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Food for allergies

When you have food allergies you must be extremely careful with what you eat. There are certain foods for allergies that have been created to make eating a little easier for those that have multiple food allergies. The fact the food for allergies exists is just half the battle. You still have to know where to find these different foods for allergies.

First most food for allergies is going to have at least one ingredient if not a few missing. The most common food allergies are dairy, peanut, tree nut, wheat, shellfish, and seafood. Those who have multiple allergies can actually suffer from more than one food allergy in this list. This means that it is extremely difficult for a person to go to a restaurant or even find food in the store depending on the food allergy or allergies. For those that need special food for allergies it is often easier to go to the supermarket in order to find the appropriate foods. At the supermarket or on online specialty shops you can be guaranteed there is nothing in the food for your allergies to flare up.

In other words when you go to the supermarket you are going to have to look for food for allergies. This means that you must read the entire package of ingredients. For an example let’s use someone that is allergic to wheat. Many of the spaghetti or noodles, desserts, and even rice are going to be made with wheat. For this person they will have to look on the shelf for a food for allergies. This means that there may be special packaging that advertises no wheat products or they will have to stand there and read the package for the word wheat. This can get pretty tiring and it is time consuming. That is why there are a few specialty stores online as well as natural food stores that tend to carry food for allergies.

One place you can find snack foods for allergies is called Divvies. Divvies offers a great range of snack food items that are completely without the common ingredients, such as wheat, nuts, dairy, and egg. Going back to our example up above you will also find that many of the products have an egg base. This can be rather difficult for someone who is allergic to even cooked eggs. The best method for finding food for allergies is still going to be reading the packages.

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February 21, 2008 - Posted by | Blogroll, Food allergy

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