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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.