Researchers estimate that around 32 million Americans have food allergies.
That includes 5.6 million children under age 18, which equates to roughly two kids in every classroom.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, food allergies in children are on the rise and with students heading back to school soon, food allergy prevention and awareness is key.
Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides, food allergies, why older adults are binge drinking, and more.
- Dr. Robin Mendelsohn, Gastroenterologist and Co-Director, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for Young Onset Colorectal Cancer
- Dr. Princess Ogbogu, Director of Allergy and Immunology, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
- Dr. George F. Koob, Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism