Dealing with Food Allergies in the Family




An allergy in the family can cause some issues because the family members could feel overwhelmed and they think they have to make changes. Natalie Castro, Registered Dietitian at Baptist Health South Florida, recommends keeping the foods labeled and not having own-cross contamination within the house.

She points out this situation can get expensive if the family is large and everybody is purchasing gluten-free items, for example, but then you don’t have to worry about cross-contamination and using the same toaster.

Castro recommends communication to know how to organize the family routine.

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