National Jewish Health food allergy expert BJ Lanser, MD, shares tips for navigating food allergies during holiday parties.
Are you prepared to manage your food allergies over the holidays?
Nearly 6 million American children have a food allergy.
We stress being prepared and having a plan in place for how to deal with those surprises.
Follow these tips to avoid for allergy surprises:
Tip #1 Don't go anywhere without epinephrine.
Tip #2 Inform party hosts of allergies.
Tip #3 Volunteer to host and ask guests to bring non-food items.
Tip #4 Make food labels available.
Have a safe and happy holiday season.
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