Niagara Falls Food: Milk Allergy, Lactose Intolerance and Soy Allergy

Author: Gail Mercedes

Milk Allergy

Milk allergy is a reaction of the immune system to one or more milk proteins. The immune system mistakenly creates antibodies to fight the milk proteins. The antibodies create chemicals in the body that can result in skin rashes, headaches, nausea and or wheezing. Lactose intolerance and cow milk allergy are not the same. One most common allergy that children have is milk allergy. In some instances, some that are allergic to cow's milk may also allergic to goat, sheep, buffalo and soy milk. Milk allergy is most common in cow's milk. Milk allergies can appear in the first year of life.

Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance is the digestive systems inability to digest lactose. Milk allergy is an immune system disorder. If you have lactose intolerance or are allergic to milk it is recommended that you restrict or if possible eliminate dairy products from your diet. Consult with your doctor specialized in lactose intolerance and milk allergy for professional consultation. You can still enjoy your favorite meals but they have to be prepared differently

Soy Allergy

Soy allergy is a common food allergy in infants and young children. Soy ingredients is common in processed and manufactured products. Soy is a common ingredient in fast food restaurants, infant formula, cereals and salad dressing having soy. Soy allergy is an auto-immune disease that is triggered by the consumption of soy. Soybeans is a legume. The allergy can extend to other foods in the legume family. Legume include navy, kidney, string, black, and pinto beans, chickpeas (garbanzo beans), lentils, carob, licorice, and peanuts. Soybean allergies and peanut allergies are common

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About the Author:

Like most people I am a multi-tasker. I am a wife, mom and businesswoman. Recently, I have been researching foods, ingredients and recipes. Different cultures have influenced our daily menus. I have a collection of favorite cookbooks. The cookbooks vary from copycat restaurant recipes, pizza secrets, authentic Chinese cooking, the Mediterranean Diet to specialty diets. We all have to eat. Why not learn to cook varied healthy meals. Hope you enjoy my article. I really enjoy writing them.

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