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10 Allergy Myths

Natural ("Organic") Foods Are Non-allergenic
Organic food doesn't mean allergy-free.
Organic food doesn't mean allergy-free.

Limiting your diet to organic food is no guarantee that you'll avoid food allergies. In fact, some of the most allergenic foods are "natural," unprocessed foods: cow's milk, eggs, peanuts, wheat, soybeans, fish and shellfish and tree nuts. Combined, these foods account for up to 90 percent of all allergic reactions. Allergies are caused not by chemicals related to growing the food, but by proteins in the food.