Food Allergies

  • July 18, 2018

    How Common Is a Strawberry Allergy?

    The berry fruits called strawberries are very popular all over the world. It might be hard to resist a fresh ripe strawberry and there is no need to! Strawberries can provide many health benefits, such as preventing cancer, protecting your heart, lowering your blood pressure, and increasing HDL (good type)...

  • July 16, 2018

    Can You Develop a Quinoa Allergy?

    Research suggests that more than 4 percent of children and 4 percent of adults in the United States are affected by food allergies. This makes food allergies one of the most commonly occurring allergic conditions. While most people develop allergies to foods like peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, soy, wheat,...

  • June 27, 2018

    Chemicals in Tap Water May Contribute to Food Allergy Increase

    Estimated 7.5 million people in the United States alone are affected by some type of food allergy. A study made in 2007 found that there had been an 18 percent increase in food allergies since 1997. According to research, the increase in food allergies is partly associated with pesticides and...

  • June 13, 2018

    7 Things You Should Know about an Elimination Diet

    Many popular diets and detox programs involve elimination of certain foods and entire food groups from your diet. However, these programs and true elimination diets are two different things. An elimination diet is usually a recommendation from a medical professional. Basically, following an elimination diet involves removing potential food triggers...

  • June 12, 2018

    Sugar Allergy May Not Exist, but Sugar Intolerance Does

    Food allergies and intolerances are nothing rare. A lot of people all over the world are sensitive to foods like milk (or lactose), peanuts, nuts, wheat (or gluten), soy, egg, fish and shellfish, and other foods. However, rare food allergies or sensitivities may also develop in some cases. There are...

  • June 10, 2018

    Food Allergies, Food Intolerance and Other Causes of Nausea after Eating

    Eating too much food may cause the unpleasant feeling of nausea, this is quite a common phenomenon. However, some people may develop nausea even after eating a regular amount of food. In this case, the symptom may indicate some underlying health condition.   Nausea can be a symptom of several...

  • June 9, 2018

    Why Does a Kiwi Allergy Occur?

    Kiwi, also known as kiwifruit, is a berry that originally comes from China. There are various species of kiwis, and all of them contain a lot of the antioxidant vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, and fiber. Due to its nutritional content, kiwi can provide great health benefits. However, some people may...

  • June 8, 2018

    Is Your Reaction to Coffee Really a Coffee Allergy?

    Coffee is a part of daily morning routine for many people around the world. Caffeine contained in this drink helps to stimulate your body and mind and increase your productivity during the day. However, it is not the healthiest choice due to potential problems with blood pressure and heart associated...

  • June 7, 2018

    Is It an Apple Allergy or a Pollen-Fruit Syndrome?

    An apple is one of the most popular fruits all over the world. However, some people may be allergic to this fruit – a condition that can cause life-threatening reactions.   What Are the Symptoms of an Apple Allergy?   If you have an apple allergy, you will develop the...

  • June 6, 2018

    Do You Have a Garlic Allergy?

    Do you tend to experience odd symptoms after eating garlic? According to specialists you might have a garlic allergy. Garlic is one of the representatives of the lily plant family. Experts recommend eating garlic, as it helps to provide certain health benefits, such as lowering cholesterol levels and high blood...

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