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Peanut Allergy Diet

Peanut Allergy Diet

General guidelines for peanut allergy

The key to an allergy-free diet is to avoid all foods or products containing the food to which you are allergic. A peanut allergy is an abnormal response of the body to the proteins found in peanuts. In order to avoid foods that contain peanuts, it is important to read food labels.

How to read a label for a peanut-free diet

Be sure to avoid foods that contain any of the following ingredients:

Foods that may indicate the presence of peanut protein include:

Other possible sources of peanuts or peanut products:

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