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Food Allergies occur when the body’s immune system reacts to a specific food protein as if it were a harmful invader. This immune system response triggers the release of chemicals, such as histamine, in the body which causes various symptoms of an allergic reaction.
The most common Food Allergies for humans are:
It’s important to note that food allergies can vary from person to person, and some people may have allergies to other foods not on this list. If you suspect you have a food allergy, it’s important to talk to a Qualified Healthcare Practitioner or Allergist for diagnosis and treatment. (ChatGPT)
Symptoms can range from mild to severe and can appear within minutes to a few hours after consuming the allergen. In some cases, symptoms may not appear until several hours later. It’s important to seek medical attention if you suspect you have a food allergy or if you experience any severe symptoms.
Food Allergies can manifest in different ways, but common symptoms include:
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