Nutrition and the Child With Food Allergies: A Family Affair (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, hosted a free educational webinar on March 31, 2015, featuring Debra Indorato, RDN, from our Medical Advisory Team.

 

Deb discussed “Nutrition and Food Allergies: A Family Affair.” She talked about:

 

  • What nutrients are missing from an allergen-restricted diet?
  • What nutrients does the allergic child’s family need?
  • What nutrients do children need?
  • What formula is needed after 1 year?
  • Safe alternatives to milk and other allergens
  • Child-friendly ways to add nutrients

The video and resources are below:

 

 

An attendee gave this review as the most valuable part of the webinar:


This webinar encouraged me to look for a nutritionist that specializes in food allergies/pediatrics. My 18 month-old son needs to avoid 9 different foods including milk, wheat, egg, soy and oat, substituting foods while meeting caloric needs is quite challenging. Thanks for all the info and ideas!

 

We thank Deb for volunteering her time and discussing what parents must consider in order to see that everyone in the home has their nutritional needs met when adjusting to life with food allergies.

 

We also thank Mylan Specialty for sponsoring this educational program. 


RESOURCES

 

Nutrition and Food Safety For Students with Food Allergies (Video and Resources)
Free webinar hosted by Kids With Food Allergies on August 20, 2013, featuring guest speakers Dayle Hayes, MS, RD, and Debra Indorato, RDN.

 

The Dietician’s Role in Food Allergy Management

Is Your Food Allergic Child’s Diet Nutritionally Balanced?

  

Replacing Lost Nutrients Due to Food Allergies

 

Allergen Avoidance Lists

 

Formula Options for Infants with Food Allergies

How to Cook and Bake Free of Allergens
 

SafeEats™ Allergy Friendly Recipes

  

Choosing Safe Foods: How To Read Labels So You Can Avoid Food Allergens

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OTHER RESOURCES

 

Nutrition Data

School Meals That Rock
 

Kids With Food Allergies Food and Cooking Support Forum

Connect with other parents learning to adjust to life in the kitchen with food allergies.

 

AAFA.org
Research, advocacy and educational resources for asthma and allergic diseases. AAFA is the nation's oldest and largest asthma and allergy advocacy organization.

KidsWithFoodAllergies.org
Educational resources, free webinars, videos, support, recipes and more. KFA is a division of AAFA.

 

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