Can Food Allergies Cause Inflammation In The Body?

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A food allergy is a reaction by the body's immune system to a protein in a food. The food protein that causes an allergic reaction is called an allergen. When a person with a food allergy eats the food containing the allergen, a chain of chemical reactions can be triggered, causing inflammation and irritation in the skin, digestive and respiratory systems. Most allergic reactions occur within 30 minutes of consuming the problem food. Often, the reaction occurs within five to 10...

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