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A fish allergy


Salmon, cod, tuna, perch, eel – these and many other types of fish are allergens for those who are allergic to fish. This disease is similar to an allergy to shellfish in the sense that it is widespread among adults. Symptoms of fish allergy: how to cope with them? Symptoms of fish allergy are usually […]

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Why an allergy to red fruits and vegetables appears?


There is a presence of lycopene and anthocyanin in all red-colored fruits and vegetables. In general, such products are good for health. They are rich in vitamin C, which is a natural antioxidant and which strengthens cell membranes. Also, these vegetables and fruits are antitumor and anti-atherogenic, that means that their regular use reduces the […]

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A cereal allergy


A cereal intolerance causes a celiac disease – a digestive disorder that is autoimmune and allergic. It manifests in anemia, aphthous stomatitis, osteoporosis, etc. 0.5-1% of the population has the gene, which is responsible for the predisposition to the disease. You need to perform a blood allergy test to make a diagnosis. Allergens Cereal pollen. […]

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An egg allergy: causes and prevention


An egg allergy is one of the most difficult allergy types. If a person has an allergy to eggs, he should remove a lot of products from his ration. Eggs are contained in lots of dishes. An egg allergy: how does it start? An allergy to eggs is a fairly frequent phenomenon. The fact is […]

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Allergy to nuts: symptoms, cross-reactions and replacement options


A nut has different subspecies. Nowadays, we can find many different kinds of nuts on sale: forest, walnut, pecan, etc. Oilseeds include sesame, flaxseed, poppy, sunflower and pumpkin seeds. Peanuts, related to legumes, are considered as a nut and used appropriately. Symptoms of a nut allergy All nuts contain powerful allergens. At mid-latitudes a nut […]

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A citrus allergy: mandarins are canceled on New Year’s Eve


An allergy to citrus is caused by the hypersensitivity of the immune system, which perceives an inoffensive product as dangerous to health. It can be dangerous sometimes and can lead to unpleasant consequences. Which ones? Symphtomes Main symptoms of citrus allergy are relatively light and quite typical for most food allergies. An allergic reaction often […]

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An allergy to cocoa


An allergy to cocoa is one of the varieties of such a disease as the food allergy. What is it? It is the effect of the allergen (the substance or some component that is part of the product) on the immune system of the person. Typically, only several ingredients that are parts of the product […]

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An allergy to seafood


Mussels and squids, octopuses and shrimps, crabs and oysters – all these sea and ocean inhabitants were exotic food for us, until recently. In recent years, seafood has increasingly occupied an honorable place on our tables. And this is not surprising because the seafood is delicious and healthy. However, a lot of people suffers from […]

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Dairy products and an allergy: how to live without milk?


A food allergy, and in particular cow’s milk protein intolerance, is a widespread disease. About 80% of children who suffer from an atopic dermatitis are diagnosed with an allergy to this product. Moreover, the number of such children is growing every year. The reasons for such a complex interaction of milk protein with the immune […]

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A food allergy


What is it? A food allergy is a reaction of the body to a specific food as if it is a harmful substance. Both children and adults suffer from food allergies. But, the child’s allergy to a product can pass with age, and the adult allergy, unfortunately, remains. Products which usually cause a food allergy: […]

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A food allergy or a food intolerance?


How to recognize it? Almost 90% of children under one year, 74% of children under three years old and, on average, nearly 42% of adults have a hypersensitivity to particular kind of food. However, not always the increased sensitivity to a specific food is associated with a real allergy. It can be related to a […]

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8 facts about children and food allergy


The frequency of allergic diseases is increasing every year. Adults are more likely to have reactions to allergens that “leak” in the air (dust, pollen, products of insects’ life, mold fungi, hair and dandruff of animals, etc.) when children usually have allergic reactions to various products. Fact 1. Predominantly, children younger than 2 years of […]

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Forced vegetarianism or a meat allergy


A meat allergy is quite specific. It has unpredictable consequences – it can provoke usual symptoms of eating disorder or intolerance and, as a rule. Usually, a temporary exclusion of meat from the diet put everything in its place. But sometimes negative manifestations after eating meat can be very serious – up to anaphylaxis. And […]

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