How to manage food allergies: Nutritionist shares tips

Published on Jul 18, 2022 09:54 AM IST
  • Detoxifying the body once every 6 months can help in reducing intolerances to food items. Toxins such as chemicals, drugs, pollutants and pesticides often accumulate in the body – it is necessary to remove such toxins.
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Food allergies are extremely common. Certain components or contaminants present in the food items consumed by us can give us allergies. Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee addressed this issue a few days back on her Instagram profile and wrote, "Food allergy can be caused either by components in food such as gluten, lactose and some proteins or due to contaminants in the food. For example, certain preservatives and insecticides act as allergens. These contaminants can enter food while storing or processing it." She further noted down ways by which food allergies can be managed.(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 18, 2022 09:54 AM IST

Food allergies are extremely common. Certain components or contaminants present in the food items consumed by us can give us allergies. Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee addressed this issue a few days back on her Instagram profile and wrote, "Food allergy can be caused either by components in food such as gluten, lactose and some proteins or due to contaminants in the food. For example, certain preservatives and insecticides act as allergens. These contaminants can enter food while storing or processing it." She further noted down ways by which food allergies can be managed.(Unsplash)

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Detoxifying the body once every 6 months can help in reducing intolerances to food items. Toxins such as chemicals, drugs, pollutants and pesticides often accumulate in the body – it is necessary to remove such toxins.(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 18, 2022 09:54 AM IST

Detoxifying the body once every 6 months can help in reducing intolerances to food items. Toxins such as chemicals, drugs, pollutants and pesticides often accumulate in the body – it is necessary to remove such toxins.(Unsplash)

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There are food items that we are already aware of that will cause allergy to us – it is best to eliminate those items from the diet.(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 18, 2022 09:54 AM IST

There are food items that we are already aware of that will cause allergy to us – it is best to eliminate those items from the diet.(Unsplash)

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When we go outdoors for food, be at a restaurant or someone's place, it is important to inform the person serving food about the food items we are allergic to. That way, they can be careful to not serve us with such food items.(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 18, 2022 09:54 AM IST

When we go outdoors for food, be at a restaurant or someone's place, it is important to inform the person serving food about the food items we are allergic to. That way, they can be careful to not serve us with such food items.(Unsplash)

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Items that we are allergic to should be eliminated from the diet. However, we should focus on garnering the nutrients needed for the body from alternate food items.(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 18, 2022 09:54 AM IST

Items that we are allergic to should be eliminated from the diet. However, we should focus on garnering the nutrients needed for the body from alternate food items.(Unsplash)

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We should carefully read food labels and be aware of the ingredients of the food item, in order to avoid allergies.(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 18, 2022 09:54 AM IST

We should carefully read food labels and be aware of the ingredients of the food item, in order to avoid allergies.(Unsplash)

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We should recognise early symptoms of food allergies and keep anti-allergy medication with us at all times.(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 18, 2022 09:54 AM IST

We should recognise early symptoms of food allergies and keep anti-allergy medication with us at all times.(Unsplash)

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In case we are allergic to a certain dish, we should ensure that we do not get served by the same spoon that has been used with that dish. That way, we can avoid cross contamination.(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 18, 2022 09:54 AM IST

In case we are allergic to a certain dish, we should ensure that we do not get served by the same spoon that has been used with that dish. That way, we can avoid cross contamination.(Unsplash)

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