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Most Common Food Allergies

Do you know what eight foods account for 50 - 90% of allergic reactions? Read more about the "Big Eight" food allergens here.
  1. Dairy Allergies (12)
  2. Egg Allergies (14)
  3. Wheat Allergies (15)
  4. Soy Allergies (6)
  5. Nut Allergies (11)
  6. Seafood Allergies (9)
  7. Other Food Allergies (7)
  8. Peanut Allergies (12)

The 8 Most Common Food Allergies
Do you know which eight foods cause the majority of allergic reactions in the United States? Learn more about the most common food allergies.

What Are the Most Common Food Allergies for Children?
The most common food allergies in American children.

What Are the Most Common Food Allergies for Adults?
The most common food allergies for adults in the United States.

Food Intolerances
Learn about the types, symptoms, and diagnosis of food intolerances.

When You Have a Tree-Nut Allergy

The Nuts and Bolts of Oral Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy
Oral immunotherapy (OIT) is one area of research for the treatment of peanut allergy. Read the latest here.

Do You Have a Lupine Allergy?
Related to the peanut, lupine is a seed which may cause an allergic reaction.

Surprising Sources of Soy

12 Surprising Sources of Peanut
Read about these twelve surprising sources of peanut allergen the peanut-allergic person should avoid.

18 Surprising Foods that Contain Milk
Got a milk allergy? Check out these 18 surprising and unlikely foods with milk.

Alternative Milks: Options for Milk Allergy
When milk allergy exists, it's important to find a milk substitute that works for growth, development and well-being.

Youd Never Guess Where the Wheat is Hiding
If you're avoiding wheat due to a food allergy, you need to know where it's hiding. Check out these 22 foods with wheat.

Milk-Free Sources of Calcium

Uncover Hidden Egg Ingredients
Reading the ingredient label isn't the only thing you have to worry about when you have an egg allergy. Check out this list of hidden egg ingredients in everyday food.

9 Peanut-free Alternatives to the Peanut Butter Sandwich
Looking for an alternative to the peanut butter sandwich? Check out these 9 peanut-free options.

7 Nutrients You May be Missing with an Egg Allergy
Avoiding egg due to an egg allergy means you may miss out on important nutrients, such as iron, choline, selenium and zinc, and more.

5 Ways to Prevent Food Allergies in Your Baby
Want to know how to prevent food allergy development in your baby? Here are 5 ways to curb food allergies and help avoid them.

15 Milk-Free Snacks
What should you snack on if you have a milk allergy? Find 15 of the most nutritious, milk-free combinations here.

Milk-Free Snacks for the Picky Eater
Picky eaters are hard to feed, especially when they have a milk allergy. These 19 milk-free snacks for the picky eater will help!

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