Monday, October 13 – Food: Chemistry, Allergies, Sensory Issues, and Behavior


Title: Food: Chemistry, Allergies, Sensory Issues and Behavior

Presented by: Kimberly Lay-BA in Behavioral Science, Founder of The Baking Evolution, Inventive Baker and Food Scientist

Date: Monday, October 13

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: The Donut Whole (1720 E. Douglas)


Kimberly is a mother of children with numerous food allergies. In addition to food allergies, her son is diagnosed with severe classical Autism/non-verbal. Kimberly has done extensive research into how food affects the body, the chemical processes of digestion, and the sensory experience of eating.


Kimberly will discuss:

1. Statistics and information about food allergies & children

2. The effect of the brain/gut connection

3. How the digestive process is connected to sensory dysfunction

4. Effective ways to create a balanced diet for children with food allergies & sensory processing issues-including the chemical process of replacing ingredients and balancing recipes  

5. Signs and symptoms of disruption in the digestive tract

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