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Food Allergies: Myths & Questions Answered

Download a printable version of this blog post. As many as 15 million Americans have food allergies, including nearly 6 million children. [source] Food Allergies versus Food Intolerance: Know the Difference Food Intolerance Food Allergies A food allergy occurs when the body’s immune system sees a certain food as harmful and reacts by causing allergic […]

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Food Allergies in Children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a study in 2013, citing that food allergies among children increased approximately 50 percent between 1997 and 2011. Below, we address some common questions and topics related to food allergies in children. At what age do children typically develop symptoms of a food allergy? Food allergy symptoms can […]

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