Get Fit Friday: 10/18/13

By WEEK Producer

October 25, 2013 Updated Oct 25, 2013 at 2:29 PM CDT

Whether it is shellfish, peanuts, milk or strawberries, allergies to certain types of food are a very real and potentially deadly health hazard facing millions of Americans.

Researchers and health care advocates say 1 in 13 American children has a food allergy. That equates to roughly two in every classroom.

News 25's Sandy Gallant is at Unity Point Health Methodist for a doctor's visit in this week's Get Fit Friday.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.