How to Manage Food Allergies: Tips from a Nutritionist

Detoxifying the body once every 6 months can help in reducing intolerance to food items. Toxins such as chemicals, drugs, pollutants and pesticides often accumulate in the body – it is necessary to remove such toxins.

Food allergies are extremely common. Certain components or contaminants present in the food items consumed by us can give us allergies. Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee addressed this issue a few days back on her Instagram profile and wrote, "Food allergy can be caused either by components in food such as gluten, lactose and some proteins or due to contaminants in the food. For example, certain preservatives and insecticides act as allergens. These contaminants can enter food while storing or processing it." She further noted down ways by which food allergies can be managed.

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