An allergy refers to an exaggerated reaction by our immune system in response to exposure to certain foreign substances.The protein in the food is the most common allergic component. Food allergies occur when the body’s immune system mistakenly identifies a protein as harmful.
- Cow’s milk
- Tree nuts (such as cashews or walnuts)
- Stuffy or runny nose
- Itchy, watery eyes
- Stomach cramps
- Difficulty breathing, including wheezing
- Swelling of the lips, tongue or throat
- Hives (an itchy, blotchy and raised rash)
- Dizziness or faintness
- Nausea or vomiting
- There is evidence that breastfeeding for at least 4 months, compared with feeding infants formula made with intact cow milk protein, prevents or delays the occurrence of atopic dermatitis, cow milk allergy, and wheezing in early childhood. – American Academy of Pediatrics
- Be extra careful when eating in restaurants. Waiters (and sometimes the kitchen staff) may not always know the ingredients of every dish on the menu. Depending on your sensitivity, even just walking into a kitchen or a restaurant can cause an allergic reaction.
- Have a strict diet schedule with lesser or no quantity of food that you are allergic to.
If a patient’s symptoms are mild, a doctor may recommend keeping a food diary to record all of the foods you eat or drink to pinpoint the culprit. Another way to diagnose a mild food allergy is to remove certain foods from the diet and then slowly reintroduce them to find out if symptoms return.
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