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Asthma. For some, even a sip or two of wine can make their airways tighten and inflamed – and a common trigger is sulfites, added to wines as a preservative. (Contrary to popular belief, white wines usually have more sulfites than reds.) Even the wines labeled “sulfite-free” usually contain small amounts of the substance because [...]
Glycoproteins, which have similarities to big allergens like latex, ragweed and kiwi, may be the key culprit behind wine allergies.
Some of our favorite winter things can also trigger reactions. AL gives the low-down on watch to watch out for.
Allergen Where It Hides Alternate Names Sulphites alcoholic and non-alcoholic beer and cider vinegar and wine vinegar wine baked goods with dried fruits bottled lemon/lime juices canned/frozen fruits, vegetables cereal, cornmeal, cornstarch, crackers condiments: horseradish, ketchup, mustard, pickles, relish and sauerkraut dehydrated potatoes, and frozen French fries dried fruits and vegetables, e.g. apricots, raisins, sweet [...]
When a family member has an allergy to sulphites or any food, reading is protection. Reading labels is a way of life when you or a member of your family has an allergy to sulphites, the food additive. Before eating anything in a package, be sure to read the label carefully. Look for hidden sources [...]
Consider the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s list of the top 10 food groups that cause the most frequent and severe allergic reactions. Nine of the names will be familiar to most Canadians — peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, fish and shellfish, soy, wheat and sesame seeds. But the tenth name on the list may surprise: [...]