Allergies on the rise
The experts are still arguing about it: Are the allergies increasing or the allergens, with which our children come into more contact? I think, both are the case. The sum of the loads, those our children by air, water, dress, Cosmetics, Cleaning- and food are exposed, keeps getting bigger and makes them more vulnerable. But the variety of food has also increased tremendously. And not just through additives in food. Even the whole foods! brought us many new allergens: Nuts and seeds, Grains and herbs are "cooked" in a much greater variety than before. Whole grains contain more protein, that can cause allergies, as white flour. In raw grain, There are many more fruits and vegetables
Allergens than in corresponding cooked products. That shouldn't be an argument against whole foods, because it does away with most of the diseases of civilization. But if there are allergies in your family, if you also observe this in your child, you must avoid foods that cause allergies.
A seed allergy often occurs parallel to pollen allergy, such as the hazelnut. Above all, you should avoid finished products –
be it in the restaurant or at home, because these contain a large number of substances, that can cause allergies in the long run. This applies to allergy sufferers: Cook as down-to-earth and simple as possible. Indeed: The most common allergies are to milk and egg white!