Abbey Sharp
Living with Food Allergies
Q&A with Dietitian Abbey Sharp of Abbey’s Kitchen
What’s the difference between food allergy and food sensitivity/intolerance? A food allergy involves your immune system mounting a response to a specific non-threatening food protein. On first exposure to the food, your body’s immune system creates antibodies called Immunoglobulin E (IgE) that are specific to that particular allergen. With every subsequent exposure, the allergen binds … Continued