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Live your life to the fullest, and don't let your food allergy stand in the way of fun and friendships.

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How to Talk to Your Friends About Food Allergies

Talking to your friends and your peers may not always be easy, but it is absolutely necessary to your safety. Here are some tips and stories about how to approach your friends!



Parties are an awesome way to spend time with friends and have a good time. Don’t let your food allergies get in the way of enjoying yourself. As long as you’re smart about the way you party, there is no reason that your allergies should hold you back!



When people do not understand food allergies, it can create difficult environments for those who live with them. It is important to remember that you are not alone.

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Teen Tips for Being Around Allergens

From school, to summer camps, to trips and extracurricular activities, I’ve navigated a world full of allergens all my life. I’ve been happy to share my tips with you, and hope that you will have the confidence to be your own self-advocate and take measures to keep yourself safe from the allergens around you.

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