what is the most common food allergy?



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    90% of all food allergies consist of allergies to milk, egg, peanut, tree nut (walnut, cashew, etc.), fish, shellfish, soy, and wheat.

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    According to the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network, there are 8 most common food alergies in the US; these account for approximately 90% of food allergies in the country. Here is the list: dairy allergies, soy allergies, wheat allergies, shellfish allergies, fish allergies, peanut allergies, tree nut allergies, and egg allergies.

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    All of the above is true of adult allergies.  In children, the #1 allergy is dairy.  2-3% of infants in developed countries experience this allergy, and 13-20% of those children are also allergic to beef.  However 85-90% of these children also grow out of it by the age of 3.

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