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Peanut allergyPPeanut allergyPeanut allergyEnglishAllergyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2014-12-18T05:00:00ZVy Kim, MD, FRCPC;Anna Kasprzak, RN​9.0000000000000057.0000000000000865.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>A peanut allergy is a life-long reaction to the proteins in peanuts. Find out how to help your child manage it.<br></p><h2>What is a peanut allergy?</h2><p>A peanut allergy occurs when the body reacts to the proteins in peanuts. This allergy is treated separately from other <a href="/Article?contentid=812&language=English">nut allergies</a>. While other nuts grow on trees, peanuts (like beans, peas and lentils) belong to the legume family and grow underground.<br></p> ​ <h2>If my child has an allergy to peanuts, must they avoid all other nuts?</h2><p>People who are allergic to peanuts might not have an allergy to tree nuts. However, a person can be allergic to both.</p><h2>How serious is a peanut allergy?</h2><p>A peanut allergy carries the risk of <a href="/Article?contentid=781&language=English">anaphylaxis</a>, a severe and life threatening allergic reaction.</p><p>Some children are so sensitive to peanuts that inhaling a small amount of peanut protein (for example a tiny amount of shelled peanut in the air) can trigger a reaction. However, a person with a peanut allergy will not develop symptoms when exposed to the smell of peanuts, for example in peanut butter. The smell may trigger a response in a child with a peanut allergy because of their fear of peanuts, but this is not the same as physical allergic symptoms.</p><h2>Will my child always have a peanut allergy?</h2><p>Yes, a peanut allergy can be severe and life-long.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>A peanut allergy can be life long and carries the risk of anaphylaxis, a severe and sometimes life-threatening allergic reaction. </li> <li>Peanuts are treated as a separate allergen from tree nuts because they are part of the legume family.</li> <li>Many different products contain peanuts, including baked goods, curries, egg rolls, cereals, chocolate, sauces and hydrolyzed plant or vegetable protein.</li> <li>To prevent an allergic reaction, always read food product labels, avoid foods if you are not sure of the ingredients and avoid using utensils or containers that might have come in contact with peanuts.</li> <li>If your child's diet is limited because of a peanut, a registered dietitian can offer advice on getting a balanced diet.</li> </ul><h2>Possible sources of peanuts</h2> <p>Peanuts are used in a range of dishes, packaged food and snacks. Below is a list of some of the many food products that contain peanuts.</p> <table class="akh-table"> <tbody> <tr> <td>African, Chinese, Indonesian, Mexican, Thai and Vietnamese dishes, for example curries, chilis, egg rolls or satays</td> <td>Artificial nuts (peanuts that have been altered to look and taste like almonds, pecans and walnuts), such as mandelona or Nu-Nuts​</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Baked goods and baking mixes</td> <td>Cereals and muesli</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Chocolate and other snack foods</td> <td>Desserts</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Fried foods</td> <td>Hydrolyzed plant protein/vegetable protein (source may be peanut)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Nut meats, nut butter</td> <td>Peanut oil</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Soup, sauces and gravy</td> <td> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table><h2>Reducing the risk of cross-contamination</h2> <p>Cross-contamination occurs when a harmless substance comes in contact with a harmful substance, for example a potential allergen or harmful bacteria. If the substances mix together, the harmful substance taints the other substance, making it unsafe to eat.</p> <p>Food allergens can contaminate other foods when, for example, the same containers, utensils or frying pans hold a range of foods.</p> <p>Bulk food containers pose a high risk of cross-contamination because they are often used for different products.</p> <p>Be sure to avoid using utensils or containers that may have come in contact with allergy-causing foods and ask about possible cross-contamination when eating out.</p> <h2>How can my child get the right mix of nutrients if they must avoid peanuts?</h2> <p>The main nutrients in peanuts include protein, omega-3 fats, fibre, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, folate and vitamin E. Your child can still get these nutrients even if they must avoid peanuts.