Eat with Ease

Food is fuel, but it can also be harmful. Dr. Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH unveils a revolutionary approach to help readers take back control of their health.

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Demystify Allergies, Sensitivities, and Similar Conditions

Learn how to identify food allergies, “masqueraders,” intolerances, sensitivities, and more in order to explore important questions with your doctor.

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Food Without Fear offers guidance to the millions of people who so need it – including Dr. Gupta’s own family who lives successfully with a food allergy.

Dr. Ruchi Gupta MD, MPH

Dr. Ruchi Gupta

Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and a Clinical Attending at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Gupta has more than 17 years of experience as a board-certified pediatrician and health researcher and currently serves as the founding director of the Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research (CFAAR). She is world-renowned for her groundbreaking research in the areas of food allergy and asthma epidemiology, most notably for her research on the prevalence of pediatric and adult food allergy in the United States. She has also significantly contributed to academic research in the areas of food allergy prevention, socioeconomic disparities in care, and the daily management of these conditions. To reduce the burden of these diseases and improve health equity, she and her team develop, evaluate, and disseminate interventions for families and conduct work to inform local, national, and international health policy.

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The Spectrum of Adverse Food Reactions

Explore different food reactions in order to identify where you might fall using our interactive guide.

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Test your food I.Q.

How much do you know about food allergies? Test your knowledge using this true/false quiz and learn more about food related conditions.

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Discuss with your Doctor (S.T.O.P.)

Compile and download important information to guide a conversation with your doctor.