This video from the National Institue of Allergy and Infectious Diseases explains.
SUMMARY: Food allergies are an auto-immune response to something eaten that one’s immune system mistakes for something negative.
It’s Food Allergy Awareness Week! Make sure that you’re aware about what food allergies are and what causes them.
If you think you might have food allergies, be sure to watch the video above from the National Institue of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and of course consult with your physician or a specialist.
Curious about what foods you should be eating? Check out this article on 7 nutritional powerhouses you should be eating.