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Finding out that you are allergic to a product or a pollen can seem like a daunting problem. When the item that you are allergic to is a food product, you will need to make sure that it is never in your meals nor around you. Depending on the food item, this can become daunting for you and for your family. If you want to manage your food allergy, the first thing that you can do is pinpoint its specifications and look into an allergy treatment from your doctor. The second thing that you should do is manage your allergy through your diet. Here are a few ways to deal with allergies around your diet.
Try going on an all-natural diet
The fewer unnatural or unidentifiable ingredients that you have in your food, the easier it will be able to manage your allergy. Go on an all-natural diet with foods that do not have any unnatural ingredients. With the all-natural diet, you will be able to ensure that you do not ingest ingredients that you are allergic to. It will also be easier for you to figure out if you are having an allergic reaction to items that share similar components to the item you are allergic to; this will help you identify any deeper problems.
Invest in a pesticide wash
If fruits, vegetables, or natural ingredients, such as honey, are what you are allergic to, it is a good idea to invest in a good pesticide wash. Most fruits and vegetables will be sprayed with pesticides in order to protect them from bugs and critters during the growing process. Removing these pesticides could reveal the fact that you are not allergic to the actual food product, but instead allergic to the pesticides. By washing your fruits and vegetables appropriately, you are able to remove unnecessary film off the food and possibly decrease your allergic reactions.
Try cooking the food in question
Sometimes, cooking the food is the best way to remove any type of toxin that remains on the skin or on the outer layer of the food itself. For instance, if you are allergic to raw carrots, cooking a carrot inside of a stir fry may not cause the same type of allergic reaction. When the food is cooked, the pollen and pesticides will be heated and removed. If you can eat the food cooked, you should get retested for the pollen to determine if you can manage your allergies via food preparation alone.