Food allergy

Written By The HealthMeth Team - Updated On Thursday, February 11, 2021 5:00 PM

Food allergy

It is the first type of immune reaction to certain proteins present in food, and their physiology as the previous two types.

Widespread allergy to certain foods

80% of food allergies occur in the first year of life, and the percentage in children is between 5-8%, while in adults it is 1-2%.

The relationship of food allergy and lactation in children

The mother's reliance on breastfeeding only delays the onset of food allergy, unless the mother eats the stimulating foods regularly, in which case the symptoms of food allergy appear.


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