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DAY 7 | Food Allergies & Intolerances | Nutrition Week 2020

Health, Fitness and Nutrition

DAY 7 | Food Allergies & Intolerances | Nutrition Week 2020

On Day 7, we are going to be learning more about food allergies & intolerances. We share information, symptoms, diagnosis, useful tips, surprising facts and also bust some myths! Hope you find this helpful and we'd love to have your share your experiences and anything that you'd want to share with us around this topic! ... more

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Team ParentCircle Sep 7, 2020

#Day7 of Nutrition Week! Most food allergies start in childhood. But some adults develop an allergy to a food that they have eaten before. It is tough to outgrow an allergy that starts in adulthood.

Shobha Mitra Sep 8, 2020

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True, I am lactose intolerant only from my early 20s. Since then, I am adopting other alternatives like dairy-free milk and reducing my dairy intake. During my teens and childhood. I had no problem with Lactose.

Team ParentCircle Sep 7, 2020

That's a wrap to our very informative Nutrition Week! But it doesn't just end here! We're going to continue to share, engage and educate our community members and also learn from them constantly!

We hope you have been learning new things today along with us to get the right nutrition for you and your family! We would love you to share your takeaways from today's segment and anything that you'd like to share!

If you have any specific suggestions, do comment below and we'll try our best to do it for you!

Team ParentCircle Sep 7, 2020

#Day7 of Nutrition Week! Studies have shown that about 80 per cent of children with egg, milk, soy and wheat allergies outgrow them by the age of 16. Allergies to nuts and seafood are tougher to outgrow and are often lifelong.

Team ParentCircle Sep 7, 2020

A food allergy occurs when the body reacts against harmless proteins in foods. A look at food allergies in pre-schoolers.

Team ParentCircle Sep 7, 2020

#Day7 of Nutrition Week! Make a habit of carefully reading food labels to ensure you avoid any potential allergens. The eight most common food allergens to look for in the label are milk, egg, peanut, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish.

Team ParentCircle Sep 7, 2020

#Day7 of Nutrition Week, we address FOOD ALLERGIES & INTOLERANCES! A food allergy is an abnormal immune response to food. It is important to identify the allergen as early as possible and take measures to prevent serious health consequences.

P.S. You can download the infographic onto your system (right-click on the image ---> click on Save Image As). Open the image file and zoom it to read it more clearly.