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Corn Allergy - Allergy Testing Brisbane | Allergy Testing Gold Coast

Allergic symptoms of corn allergy develop when an individual’s immune system becomes sensitised and overreacts following the ingestion of corn or foods containing corn-derived products. Symptoms of Corn Allergy Physical reactions to corn and corn products can range from mild to severe. Some common symptoms include: Hives Nausea, abdominal cramping, indigestion, vomiting, diarrheoa Nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing Headaches Exacerbation of asthma Anaphylaxis Note: Anaphylaxis is life-threatening and can intensify rapidly. Individuals should be treated with adrenaline immediately upon the onset of symptoms.

Low Salicylate Diet - Allergy Testing Brisbane | Allergy Testing Gold Coast

The aim of a low salicylate diet is to keep the intake of salicylates to a minimum. Salicylates occur naturally in many fruits vegetables, nuts, herbs, spices, jams, honey, yeast extracts, tea, coffee, juices, beer, wine and natural flavourings (e.g. peppermint). Salicylates are also frequently used in medications, perfumes, botanical oils and toothpastes. Important considerations when undertaking a diet low in salicylates: Salicylate is highest in unripe fruit, and lowest in fruit ready to drop off the plant Salicylate is highest in the skin zone of fruit and vegetables (skin and just below skin) Salicylate is concentrated by processing such as within fruit or vegetable juices, sauces, past

Salicylate Sensitivity - Allergy Testing Brisbane | Allergy Testing Gold Coast

Natural chemicals are found in the foods we eat. Food is composed of protein, carbohydrate, fat and various nutrients as well as a number of natural chemicals. These naturally occurring chemicals often add flavour and smell to food. Sometimes they will trigger adverse symptoms in unlucky individuals. Salicylates are one family of chemicals that occur naturally in plants. They act as a natural pesticide, and protect plants against harmful bacteria, insects, fungi and disease. Salicylates are present in fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs, spices, jams, honey, yeast extracts, tea, coffee, juices, beer, wine and natural flavourings (e.g. peppermint). Salicylates are also created synthetically and c

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