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Food Intolerance or Sensitivity - Definition - Food Allergies - About.com
Jun 18, 2014 ... Definition of a food intolerance or food sensitivity. ... An unpleasant reaction to food that, unlike a food allergy, does not involve an immune ...
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Allergen - Definition of Allergen - Food Allergies - About.com
Feb 8, 2008 ... Definition of an allergen from About.com's Guide to Food Allergies.
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Cross Contamination - Definition and Examples - Food Allergies
Definition of Cross Contamination in terms of food allergies.
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Cross-Reactivity - Allergy Cross-Reactivity Definition - Food Allergies
Apr 23, 2009 ... Definition of cross-reactivity from your About.com Guide to Food Allergies.
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Gluten Allergy Definition - Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity
The term "gluten allergy" means different things to different people. ... wheat, barley and rye, and in foods containing ingredients derived from these grains.
http://celiacdisease.about.com/od/celiacdiseaseglossarygl/g/Gluten-Allergy-Definition.htm
What Does NKA Mean? - Cancer - About.com
Jun 30, 2014 ... Definition: A medical acronym for 'no known allergies," NKA is used in ... Living with Food Allergies · Allergy-Safe Food for Food Allergies ...
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Wheat Allergy Definition - Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity
Definition: If you have a wheat allergy, it means your body's immune system responds to ... Wheat is considered one of the top eight food allergens in the U.S.,  ...
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Antihistamine - Definition of Antihistamine - Food Allergies - About.com
Sep 26, 2013 ... Definition of antihistamine and examples of common antihistamines. ... They are often used to treat symptoms of food allergies, such as hives ...
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Atopic - Definition of Atopic - Food Allergies - About.com
Jul 1, 2010 ... Definition of atopy and atopic. ... What are Some Risk Factors for Food Allergies? Don't Miss These Hay Fever Symptoms · Diagnosis of Allergy ...
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Sensitization -- What Is Sensitization - Allergies - About.com
Sep 22, 2009 ... Definition: Sensitization is the production of a specific type of allergic ... Therefore , food allergy tests can often result in false positive reactions in ...
http://allergies.about.com/od/glossaryofallergyterm1/g/sensitization.htm
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