Get Fit Friday: 10/18/13

By WEEK Producer

October 18, 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.