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Dairy Products and Allergies

Food allergies – also referred to as hypersensitivities – can be defined as exaggerated reactions by the immune system to food components it considers as intruders. The food allergen is generally a protein or an amino-acid sequence. Food allergies can be explained as breakdowns in the body’s normal immune response (which usually tolerates food proteins). Allergic people have a genetic predisposition, which impairs their body to tolerate these food proteins.

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published date 31 March 2016

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Food allergies – also referred to as hypersensitivities – can be defined as exaggerated reactions by the immune system to food components it considers as intruders. The food allergen is generally a protein or an amino-acid sequence. Food allergies can be explained as breakdowns in the body’s normal immune response (which usually tolerates food proteins). Allergic people have a genetic predisposition, which impairs their body to tolerate these food proteins.

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