Food Allergies Causes & Risks
- Q What can increase the risk for food allergies?
Dr. Clifford Bassett, Allergy & ImmunologyThere's no clear-cut, proven explanation for the rise in food allergies, but several theories exist. One is that we're exposing infants and young children to high allergy and/or new foods at earlier ages. Even something as simple as peanut or nuts may be... Full Answer
- Q What foods commonly cause food allergies?
Dr. Paul Ehrlich, Allergy & ImmunologyWhile any food can cause allergies, 90 percent of all food-allergic reactions are caused by: - Eggs - Shellfish - Fish - Soy - Wheat - Tree nuts, such as walnuts and pecans, which are nuts - Milk (number one food allergen for those under age of 3... Full Answer