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Month: July 2018

Tapioca Allergy

Tapioca Allergy

Tapioca is a dietary staple in Africa, Asia and South America. It is a starch extracted in cassava root, a tuber native in South America. It can be used instead of flour in baking and cooking and often used in making desserts such as puddings and bubble tea. In fact, this staple can also be found in beverages and puddings in the United States.   Tapioca is almost pure starch — almost made up entirely of carbs with minor amounts…

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Vinegar Allergy

Vinegar Allergy

Allergies occur when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance — such as pollen, bee venom or pet dander — or a food that doesn’t cause a reaction in most people. Normally, your immune system fights germs. It is your body’s defense system. In most allergic reactions, however, it is responding to a false alarm. Genes and the environment probably both play a role. Allergies can range from mild to severe and can affect your airways, sinuses, nasal passages,…

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