Impact of Food Allergies on Families

August 2006
Pediatrics for Parents;2006, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p5
The article reports that a survey about the impact of food allergies on families in the U.S. found out that 60 percent of caregivers in 87 families studied said their children's food allergies significantly affected their meal preparation. Furthermore, almost half said the children's food allergies affected family social activities. Furthermore, the more food allergies a child has, the greater the impact on family life and school.


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