May 7, 2011

Allergen Cross-reactivity

If you're allergic to latex, you might react to kiwi too. Why? It's called cross-reactivity. Birch pollen and apple cross-react too. They look very different to us but to our immune system they allergens (part of the substance that we react to) looks similar. More to come.

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May 2, 2011

High Protein Foods - Animal and plant sources

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Here's a chart to help you include enough protein in your diet. Be sure to include plant proteins :)
(Image from © -  Best High Protein Foods)