Because individuals ingest food throughout the day, potentially any malady could be falsely associated with eating. In fact, surveys of adults have shown that 18 to 22% believe that they have a food allergy, and 28% of parents suspect a food allergy in their infants and young children.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Nutrition and Food
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781420038392
ISBN (Print)0849327059, 9780849327056
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2001


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