When Zephyr was nine months’ old, he was diagnosed with food allergies after a life-threatening reaction to eggs. Since it is common for children to be allergic to both eggs and peanuts, Zephyr was tested and found to be allergic to peanuts, too.
“I almost died in my mother’s arms after having a Snicker’s candy bar at a friend’s house,” says Julie.
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There are more than 1 million people affected with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the United States.
For Bernard Khor, MD, PhD, scientific research has a distinct connection with another one of his passions: food.
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