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Food Allergy Quiz

Food Allergy Quiz

Do you or does someone in your family have a food allergy? Take this quiz and learn how to better cope with this condition.

1. Although many people think they or their families have food allergies, only about 5 percent of children have proven allergies to food.
2. Food intolerance is potentially more serious than a food allergy.
3. True food allergies tend to run in families with food allergies—or families with other kinds of allergies, such as hay fever or asthma.
4. Thoroughly cooking a problem food will eliminate the chance of it causing an allergic reaction.
5. An allergic reaction to food usually starts hours after eating.
6. Although an allergic reaction to peanuts can be serious or even fatal, children often outgrow this allergy.
7. People who are allergic to ragweed should avoid eating cantaloupe, particularly during ragweed season.
8. Sometimes a case of food poisoning can be confused with a food allergy.
9. The only way to treat a food allergy is through food avoidance.

Food Allergy Quiz

Do you or does someone in your family have a food allergy? Take this quiz and learn how to better cope with this condition.

1. Although many people think they or their families have food allergies, only about 5 percent of children have proven allergies to food.
2. Food intolerance is potentially more serious than a food allergy.
3. True food allergies tend to run in families with food allergies—or families with other kinds of allergies, such as hay fever or asthma.
4. Thoroughly cooking a problem food will eliminate the chance of it causing an allergic reaction.
5. An allergic reaction to food can continue for up to eight hours.
6. Although an allergic reaction to peanuts can be serious or even fatal, children often outgrow this allergy.
7. People who are allergic to ragweed should avoid eating cantaloupe, particularly during ragweed season.
8. Sometimes a case of food poisoning can mimic the symptoms of a food allergy.
9. The only way to treat a food allergy is through food avoidance.
 
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