It’s coming up on the holidays and lots of people are going to be having guests over. If you’re one of those people who like to invite people over for a good holiday dinner, (as opposed to me who likes to go eat a good holiday dinner) do you remember to ask your guests if they have any food allergies? Nut allergies are one of the biggest ones you can run into with holiday cooking. I’m allergic to almonds which makes me very careful around cookies and cakes.
This site is devoted to educating people about food allergies and anaphylaxis. When you experience a food allergy you’re body most likely has gone into one type or another of anaphylactic shock.
I’ve experienced it from medication and from food. It’s not fun and you have no idea at the time why your body is doing what it’s doing. What’s really scary is that in some cases you can die from it. So it pays to be educated about the symptoms to prevent any serious harm from happening to you.
You can check out common food allergens, and even learn how to live with a new diagnosed allergy. Believe me it takes some adjusting, I’m still getting used to checking to see if almonds are in something.