Category: Food Allergies

Symptoms and Treatment of a Banana Allergy

Did You Know? According to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, around 11 to 16% of the world population, including children, suffer from banana...

Tomato Allergy: Symptoms, Test, and Treatment

Did You Know? Tomato is a nightshade plant. So, those allergic to tomatoes may also exhibit an allergy to other members of the nightshade family such as potatoes,...

How to Know if It’s Food Allergy or Food Intolerance

Did You Know? According to a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2013, food allergies among children increased by almost 50%...

What Causes Coconut Allergy and How to Treat it?

Only 4 out of 5,149 patients were found to be allergic to coconut in a study conducted by the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network. The Food Allergen Labeling and...

Garlic Allergy: Causes, Symptoms, and Remedies

Did You Know? Garlic is a member of the Allium family of plants. So, those who are allergic to garlic are most likely to develop allergy to onions, chives, asparagus,...

Onion Allergy Symptoms and Remedies

Did You Know? Although nearly any food can trigger an allergy, only eight foods (wheat, fish, shellfish, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and egg) account for 90% of all...

Symptoms and Remedies of Cinnamon Allergy

Important Information Epinephrine, that is used to treat anaphylactic shock (severe allergic reaction), should be used with caution if you are pregnant or if you have...

Symptoms of Yeast Allergy

Although the symptoms of yeast allergy and yeast infection (candidiasis) are very similar, these two conditions are poles apart. Food allergy is different from...

Foods That Can Trigger Oral Allergy Syndrome

Did You Know? Although the symptoms of oral allergy syndrome occur when consuming the offending food, in some cases, simply touching or peeling the problematic food can...

Nut Allergy Symptoms

An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system reacts adversely to an allergen present in food, insect venom, medication, etc. Humans are found to be allergic to a...