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Peanut Allergy Diet

General guidelines for peanut allergy:

The key to an allergy-free diet is to avoid giving your child the foods or products containing the food he/she is allergic to. The items that your child is allergic to are called allergens.

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. Peanuts are very different from tree nuts.

How to read a label for an peanut-free diet:

Be sure to avoid giving your child 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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