No, it seems within the normal range. The following link indicates that the normal sed rate for children is up to 13, but also says some labs indicate an upper limit of 20 for normal.
The link below indicates the normal range for males is up to 15, and for females it is up to 20.
I will cut out the wheat and sugar first. He had a coke at thanksgiving dinner on the weekend, so I am definitely seeing a pattern there now! I made two big patches of soup yesterday, so that should be some good comfort food for the next few days! Thanks for the reply. Hope your children are well.