Peanut Allergy Resources

There are 18 allergens recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) associated with peanut allergy.

These allergens include 2S, 7S and 11S seed storage proteins which are also found in many tree nuts.

Peanuts also contain plant profilin proteins, lipid transfer proteins and Bet v 1 proteins which are associated with Pollen Food Syndrome.

I have put together some more comprehensive resources at http://www.allergyresources.co.uk/Peanut.php

The allergy resources page for peanut covers the key allergens, which allergic syndromes are linked to this allergy and other foods which are commonly cross reactive with peanut .

There is also regularly updated links to useful websites specifically for peanut allergies and the latest research papers on the topic.

If you have multiple allergies and are interested in how they are linked or want to find out more about food allergies outside the usual top 14 then you can follow me on Facebook or Twitter, where I share a food allergy card every day of the week.

Published by Jemma D

I love to write about food allergies, asthma and eczema.

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