A negative test to one citrus fruit doesn’t rule out allergies to others, says Dr. Jason K. Lee.
Whether you’re new to food allergies or have been dealing with them for years, figuring out what is and isn’t in the food you find at the grocery store can be daunting.
The tricks to understanding package labels with food allergies.
Struggling with an itchy mouth? A peach may not be beyond reach.
Allergen Where It Hides Alternate Names Fruits, Vegetables (Oral allergy syndrome or IgE-mediated allergy) flavorings and spices colorings salads (may contain raw fruit or vegetables) spreads yogurts natural rubber latex (latex-fruit syndrome links fruits and vegetables to latex, a serious allergen) flavoring, natural/artificial flavoring color, natural/artificial color Sources: –ImmunoCAP –Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Allergies to kiwi, also known as the Chinese gooseberry or macaque peach, are on the increase worldwide.
Cross-reaction chart for oral allergy syndrome.