Sound Bites® Podcast with Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDCES | Episode 249: Food Allergies, Tests & Elimination Diets
There is a significant amount of misinformation surrounding food allergies within both the general population and healthcare professionals. Featuring Sara Glanz, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, this episode explores the prevalence and pathophysiology of food allergies, discusses different types of food allergy testing, and explains the process of food elimination diets and oral challenges. We also highlight the importance of consulting with a dietitians after a diagnosis of food allergies to learn about diet modifications and avoid nutrient deficiencies. The episode concludes with a preview of new research offering promising evidence that parents can help to reduce the risk of food allergies in their young children.