Today’s episode is going to answer a lot of questions I get from you all on the topic of food allergies. It feels like every family is struggling with this in some way today, and a lot of parents are asking: what in the world is going on?
Dr. Katie Marks-Cogan is both a mom and a board-certified MD who specializes in allergy, immunology, and internal medicine. She is also the chief allergist and a member of the scientific advisory board for Ready, Set, Food!, a cutting-edge new product designed to help parents reverse the trend.
Episode Highlights With Ready, Set, Food!
- Reasons why more and more kids (and adults) are struggling with reactions to food
- Why some food allergies become life-threatening
- The differences between a food allergy and a food intolerance
- Why doctors are now reversing their recommendation to delay introduction of dairy, eggs, and even peanuts
- How to prevent food allergies from ever forming (hint: start early!)
- A common vitamin deficiency that could be making the problem worse
- What you can add to your baby’s first food or bottle to decrease their risk
- And more!
Resources We Mention
More From Wellness Mama
- 299: How Serenity Kids Is Revolutionizing the Baby Food Industry
- 31: How to Know If You Have Gluten Sensitivity
- 125: Understanding Food Intolerance & Fighting for Your Family with JJ Virgin
- 155: Thriving With Food Allergies or Intolerance & Crushing Life With the Paleo Chef
- The GAPS Diet: Help for Food Allergies and Gut Issues?
- Do You Have a Stinking Gut? (And Why You Should Want One)
- Guide to Healthy Baby Food
- Best Baby Probiotics for Infants
- Natural & Organic Baby Formula Options
- Gluten Is Not a Food Group
Do you or someone in your family struggle with food allergies? There’s so many questions still unanswered for parents… please send them on to me and we will try to tackle them! You can drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let me know!
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