Profile of an Allergy Parent: Jyoti Parmar (Walk for Andrea)

Jyoti Parmar is mom to 3 children—and 2 of them have food allergies. At the time this profile was published, her eldest, Sahil, was allergic to peanuts, soy and tree nuts. But as of mid 2018, Sahil passed oral challenges to tree nuts and soy, and can now eat both. He is still allergic to … Continue reading Profile of an Allergy Parent: Jyoti Parmar (Walk for Andrea)

On Food Phobias and Parenting a Food-Allergic Kid

I went to university with a guy who had a life-or-death food allergy. I rarely saw him eat. And he refused to step foot into most eating establishments. He would, however, make an exception when it came to bars. He didn't eat much, but he could drink most of us under the table. Quite a feat when I … Continue reading On Food Phobias and Parenting a Food-Allergic Kid