Food Allergy

* Adverse reactions to foods

* Adverse reactions to food additives (Tip #13)

* Cookbooks for people with allergies

* Food Allergy Network

Adverse reaction to food is a general term that describes any abnormal reaction to a food or food additive that is eaten, whether it is caused by allergic or non-allergic mechanisms.

A few specific foods seem to cause a majority of food allergies. Some of the most common food allergens are cow's milk, eggs, peanuts, wheat, and soy.

There are many different types of food allergies and many different types of reactions.

For more information on food allergies see the selections at the right.

Please consult your allergist for a concise diagnosis.

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