Here are the top 10 food allergies and intolerances for the coming year.
The list was compiled from the official WHO website, which includes more than 2,000 food allergies, intolerances and conditions.
The most common is a food allergy to milk.
Here are the 10 most common allergies and intolerance conditions.1.
Milk allergiesA milk allergy can cause an allergic reaction to milk or dairy products.
This can include a runny nose, swelling, or diarrhoea.
The reaction is usually mild and usually resolves on its own.
Some people also have a mild allergy to wheat, barley, soy, and eggs.2.
Food sensitivitiesA food sensitivities condition can cause symptoms including an upset stomach, wheezing, or fever.
It usually resolves without medical treatment.
Some children and adults with food sensitities can develop severe symptoms, including asthma, gastroenteritis, and pneumonia.3.
Sensitivities to glutenA food sensitivity to gluten (or wheat) can cause a reaction when eating food with a gluten-containing grain.
The symptoms include a rash on the face, a burning sensation, dry mouth, a runty tongue, and fever.4.
Allergic reactions to dairy productsA food allergy can also cause an upset tummy, diarrhoeas, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and a runt-like appearance.
People with an allergy to dairy, wheat, or barley may also develop severe digestive problems.5.
Allergies to meatThe condition is similar to a food intolerance.
It can include stomach pain, cramping, and nausea.
It’s usually mild, and usually settles on its and is relieved on its.
A few people may have a severe reaction to meat, including ulcerative colitis and food poisoning.6.
Food intolerances to peanutsThe condition can include swelling in the mouth and stomach, nausea and vomiting, and severe fatigue.
It may lead to severe abdominal pain and bleeding, or a shortness of breath.7.
Food intolerance to seafoodThe condition affects the stomach and can cause severe stomach pain.
It should be treated as a severe food allergy.8.
Allergy to peanuts, tree nuts, and eggplantThe condition causes severe vomiting, diarrheal symptoms, and diarrhoeal discharge.
It needs medical treatment, usually in a hospital, and can also be life-threatening.9.
Food allergy to nuts, hazelnuts, and avocadoThe condition triggers an allergic response in people with allergies to peanuts and hazelnut.
They may experience symptoms including a run-ny nose or wheezer, burning in the throat, or diarrhea.
This reaction is often mild and resolves on it’s own.10.
Allergen sensitivitiesThe condition could cause severe reactions to the skin, eyes, mouth, nose, or throat.
Some of the symptoms include: a fever of up to 101 degrees, trouble breathing, difficulty swallowing, or chest pain.