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As many as 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children have some kind of allergy, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. When it comes to diagnosing, treating, and living with allergies, many people turn to the internet for answers.
People with allergies are likely to seek medical help, but sometimes knowing about the experiences of others and the support they can provide can make a difference in living with a chronic condition.
These bloggers devote their time and energy into blogging about allergies. And for that, many people with allergies are thankful.
It’s an Itchy Little World
Have a child struggling with allergies? Jennifer, a mom with two little ones who live with allergies, offers support for parents going through the same thing. The blog covers eczema and asthma as well, and features links to Jennifer’s store, The Eczema Company, along with her skin care brand. Posts from Jennifer and guest bloggers feature videos on eczema and details on choosing eczema treatments.
Elizabeth Goldenberg, an allergy expert and lawyer from Canada, manages this blog, which features the latest news on allergy-related topics. She covers the battle over EpiPen costs, as well as details on up-and-coming treatments. She also posts recipes and warnings about foods that may contain allergens.
Robert and Nicole Smith have two children with severe food allergies. They’re out to share their experiences and insights to other people whose lives are affected by allergies. They provide tips on traveling with children who have food allergies, and where to get the best allergy-friendly eats.
Eat out often? You’ll want to consult the wealth of information on this blog. It was started by Paul Antico, a father of three children who have food allergies. The blog lists out menus from thousands of restaurants and resorts. Learn more about what ingredients to look out for, as well as reviews of restaurants’ allergy-free menu items.
The Allergy-Friendly Cook
Cybele Pascal is a cookbook author, baker, and mother. She also lives with food allergies and wants to help others like her get the most deliciousness out of their lives. Posts feature tips on how to manage your allergies and insights on how to avoid encountering allergens like eggs and peanuts. Pascal also shares tons of recipes, from snacks, to soups, to baked goods.
Erin’s son is allergic to a number of foods and ingredients. On her blog, she’s open about her experiences as a mother who has had to make some big adjustments in her life to care for her son. She also helps motivate other parents in the same situation to make the changes they need to. Read about her tips for dealing with food allergy anxiety, her list of restaurant menus, allergy-friendly bakeries by state, and her product reviews.
Food Allergy Ninja
The creator of this blog — a mom and former attorney — shares healthy recipes, tells you all about the latest allergy-friendly foods and products, and discusses her family’s experiences with allergies. Posts also include how to educate children about their allergies so they can better prevent exposure and attacks. Parents will appreciate her tips for coping and thriving with a loved one who has food allergies.
Jeanette’s Healthy Living
Jeanette Chen’s blog includes healthy recipes for people with allergies and those trying to live gluten-free. In addition to recipes, her posts discuss spirituality and what it’s like cooking for someone with cancer. While the blog isn’t focused solely on allergen-free cooking, it offers a supportive space for people looking to improve their nutrition and achieve better health.
Food Allergy Buzz
Food Allergy Buzz is regularly updated with the latest allergy news, allergy-related events, and information on medications and treatments. Get the latest on new products, including food labeling gear for those with allergies, as well as actionable information on how to keep school settings safe for children with food allergies.
Learning to Eat Allergy-Free
Colette Martin advocates for those with food allergies and has authored cookbooks on the same topic. Her blog is geared toward helping people with food allergies enjoy healthy, delicious meals, which she delightfully photographs on this blog. Martin also provides useful substitution ingredients so you can make your existing recipes allergen-free.
No Nuts Moms Group
If your child has an allergy, it’s vital to educate yourself and your child on how to spot allergens like nuts in food and how to prepare allergen-free meals. This group connects moms who have children with all allergy types, and their blog is filled with product recommendations, recipes, and tips to help moms with children who’ve been newly diagnosed.
Flo & Grace
Lexie Croft used to be the blogger behind Lexie’s Kitchen and Living, which we recognized last year, but now she’s rebranded into more of a lifestyle hub. Luckily, she still has hacks and tips for people who live with allergies. This cookbook author strives to explore wellness from all angles.
Raising Jack with Celiac
Both Kelly’s son and husband are living with celiac disease. She posts the latest news on the condition, as well as delicious gluten-free recipes and tips for how to live with and manage celiac disease. It’s a hub for parents and those recently diagnosed. The timely posts cover enjoying holidays and kids’ events while avoiding gluten.
SnackSafely includes the latest information on allergies, including food allergy news. This blog provides a collection of brands committed to providing safe snacks and food products for people with food allergies. The site features a safe snack guide with everything people need to know about choosing allergen-free snacks.
This is the official blog of Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE). It offers plenty of news on the world of allergies including recipes for allergen-free cooking. Posts include primers for parents, like how to use epinephrine pens. There are also product reviews that can help people with allergen-free living.
Kids with Food Allergies
This blog from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America is a must for parents with children who have food allergies. The blog provides allergy-friendly recipes, the latest news on research for potential treatments, and information on food substitutions.
Please Don’t Pass the Nuts
This blog is run by Sloane Miller, a psychotherapist and licensed social worker specializing in food allergy management, and the author of “Allergic Girl." Some posts are about her own experiences, but the rest are mostly helpful recipes for people with food allergies and their families, all of which are tree nut-free and seafood-free.
Keeley McGuire’s goal as a mom and blogger is to make life with food allergies fun. Her blog focuses on allergy-related events, foods, recipes, and products. Parents of kids with food allergies can get the latest developments as she travels to food allergy-related conferences around the world. She also has links to products that make it easier to live with food allergies.