Archive for Food

  • January 10, 2018

    Alcohol Allergy and Alcohol Intolerance: What Is Causing Your Symptoms?

    Many of us like to have a glass of wine or a bottle of beer after a long day at work. However, some of us are at risk of developing unwanted symptoms after drinking alcohol. Those may be hives, nausea, or wheezing. This would likely make you wonder whether you...

  • January 9, 2018

    Can You Cure Multiple Food Allergies in Kids?

    A recent research study has shown promising results concerning the treatment of multiple food allergies in kids.     About 30 percent of people that have food allergies are allergic to multiple foods, which, according to experts, increases the risk of exposure to a trigger. This also results in a...

  • December 26, 2017

    What Are the Most Common Food Allergy Triggers?

      Sometimes, certain foods may cause reactions in your body leading to some annoying and irritating symptoms. For instance, hot and spicy foods may trigger a runny nose, while beans may cause bloating and gas. Many people also have headaches after drinking wine. Eating cheese or other milk products may...

  • December 25, 2017

    What Is the Difference Between Food Allergy and Food Intolerance?

      Certain foods may cause some kind of an unpleasant reaction in some people. However, it’s not always necessarily an allergic reaction. In many of these cases, people experience the symptoms of a food intolerance, which are quite similar to those of a food allergy but less serious. So how...

  • December 18, 2017

    Peanut Allergy: Is It Possible to Prevent It?

      There are two good pieces of news for those who suffer from peanut allergy. First, the new drug has been developed that could potentially prevent allergy symptoms. Second, researchers have found that peanut intolerance occurs after birth, which means it may be prevented in the first place. Scientists and...

  • December 11, 2017

    What Is a Soy Allergy and What Foods to Avoid?

      Allergy to soybeans is a very common type of food allergies that affects thousands of people. The problem could be easily solved, if it was enough just to avoid soy sauce and tofu. However, soy is an important ingredient of many processed foods, and avoiding it is more difficult...

  • December 3, 2017

    The Top 5 Most Common Symptoms of Wheat and Gluten Allergies

    Gluten allergy is a condition that seems to be sweeping the nation. Worried mothers and the weight-weary alike have started cutting out wheat in droves, attempting to both slim down and get rid of gastrointestinal ailments. Studies have shown that most people have some small form of gluten intolerance. Homo...

  • December 3, 2017

    Could You Be Gluten Intolerant? Spotting the Symptoms of a Wheat Allergy

    Gluten intolerance is a condition that seems to be on the rise, with increasing numbers of people opting to follow a gluten-free diet. It’s a subject of some debate whether the ailment is simply more readily diagnosed today, or is genuinely becoming more common. Some people dismiss the whole subject...

  • September 5, 2017

    Rare Food Allergies that Really Exist

    According to the latest statistics, over 160 food products may cause allergies, and this means that many people react to foods that aren’t standard allergens. Oral or pollen-food allergy syndrome is a medical condition where specific reactions occur in a throat and mouth from direct contracts with food in sensitized...

  • August 29, 2017

    Cooking Oils Can Cause Allergies

    There are many hidden food allergens in prepared and processed foods, and they may lead to unexpected allergies. People use different vegetable oils to cook them, and many reports prove possible allergic reactions to them. They include sunflower seed, soybean, peanut, palm and corn oils. Most of them are highly...

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