COMMON TYPES OF FOOD ALLERGIES.
Food allergy is an immune system reaction that occurs soon after eating a certain food. Even a tiny amount of the allergy-causing food can trigger signs and symptoms such as digestive problems, hives or swollen airways. In some people, a food allergy can cause severe symptoms or even a life-threatening reaction known as anaphylaxis. Following are common types of food allergies.
- Tree Nut Allergy.
A tree nut allergy is a hypersensitivity to dietary substances from tree nuts and edible tree seeds causing an overreaction of the immune system which may lead to severe physical symptoms. Tree nuts include, but are not limited to, almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, chestnuts, filberts/hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, pistachios, shea nuts and walnuts.
Also Read: What is the most common tree nut allergy?
In people with wheat allergies, there is an unusual reaction of the immune system in at least one of the proteins present in wheat. Read More about Wheat Allergy and its Symptoms.
An allergy to corn is an immune response to corn or its products. The main culprit of these symptoms is a protein called zine. Zinn is a corn protein that can trigger allergic reaction to corn. Read More about Corn Allergy and its Symptoms.
- Peanut Allergy.
- Soy Allergy.
- Garlic Allergy.
- Egg Allergy.
- Alpha-gal Allergy.
- Milk Allergy.
- fruit Allergy.