What is an allergy?

What is an allergy?

50 million Americans are allergic to something. Yes, allergy is that common. Be it pollen, food or animal dander, there are plenty of such allergens around us causing different types of allergies that include allergic rhinitis, asthma, food allergies, insect...
What is a food intolerance?

What is a food intolerance?

Types Some common types of food intolerance are: lactosewheatglutencaffeinehistamine, present in mushrooms, pickles, and cured foodadditives such as artificial sweetners, coloring, or other flavorings Some people experience a reaction after eating bread, but...
Eggplant allergy: What you need to know

Eggplant allergy: What you need to know

Eggplant is a common, nutrient-rich food that can be found in many different recipes. Unfortunately, some people develop an allergy to eggplant that can drastically affect their diet, depending on the severity of their reaction. Allergies to eggplant, or aubergine,...
Everything you need to know about allergies

Everything you need to know about allergies

Allergies are hypersensitive responses from the immune system to substances that either enter or come into contact with the body. These substances commonly include materials such as pet dander, pollen, or bee venom. Anything can be an allergen if the immune system has...