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Quinoa allergy symptoms

Quinoa allergy symptoms

Quinoa is crop which is grown primarily for its edible seeds. Quinoa is highly appreciated for its nutritional value. It is widely called a “Super-food” which is a great source of complete protein. It is commonly used as ingredient, flour and a side dish in many parts of the world. It is recommended and essential that if you have had allergies to other grain products, then utmost care should be taken in trying out Quinoa. Although generally, quinoa is not…

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Tapioca allergy

Tapioca allergy

Tapioca is gotten from the roots of a plant called cassava. The tubers when taken in its raw form, causes great damage to the human system which can lead to death if sufficient quantities are eaten. But they are edible after boiling. Tapioca predominantly consists of carbohydrates. Its flour or starch has always served as an alternative for people suffering from wheat allergies, but a recent research by Medical professionals revealed that the tuber has cyanide – which is known…

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Truffle Allergy

Truffle Allergy

Truffles are a type of fungus that grows underground near trees.  Like other types of fungus, a truffle needs the nutrients, air and water supplied by a close association with trees or other plants to grow.  Because of their subterranean nature and difficulty in harvesting, truffles can sell for extremely high prices. To find truffles, a truffle hunter takes a pig, dog or other type of fungivore into an area where truffles are known to grow.  The fungivore exhibits a…

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