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The 19 Best Allergy Blogs of 2016

The Best Allergy Blogs of the Year

We’ve carefully selected these blogs because they are
actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent
updates and high quality information. If you would like to tell us about a
blog, nominate them by emailing us at
bestblogs@healthline.com!

Whether related to food, animals, medications, or the
outdoors, about 1 in 5 people deal with some kind of
allergy.

Allergies can place significant constraints on your life,
but because they’re relatively common, there is fortunately always a community
that you can turn to for tips, information, or simply some support for your
specific allergy. We’ve rounded up some of the most influential allergy blogs
on the web, and their writers range from well-known nonprofits to moms trying
to make a difference.

Allergic Child

Allergic Child

Robert and Nicole Smith are parents of two: Morgan, who
was diagnosed with severe food allergies at just 9 months old, and Michaela,
who has celiac disease. Their blog is where they share what they’ve learned
throughout their journey. The duo does this through educating readers on many
of the considerations and challenges that come with living with food allergies
— like protecting your children while at school, navigating holidays, and
traveling.

Visit the blog!

Tweet them: @AllergicChild

Allergy Eats

Allergy Eats

A common problem for people with food allergies is finding
places to dine out. When a friend suggests a restaurant, many scramble online
to find the menu, picking it apart for allergen-free options. Allergy Eats
lists menus from over 800,000 restaurants, making it an extremely helpful
resource for allergy sufferers who like to eat out. There are also tips on
when, where, and how to order food and what sorts of things to be on the
lookout for.

Visit the blog!

Tweet them: @AllergyEats

The Allergy-Friendly Cook

The Allergy-Friendly Cook

Cybele Pascal is a cookbook author, baker, mother, and a
person who is living with her own allergies. Her website provides tips and
tricks to manage allergies, as well as recipes that are free of the eight major
food allergens: dairy, eggs, wheat, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, and
shellfish. Oh, and they’re gluten-free. She also shares book and ingredient
tips.

Visit the blog!

Tweet her: @CybelePascal

Allergy Shmallergy

Allergy Shmallergy

When it comes to keeping your child safe, food allergies
can make things difficult. Written by a mom whose young son has severe food
allergies — milk, eggs, soy, nuts, peanuts, wheat, sesame seeds, and the family
dogs — this is a great resource if you’re looking for creative allergy-friendly
recipes, tips and tricks, and humorous stories. Recent posts also include
assessments and advice on food brands, like which milk alternatives are the
healthiest, and restaurants, such as Pizza Hut and their lack of labeling when
it comes to ingredients that may contain allergens.

Visit the blog!

Asthma Cure by Mom

Asthma Cure by Mom

We all love natural remedies, and this blog brings the
world of natural healing to asthma sufferers. Writer Jaya compiles information
about particularly asthma-friendly nutritious foods, instructions for helpful
lung exercises, and more to help lessen and improve asthma symptoms.

Visit the blog!

FARE Blog

FARE Blog

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is a
well-known and reputable food allergy organization. Their FARE Blog is a go-to
source for everything from recipes to news that affects the world of food
allergies. Especially useful for parents, you’ll find posts that cover what
toys may contain hidden allergies and what to do with used epinephrine
auto-injectors.

Visit the blog!

Tweet them: @FoodAllergy

Food Allergy and Intolerance Ink

Food Allergy and Intolerance Ink

Oftentimes, food allergies come with additional
complications — like intolerances and digestive ailments. This blog from writer
Alex Gazzola examines the intersections between all sorts of conditions, and provides
a wealth of information on allergies and intolerances alike.

Visit the blog!

Tweet him: @HealthJourno

Food Allergy Buzz

Food Allergy Buzz

One of the trademarks of a good blog is frequent updates.
Food Allergy Buzz is always being updated with worthwhile and entertaining
posts, from product reviews to discussing tips and hacks for living with
allergies, to building a stronger allergy community.

Visit the blog!

Tweet them: @FoodAllergyBuzz

Food Allergy Ninja

Food Allergy Ninja

This mom and former attorney is all about her three
children, the middle of whom is allergic to 30 foods. She’s researched the
ins and outs of everything he’s dealing with, and shares it with the world. On
her blog you’ll find tasty recipes, reviews of the latest allergy-friendly
foods and products, recommendations on how to hold your child when giving them
epinephrine, how to have an allergy-friendly Halloween, and more!

