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Leading a Normal Family Life with Food Allergies

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Rachel Burkinshaw, 37, from Somerset, is determined to make life as normal as possible for her two children (pictured right) who both have food allergies.

Ten-year-old Grace was diagnosed with gluten and milk allergies when she was a baby and is used to life with a restricted diet.

Eight-year-old Morgan has Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease, a rare bowel condition that’s closely linked with severe allergies. Rachel also has Type 1 diabetes, while her husband is lactose intolerant.

Here she tells us how the family don’t let their allergies and medical conditions get in the way of doing the things they love.

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