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Hidden Food Allergies: What You Should Watch Out For

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  According to recent estimates, 15 million Americans are affected by food allergies, which makes it a very important health topic. Experts advise people to beware of allergy symptoms and be cautious with the food they consume daily. Allergens are often hidden in foods and other products that …

Halloween & Milk Allergies: Can They Get Along?

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  Is it the trick or the treat that scares you? Every year children get very excited about Halloween, but is the excitement the same for children with food or milk allergies? Children with allergies and their parents get a little bit nervous around Halloween. They worry about the parties and t …

Milk Allergy: Looking For Dairy-Free Substitutes?

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Do you or someone in your family have a dairy allergy? Giving up milk and other dairy products may seem hard, especially because there are so many products containing dairy. There are many known sources of milk, but there are also many unknown sources of dairy you should watch out for. Nowadays peo …

A Guide for Children Newly Diagnosed with Milk Allergies

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  Is your child newly diagnosed with milk allergies? There is no reason to feel anxious or lost. Although the lifestyle adjustments required for this condition can be difficult, they will not overwhelm you. Your child and family will slowly get used to dealing with milk allergy, and in the end …

Milk Allergies: Unexpected Sources of Milk

Milk allergies, and specifically cow’s milk, is the most common food allergy among young children and infants. The symptoms of milk allergies can range from mild to severe. In order to prevent an allergic reaction, you should strictly avoid cow’s milk products and ingredients. Some unexpected s …

What Happens with a Milk Allergy?

When a person is allergic to a particular food, their immune system overreacts to proteins in that food. A person who is allergic to cow’s milk will react to one or more of the proteins in it: Curd: The substance that forms chunks in sour milk, contains 80% of milk’s proteins. Whey: Is the wate …

Milk Allergies: 3 Questions and 3 Answers

What Causes a Milk Allergy? Milk allergies occur when the immune systems mistakes one of the many proteins in milk for an infectious threat. The most common protein to trigger this allergic reaction is alpha S1-casein in cow milk. Cow’s milk is the number-one cause of allergy in young children. P …

It’s More than Dairy: What to Avoid with a Milk Allergy

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You can’t prevent a milk allergy, but you can avoid the foods that trigger a reaction. Abstaining from dairy is the obvious first step; but there are many other products that contain milk proteins and milk derivatives, such as casein. Check labels on all food products and be careful when ordering …

Milk Allergy: a Crash Course

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What causes milk allergy? Immune system malfunctions are responsible for all food allergies. In the case of milk allergy, the body produces immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies to attack proteins in milk that it mistakenly identifies as harmful. When the body recognizes the milk proteins a second time …