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Keep Kids with Food Allergies Safe During the Holidays

Keep the holidays happy this season! Educate your loved ones about your child's food allergies before holiday events to help keep them safe and happy. Today more than 6-million kids and their families are managing a food allergy. Holiday time can be especially isolating if you don't have a family action plan in place.

The Balancing Actยฎ airing on Lifetime Televisionยฎ featured Kids With Food Allergies in a recent series on food allergies. The second episode focuses on spreading food allergies awareness for the holidays.

Watch now: "Holiday Health for Food Allergies":

In the segment, Michele Cassalia, spokesperson for Kids With Food Allergies, discusses:

  • First holidays after food allergy diagnosis
  • Alerting family and friends about your child's food allergies
  • Emergency care plans
  • Signs of an allergic reaction
  • Prevention and preparation tips (how to cook safe food)
  • Holiday planning
  • Non-food holiday traditions



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Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). AAFA is the largest and oldest nonprofit patient organization dedicated to asthma and allergies. KFA educates families and communities with practical food allergy management strategies to save lives and improve the quality of life for children and their families. Our online community includes public blogs. To post a comment, you will need to register or sign in. Registered members have access to additional specialized support forums for food allergies. Registration is free!

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A Division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
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