Nut Allergies Directory
Nut allergies are a common type of food allergy. They can be life-threatening. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about nut allergies, symptoms, treatments, and much more.
Peanut Allergy-Topic Overview
What is a peanut allergy?A peanut allergy is a reaction that occurs when your body mistakenly identifies peanuts as harmful substances. When you eat peanuts or food containing peanuts, your immune system-the body's natural defense system that fights infections and diseases-overreacts and can cause a serious, even life - threatening response.What causes a peanut allergy?An allergic reaction occurs
Food Substitutes for Peanut or Nut Allergy
If you have a peanut or nut allergy, there are substitute ingredients you can use for peanuts and nuts in many recipes. WebMD explains.
Peanut and Nut Allergies: Spotting Problems on Food Labels
See where you might find nuts and peanuts on food labels and ingredients lists. Here’s what to look for to avoid allergic reactions.
What Should I Do if I’m Allergic to Nuts?
Look for these things on food labels, and more tips for avoiding nuts.
Serious Food Allergies: How to Keep Your Teen Safe
It's challenging to be the parent of a teenager under the best of circumstances. But if your teen has serious allergies, parents face a whole new set of concerns. Learn how to manage serious allergies and keep your teen prepared at all times.
Relief for Allergies at School
To keep allergies at school under control, work closely with teachers, coaches, the school nurse -- and your child. Here are top tips to help your child control allergies at school.
Food Allergies: Protect Your Child at Home and Away
Whether at home or away, dealing with your child’s food allergies can be challenging. Take steps to safeguard your child from cross-contamination, food allergy triggers, and other food allergy dangers.