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Tips to Make Life Easier with Food Allergies

Posted on December 27, 2018

"Really struggling as I'm lactose intolerant along with wheat, nut, and citrus allergies. I had a bad reaction the other day so living like this has made me more cautious. Any advice would be appreciated." - A member on MyFoodAllergyTeam

On MyFoodAllergyTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with food allergies, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Tips to make life easier are one of the top topics most discussed.

Here are some question-and-answer threads with tips:

Where do you shop for safe food?I live a very small community without many food shopping options. Do any of you know of a allergy friendly online food store?

Can someone please suggest a website to order medical ID to tell people about my allergies?

Here are some conversations about tips :

"I'm finding I need to change the type of OTC medications more frequently, generally every other month, but with so many to choose from it's been easier."

"How to make a food diary"

"I find recipes on YouTube so that I can adapt them for myself."

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyFoodAllergyTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

I found out I had food allergies in early 1990's. It was awful trying to find foods that were safe. Today, there are so many choices.

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