Visit the blog!

It’s an Itchy Little World

It’s an Itchy
Little World

If you’ve dealt with childhood allergies, you know how
difficult it is to see a little one struggle with itchy eyes, difficulty
breathing, and worse. It’s an Itchy Little World is targeted at parents with
kids who have allergies. It’s written by Jennifer, mother of two, with guest
posts from other bloggers and industry experts. The blog gives day-to-day
advice on helping to treat kids with allergies as well as eczema and asthma.

Visit the blog!

Jeanette’s Healthy Living

Jeanette’s Healthy Living

Not all allergen-free food is healthy food. But Jeanette
Chen’s blog strikes the balance well. Her blogging journey began when Jeanette
found herself making food for friends and loved ones who have special dietary
needs. Now, her blog contains a mix of health-focused recipes — for people
suffering with cancer, avoiding gluten, or having to eat a soft foods diet.

Visit the blog!

Tweet her: @JeanettesHealth

Kids with Food Allergies

Kids with Food Allergies

Part of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
(AAFA), Kids with Food Allergies is a go-to source for everything the parent of
a child with allergies needs, from news about food recalls to recipes. It’s
especially useful for parents who need more education on the issues surrounding
food allergies.

Visit the blog!

Learning to Eat Allergy-Free

Learning to Eat Allergy-Free

Colette Martin is a cookbook author and food allergy
advocate. Her blog features recipes and tips for preparing allergen-free foods.
She became an advocate for people with food allergies when she had a son who
had several allergies himself. Her specialty: finding substitution ingredients.
You’ll find some tempting photos on her blog, because she’s a food photographer
too!

Visit the blog!

Tweet her: @colettefmartin

Lexie’s Kitchen and Living

Lexie’s Kitchen and Living

Lexie’s Kitchen and Living began as a food blog, where mom
Lexie Croft would share recipes and answers for people living with gluten,
dairy, egg, soy, and sugar sensitivities and allergies. While she maintains her
love of food and sharing it with people, she’s branched out to cover additional
topics, like DIY projects, Alzheimer’s, family, and more.

Visit the blog!

Tweet her: @lexieskitchen

No Nuts Moms Group

No Nuts Moms Group

What happens when a group of moms get together to talk
allergies? Lots and lots of education. The No Nuts Moms Group connects mothers
whose children have tree nut and peanut allergies across the country, and provides
news and educational information as well as giveaways.

Visit the blog!

Tweet them: @nonutsmomsgroup

Onespot Allergy

Onespot Allergy

Maintained by Elizabeth Goldenberg, a Canadian allergy
expert and lawyer, OneSpot Allergy was founded in 2009 and continues to provide
up-to-date information on living with allergies, as well as on treatments and new
scientific developments. Elizabeth also shares recipes and warnings about
potentially allergen-contaminated foods.

Visit the blog!

Please Don’t Pass the Nuts

Please Don’t Pass the Nuts

Sloane Miller has lived with food allergies for her entire
life. She’s written a book about it, “Allergic Girl,” and now maintains an
accompanying blog. A respected authority on living with food allergies, she’s
frequently appeared in national media and provides counseling to allergy sufferers.

Visit the blog!

Tweet her: @allericgirl

Raising Jack with Celiac

Raising Jack with Celiac

Kelly’s son, Jack, was diagnosed with celiac disease in
2009, and in 2012, so was her husband. Now, by navigating the celiac lifestyle
for the sake of her loved ones, Kelly hopes to raise awareness about the
disease and provide help for other families out there. Check out her blog to
find information about celiac disease, as well as helpful resources and
celiac-friendly recipes.

Get the recipe!

Tweet her: @RaisingJack

Tessa the Domestic Diva

Tessa the Domestic Diva

The trickiest part of living with food allergies is making
delicious and allergen-free meals every day of the week. Tessa, the mom behind Tessa the Domestic Diva, has you covered. All of her recipes are
gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and paleo. As a mom of three, she’s got some
discerning palates in her home, and the recipes she shares are quite obviously
passing their high standards.

Visit the blog!

Tweet her: @TessaDomesticDi

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