Types of Food Allergies

Types of Food Allergies So, what are the types of food allergies? There is a multitude of food allergies, and seem to be growing by the day.  Basically, any type of food can cause an allergic reaction. But, most commonly found food that causes allergies are known as the ‘top 8’ food allergens. These eight …

How to avoid food allergies

How to avoid food allergies Since there’s no known cure for food allergies, and that they can often be severe with dire consequences, how do we avoid food allergies in our day to day lives? The only true (and safe) way is avoidance. How do we avoid our allergen? Understanding food labels is vital in …

What is a food allergy?

What is a food allergy? A food allergy is when the immune system of an allergic person responds to the proteins in food in a way that is not normal. An allergy can occur from within seconds, to hours after exposure to the allergen. Someone with a food allergy has IGE antibodies to a specific food …