Tree Nut Allergy Information

Tree Nut Allergy Information

Learn more about tree nut allergy, tree nut free foods, allergy testing and more.
This page will be updated as new tree nut allergy information and posts become available.

_______________________________________________________________________________________

What is a tree nut?
The nut is a hard shelled fruit of some plants having an indehiscent (not splitting open spontaneously when mature) seed. Tree nut allergies are often as serious as a peanut allergy and can be lifelong. Click on the above link for a list of common tree nuts and to learn more about tree nut allergy.

_______________________________________________________________________________________

Is coconut a tree nut?
In the US coconut is labeled as a tree nut by the FDA. Most allergists do not consider the coconut a tree nut and very few individuals are allergic. Learn more about why the coconut is such a confusing type of food.

_______________________________________________________________________________________

Coconut Oil Allergy
Learn more about coconut oil and what to do when eating out in restaurants.

_______________________________________________________________________________________

 

COMMENTS

t 16:25:12