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Kids Allergies: Peanuts and Tree Nuts empowers children with images of the allergens inside and outside their shells, and discusses how to stay safe. You may also view a narrated, video version of ...

Kids Allergies: Peanuts and Tree Nuts empowers children with images of the allergens inside and outside their shells, and discusses how to stay safe. You may also view a narrated, video version of this presentation at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weqKg5yeVwg.

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  • Kids’ Allergies: Peanuts and Tree NutsCopyright © 2011 www.melanielundheim.com.Any reproduction of these materials requires prior written consent.
  • Disclaimer:The materials and other information provided by thispresentation are for educational, communication, andinformation purposes only and are not intended toreplace or constitute medical advice or treatments.
  • Peanuts are legumes and they grow in the ground.
  • Tree nuts, like these, grow on trees.
  • Here’s what some types of tree nutslook like inside and outside their shells.Almond Brazil Nut ChestnutHazelnut Hickory Nut PecanPine Nut Pistachio Walnut
  • You must not smell, touch, taste, or eatpeanuts and tree nuts if you’re allergic to them.
  • Peanuts and tree nuts hide in foods,like these and many others, so be careful.
  • When kids or adults offer you foods you’renot sure are safe, politely say,“No thank you.”
  • To find out if a food contains peanuts or tree nuts, ask:• Will you read the ingredients for me?• Does it contain peanuts or tree nuts?• Was it made in a facility thatprocesses peanuts or tree nuts?• Was it made on equipment thatprocesses peanuts or tree nuts?• Has it ever come into contact withpeanuts or tree nuts? Are you sure?
  • Always use clean utensils, and don’t share with anyone.
  • • Scared• Sick• Faint• Itchy• Dizzy• Swollen• Nauseated• Breathless• Or other symptomsExposure to peanuts or tree nuts could make you feel:
  • At all times, wear your medical bracelet and carryyour doctor-prescribed, life-saving medication with you.
  • If you don’t feel well, tell an adult,who may give you medicine and call 911.
  • Before you eat, check what’s in your foodand how it was prepared to be sure it’s safe.
  • Remember to wash your hands before andafter eating, and at other times during the day.
  • During snack and meal time,eat in a peanut- and tree-nut-free area.
  • Never tease about food allergies.
  • Stay safe!• Wash your hands• Ask before you eat or drink• Avoid sharing such items as food,drinks, utensils, masks, and musicalwind instruments• Wear your medical bracelet• Get help right away if you don’t feel well• Follow your doctor’s orders• Keep your medicine with you all the time
  • About the presenters:Soren and Tessa have life-threatening peanut-and tree-nut allergies.Together with theirparents, friends, and photographers, theycreated this presentation to help childrenprevent, recognize, and respond to exposureswithin and away from home.Disclaimer:The materials and other information providedby this presentation are for educational,communication, and information purposesonly and are not intended to replace orconstitute medical advice or treatments.For more information, visit:www.melanielundheim.com. Soren,Andy, Melanie, and TessaCopyright © 2011 www.melanielundheim.com.Any reproduction of these materials requires prior written consent.
  • Thanks to the following for their support:Models: Soren,Tessa, Melanie,Andy, Macy, Gabe, and Priscilla.Voice/Recording Talent:Ariel and Eden.Photographers: Kathi Carlson (pgs. 11, 13), Jill Fromer (pgs. 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16),