Ah, the season of fresh peaches, tomatoes, melons and more. Unless, that is, you live with oral allergy syndrome. Here are expert insights into the condition you’re just itching to control.
Allergies to kiwi, also known as the Chinese gooseberry or macaque peach, are on the increase worldwide.
From the Allergic Living archives; this popular article was first published in the magazine in 2010. Dr. Antony Ham Pong knew that sesame allergies were on the rise. It was the mid-1990s, and at the time, no other countries in the world had included the tiny seed on their lists of “priority allergens” – that… Read more »
Mother always told you to eat your fruits and vegetables. Sometimes, mother was wrong.
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A life with OAS means only cooked or baked fruit. Crisp, raw fruit, how I miss you. (From the Allergic Living archives. First published in the magazine in 2009.) CRADLING a fresh, succulent peach in my hands, I take in its tantalizing aroma. I rub the fuzz lightly on my lips before taking a big,… Read more »