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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
Apr 28, 2014 ... Definition of Cross Contamination in terms of food allergies.
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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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Cross-Reactivity - Allergy Cross-Reactivity Definition - Food Allergies
Apr 23, 2009 ... Definition of cross-reactivity from your About.com Guide to Food Allergies.
http://foodallergies.about.com/od/glossary/g/crossreact.htm
Gluten Allergy Definition - Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity
Nov 7, 2013 ... Gluten is a form of plant protein found in the grains wheat, barley and rye, and in foods containing ingredients derived from these grains.
http://celiacdisease.about.com/od/celiacdiseaseglossarygl/g/Gluten-Allergy-Definition.htm
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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Wheat Allergy vs. Gluten Allergy - Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity
Jun 3, 2014 ... In the United States, food allergen labeling laws require disclosure of any ... The Oslo definitions for coeliac disease and related terms. Gut.
http://celiacdisease.about.com/od/commoncomplicationsofcd/f/Wheat-Allergy-vs-Gluten-Allergy.htm
Wheat Allergy Definition - Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity
Sep 3, 2013 ... Wheat is considered one of the top eight food allergens in the U.S., so companies must therefore companies disclose when they include a ...
http://celiacdisease.about.com/od/celiacdiseaseglossarytz/g/Wheat-Allergy-Definition.htm
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 ...
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