Michelle Berriedale-Johnson, editor of Foods Matter, explains what you need to do when you or your child have been diagnosed with a tree nut or peanut allergy. As your allergist will tell you, even a tiny amount can cause a serious reaction in sensitive people so it’s important to be fully informed on what you can do to avoid and treat allergic reactions. Though often referred to as a nut, peanuts are actually legumes that grow underground. Please note the special section on staying safe with peanut and tree nut allergies at the end of this article.
After the diagnosis, the first things to do
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