Food allergies in children
Does your family have a history of eczema, asthma, hay fever or food allergies? Learn about food allergies in children and how to spot a reaction.
Some people have an allergic reaction to a normally harmless ingredient or type of food. This immune system response can range from mild to severe.
Allergic reactions to cow's milk
About 1 in 50 infants has an allergic reaction to cow’s milk. Learn more here about allergy to milk proteins.
Egg allergy usually starts in infancy, but most children grow out of it. Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis of egg allergy, plus ways to avoid egg.
Exposure to nuts, even in very small amounts, is a common trigger for a severe allergic reaction. Find out more here about nut allergies and how they can be managed.
Allergies to seafood
Seafood allergy is complex, and 4-in-5 people will have it for life. Find out more about the symptoms and diagnosis of seafood and fish allergy.
What's the difference between food allergy and intolerance — and other health concepts?
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Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, the sugar found in milk and milk products. Learn more about treatment, symptoms and tests for lactose intolerance.
Dietitians help people understand the relationship between food and health. Learn more about dietitians such as their role and what you can expect from a them.
Underlying causes of diarrhoea
Diarrhoea usually occurs when fluid cannot be absorbed from your bowel contents, or when extra fluid is secreted into the bowel. Find out what causes diarrhoea.