Food Allergies

  • September 16, 2018

    Do You Have a Chicken Allergy?

    Food allergies affect millions of people all over the world. Some types of food allergies affect more people, while others are considered rare. For instance, eggs, milk, fish, seafood, etc. are among the most common food allergens. Allergic reactions to meat or chicken are less common. If you have a...

  • September 11, 2018

    Nutmeg Allergy: Is Nutmeg a Tree Nut?

    Nutmeg is a popular seasoning used in various desserts, baked goods, and entrees. Cider and other beverages may also contain it. Nutmeg is especially featured in Moroccan and Indian cuisines. You can find it in a whole form or in the form of a ground spice.   Because of its...

  • September 5, 2018

    Can You Have an Eggplant Allergy?

    Eggplant is a food rich in nutrients that is commonly used all around the world. Eggplants belong to the nightshade family. It is often mistaken for a vegetable, but it is actually a fruit, just like a tomato. Unfortunately, in some people, this food triggers allergic reactions ranging from mild...

  • August 30, 2018

    9 Useful Food Allergy Apps for All Those Affected

    If food allergies are your reality, the best way to control the symptoms is to avoid your trigger foods. Easier said than done though! Even if you all necessary measures to protect yourself from the allergens, the risk is still present. Here, we suggest you 10 food allergy apps that...

  • August 19, 2018

    What Should You Know About Watermelon Allergy?

    A watermelon allergy is a rare type of food allergy. It is more likely to affect children, but adults can also be allergic to this food.   The symptoms of a reaction to watermelon are similar to those triggered by other food allergens. A person allergic to watermelons may also...

  • August 18, 2018

    How Is Histamine Intolerance Different from Food Allergies?

    If you have a food allergy, even a tiny amount of the allergen may trigger a severe or life-threatening allergic reaction. In most cases, exposure to a food allergen leads to the symptoms like hives, stomach cramps, swelling of the face, lips and tongue, and difficulty breathing.   However, these...

  • July 30, 2018

    Is It Possible to Have a Yeast Allergy?

    Yeasts are a group of microorganisms that belong to the fungus kingdom. Many species of yeasts are commonly found in foods and some of them are used in baked goods, as well as in beer and other brewed alcoholic beverages. They are normally harmless for human health, but there are...

  • July 29, 2018

    Which Peanut Allergy-Friendly Airlines Are There?

    Traveling by plane is getting more and more affordable and comfortable these days. Airline travel is also much safer today than it used to be. However, if you have a peanut or tree nut allergy, you may have a really hard time on board. The reason is that many airline...

  • July 27, 2018

    What Should You Know about an Alpha-Gal Allergy?

    Alpha-gal allergy, which is more often referred to as red meat allergy, is a condition associated with the immune system’s hypersensitivity to a carbohydrate called alpha-gal.   The full name of the carbohydrate molecule is galactose-alpha-1, 3-galactose, and it’s found in the cell membranes of mammals, such as cows, sheep,...

  • 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)...

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