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Dealing with Food Allergies On & Off Court ft. Lianne Mandelbaum

Welcome to Season 11, Episode 24, of the ParentingAces Podcast, a proud member of the Tennis Channel Podcast Network. This week, Lisa talks with fellow tennis parent, Lianne Mandelbaum, about keeping our players who have food allergies safe on and off the court.

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  1. Lisa Stone

    The following comment was shared on Instagram:

    A celiac reaction will likely cause 48 hours of diarrhea, cramping, dehydration, and/or vomiting. Extreme weakness, headaches, body aches, hives, etc….it’s like the flu + food poisoning.

    The “D” is extreme & impossible to control. My child and husband are both Celiac. We have had to pull over on the side of the road, it’s awful.

    Here is what would be helpful:
    1) Offer gift certificates instead of providing food.
    2) reduce cost of
    Event and do not serve food.
    3) compile a list of local restaurants that offer gluten free menus and keep handy.

    Here are some reliable GFree options (from Rome, Ga):
    1) Jimmy John’s lettuce wrap sub
    2) Mexican restaurants with corn tortillas (no chips due to cross contamination 🙁
    3) Chik Fil A grilled chicken w/ Gluten Free bun
    4) Outback steak &
    salad, no seasonings on steak and no salad dressing.

    Hope that is helpful!

    June 29, 2022 at 7:14 pm

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