Award-Winning Food Writer and Cookbook Author

Cheryl Sternman Rule

How to Eat Around Allergies

How to Eat Around Allergies

How to Eat Around Allergies

Special Report in the September/October 2007 issue of EatingWell

Earlier this year, my 5-year-old son, Alex, joined the growing ranks of Americans who have tested positive for food allergies. Alex had been sick to his stomach, off and on, for weeks. Tests revealed allergic responses to a large number of foods and an abnormally high white blood cell count. An allergist advised us to temporarily eliminate wheat, dairy, chicken, fish, pork, beef and eggs from Alex’s diet. My husband and I were stunned. [more]