A food allergy involves the immune system and happens when the body reacts to a protein in specific foods, which are usually harmless. Reactions usually happen straight after eating a small amount of food. This can lead to severe allergic reactions, known as anaphylaxis.
The most common food allergies include:
- Fish and shellfish.
Our Dietitians can highlight which products are safe for your allergy, ensure you’re meeting your nutritional requirements despite some dietary limitations, teach you label reading and provide you with strategies to manage your allergy within and outside the home.