In young children and infants, Tree nut allergy is the second most common allergy.
They can lead to near-fatal to fatal allergic reactions.
Once allergic to Tree nut then they become lifelong allergic to tree nut. Only 9% of children having this allergy outgrow it.
Reading Label for Tree Nuts :
1. The following can indicate the presence of tree nuts in them.
2. Brazil nut, Beech-Nut, Almond, Cashew, Butter Nut, Bush nut, Filbert, Chestnut, Coconut, Hickory nut, Hazelnut, Ginko Nut, Nangai nut, Macadamia nut, Lichee nut, Pistachio, Pine nut, Pecan, Walnut, Shea nut.
3. They can be also found in Nougat, Pesto, Natural flavoring, Baked goods, Artificial flavoring, and Mortadella.
It is a tree nut, which is actually a seed of a drupaceous fruit. If allergic to tree nuts, many can easily eat Coconut. This coconut allergy is very rare.
This is a condition when one food proteins are similar to another. Then, the immune system thinks that they are the same.
Tree nuts are actually different family than peanuts. But allergic to Tree nuts can be co-allergic to Peanuts.
Nutrition when allergic to nuts:
Tree nuts contain the important ingredients like minerals, protein, and vitamins.
Alternatives in case allergic to nuts are Protein foods like fish, legumes, meat, eggs, poultry, dairy, vegetables, fruit and enriched grains.
Substitutions for tree nut :
It is actually easy to replace tree nuts. Sunflower butter and pumpkin seed butter help to replace them. Roasted chickpeas can also replace them. In pecan pie, Pretzels can replace Tree Nuts.