines on Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis and the the driving force behind them

Common myths regarding food allergy

I recently did a blog on common myths regarding food allergy with Dr David Fleischer, featured on the Asthma Allergies Children website.   Food Allergy Urban Myths: Two Experts Separate Fiction from Fact Thanks to those that have helped to put our list together: Marion Groetch (USA), Berber Vlieg-Boerstra (The Netherlands), Rosan Meyer (France), Hannah Hunter … Continue reading Common myths regarding food allergy