Intolerance to food items or food allergies is very common. Many children along with adults are diagnosed with food allergies.
I have mentioned in this article, common food items, to which many people are allergic.
What Is a Food intolerance or food allergy?
By food intolerance or food allergy, we mean some foods which generate an abnormal response to the body.
It mostly happens when the immune system does not accept the proteins in a food. Then it is up to the body to produce or make many safety measures, like throwing swelling causing chemicals.
The people who are allergic can have an allergic reaction, even if they are exposed to very small amounts of food.
- Itchiness on skin
- Tongue swelling
- Breathing with difficulty
- Low blood pressure
Some Food Allergies
This is the most common allergy seen in young children and babies, as small as newborn.
The only remedy that doctors say to the patient or their parents (In the case of small children) is to avoid milk, and foods having milk, which means the child is deprived of :
- Ice cream
- Cottage Cheese
- Milk and milk powder
Wheat allergic people are actually allergic to proteins found in wheat. Even children are the main targets of this allergy. But, some children are fine by the time they reach 10 years of age. Wheat allergy causes swelling, issues indigestion, vomiting, among other things.
Wheat allergy is said to cause a response in the immune system because of proteins present in wheat. The reactions can either be mild or severe.
The doctors come to know of this through skin test.The patient is advised to avoid wheat and products made out of it, which means avoiding not just wheat in food but also in applying to face and skin.
Just like any nut allergy, peanut allergy is also very common and cause different reactions. It is said that peanut allergy runs in the family, so if anyone of you had it in your family, it won’t be surprising that your child has also inherited the same.
This is the reason that peanuts were not given to mothers who used to breastfeed their babies. Doctor before taking tests on the patient, ask for the family history, followed by skin test, blood test and some food tests.
In case you do not get any relief from western medicines, you can try your hands on Ayurveda, because Ayurveda has a cure for everything and more so for Ayurveda Treatment For Allergies is well known all across the globe.