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Kids With Food Allergies

 

Allergies are abnormal immune system reactions to things that are typically harmless to most people. When a person is allergic to something, the immune system mistakenly believes that this substance is harming the body. Substances that cause allergic reactions — such as some foods, dust, plant pollen, or medicines — are known as allergens. Peanut allergy in Canada affects about 2 in 100 children. Almost 500,000 Canadian children under 18 years have food allergies. One in two Canadians know someone with a serious food allergy. More than 40% of Canadians read food labels looking for allergen information. Dr. Varinder Bal talks to Navjot Dhillon about allergies, their causes, and how one can deal with them.