Allergies

Allergy to Fruit and Vegetables

When a person suffers from latex or pollen allergy, there are chances that he can also suffer from allergy by eating some fruits, vegetables, nuts and spices. These are termed as ‘Cross reactions‘. Some fruits and vegetables which can lead to allergy in some people are listed in this article. These lists can guide you about the fruits and vegetables which can give you allergic symptoms.

When the vegetable is boiled, fried or baked, allergic symptoms subside in some people. 3% of adolescents face allergic symptoms by consuming fruits and vegetables. The mild allergic symptoms include hives around mouth, vomiting and abdominal pain. Some of the allergic fruits and vegetables in different categories are described in the following lines.

Allergy to Fruit and Vegetables

Some allergic fruits, vegetables, nuts and spices are as follows:

Birch Pollen

– People who are allergic to birch pollen can also become allergic to the following fruits and vegetables –

  • Fruits – Plum, Apricot, Peach, Kiwi, Cherry, Pear and Apple
  • Vegetables – Potato, Tomato, Pepper and Carrot
  • Nuts – Almond, Hazelnut, Peanut, Groundnut, Walnut and Para nut

Grass Pollen

– People who are allergic to grass pollen can also become allergic to the following fruits and vegetables –

  • Fruits – Melon and Orange
  • Vegetables – Pea and Tomato
  • Nuts – Peanut and Groundnut

Mug Wort Pollen

– People who are allergic to mug wort pollen can also become allergic to the following fruits and vegetables –

  • Fruits – Sunflower seeds, Parsnips, Melon, Parsley and Celery
  • Vegetables – Carrots and Green Peppers

Latex allergy

– Latex allergy can occur by eating the following fruits and vegetables –

  • Fruits – Figs, Banana, Avocados, Kiwi and Papaya
  • Vegetables – Tomato and Potato

The above are a few fruits and vegetables that can lead to allergy in some people.

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