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Cracking Open Tree Nut Allergy
Posted By Allergic Living On 2010/08/27 @ 10:35 am In Section Fronts | No Comments
European scientists have discovered that despite popular belief, peanuts may not be the allergen that causes the most severe allergic reactions. In one important study, discussed at the the 2010 meeting of the AAAAI, that dubious distinction fell to the cashew.
Oils generally come in two kinds: refined and unrefined.
The school restricts peanuts, but not tree nuts. Can you give me any advice on how to keep her safe at school? Dr. Michael Pistiner answers.
Until recently, there has been little information about just how common on-board reactions really are. But a study, “Allergic reactions to peanuts, tree nuts, and seeds aboard commercial airlines,” out of the University of California at Davis’s School of Medicine, shows that high-flying allergic reactions are not unusual.
Many adults with food allergies don’t bother to take precautions, turning a blind eye to potentially deadly risks.
FAQs answered by Dr. Antony Ham Pong.
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URLs in this post:
 What’s New: Cashews are Very Allergenic: http://allergicliving.com/?p=3278
 The Scoop On: Peanut and Nut Oils: http://allergicliving.com/?p=1352
 Ask the Allergist: Tree Nuts at School: http://allergicliving.com/?p=4600
 Flying Allergic: http://allergicliving.com/?p=370
 Food Allergy Deniers: http://allergicliving.com/?p=116
 The Peanut/Nut Allergy Handout: http://allergicliving.com/index.php/2010/08/30/the-peanutnut-allergy-handout/
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