</p> <h3>Nutrients in peanuts that are found in other foods</h3> <table class="akh-table"> <thead> <tr><th>Nut​rie​nt</th><th>Where to find it</th></tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr> <td>Protein</td> <td>Meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, milk, beans, soy</td> </tr> <tr> <td>​Omega 3</td> <td>Salmon, tuna, mackerel, flaxseed oil, walnuts, edamame (soy beans), radish seeds, omega-3 eggs fortified with DHA</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Fibre</td> <td>Vegetables, fruit, whole grains</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Magnesium</td> <td>Wheat germ, peas, pumpkin, squash or sesame seeds</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Phosphorus​</td> <td>Wheat germ, rice bran, wheat bran, cheese, beans, sardines, tempeh</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Potassium​</td> <td>Bananas, papaya, sweet potato, leafy green vegetables, milk, yogurt, beans (navy, pinto, black), lentils, chickpeas, beef, pork, fish</td> </tr> <tr> <td>​Folate</td> <td>Leafy green vegetables, beans (navy, pinto, kidney, garbanzo), lentils</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Vitamin E​</td> <td>Spinach, red pepper, Swiss chard, wheat germ cereal, egg, sunflower seeds</td> </tr> </tbody> </table><h2>When to see a dietitian for a peanut allergy</h2> <p>If you have removed many foods from your child's diet because of a peanut or tree nut allergy, it may be a good idea to speak to a registered dietitian. The dietitian can review the foods your child still eats to decide if they are getting enough nutrients. If necessary, they can also recommend alternative foods that your child can eat safely.</p>
Allergie aux arachidesAAllergie aux arachidesPeanut allergyFrenchAllergyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2014-12-18T05:00:00ZVy​ Kim, MD, FRCPC;Anna Kasprzak, RNHealth (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Une allergie aux arachides est une réaction à vie aux protéines des arachides. Découvrez comment aider votre enfant à la gérer.<br></p><h2>Qu’est-ce qu’une allergie aux arachides?</h2><p>Une allergie aux arachides se produit quand le corps réagit aux protéines contenues dans les arachides. Cette allergie est traitée à part des autres allergies aux noix. Alors que les noix poussent dans les arbres, les arachides (comme les haricots, les pois et les lentilles) appartiennent à la famille des légumineuses et croissent sous la terre.</p><h2>Si mon enfant est atteint d’une allergie aux arachides, doit-il éviter toutes les autres noix? </h2><p>Les personnes qui sont allergiques aux arachides peuvent ne pas être allergiques aux noix. Cependant, une personne peut être allergique aux deux.</p><h2>À quel point une allergie aux arachides est-elle grave?</h2><p>Une allergie aux arachides peut causer une anaphylaxie, une réaction allergique grave et qui peut mettre la vie en danger.</p><p>Certains enfants sont sensibles au point qu’inhaler une petite quantité de protéines d’arachide (par exemple, la présence dans l’air d’une infime quantité d’arachides écalées) peut déclencher une réaction. Cependant, une personne atteinte d’une allergie aux arachides ne développera pas de symptômes lorsqu’elle est exposée à l’arôme des arachides, dans le beurre d’arachides, par exemple. L’arôme peut déclencher une réponse chez un enfant atteint d’une allergie aux arachides par la peur des arachides, mais ce ne sont pas les mêmes symptômes physiques de l’allergie.</p><h2>Mon enfant sera-t-il toujours atteint d’une allergie aux arachides?</h2><p>Une allergie aux arachides peut être grave et permanente.</p><h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>Une allergie aux arachides peut être permanente et peut causer une anaphylaxie, une réaction allergique grave et qui peut mettre la vie en danger.</li><li>Comme elles font partie de la famille des légumineuses, les arachides sont traitées comme un allergène différent des noix.</li><li>Plusieurs produits différents contiennent des arachides, y compris les produits de boulangerie, les currys, les rouleaux impériaux, les céréales à déjeuner, le chocolat, les sauces et les protéines à base de plantes ou protéines végétales hydrolysées.</li><li>Afin de prévenir une réaction allergique, lisez toujours les étiquettes des produits alimentaires, évitez certains aliments si vous n’êtes pas certain des ingrédients qu’ils contiennent et évitez d’utiliser des ustensiles ou des contenants qui pourraient avoir été en contact avec des arachides.</li><li>Si l’alimentation de votre enfant est limitée en raison de son allergie aux arachides, un nutritionniste peut vous conseiller afin d’équilibrer son alimentation.</li></ul><h2>Sources d’arachides potentielles</h2><p>Les arachides sont intégrées à un éventail de plats, d’aliments emballés et de grignotines. Vous trouverez ci-dessous une liste de quelques-uns des nombreux produits alimentaires contenant des arachides.</p><table class="akh-table"><tbody><tr><td>plats africains, chinois, indonésiens, mexicains, thaïlandais et vietnamiens, des currys, des chilis, des rouleaux impériaux ou des satays, par exemple;</td><td>noix artificielles (des arachides qui ont été altérées afin de ressembler et d’avoir le même goût que des amandes, des pacanes et des noix), comme les noix de mandelona ou les Nu-Nuts;​</td></tr><tr><td>les produits de boulangerie et les mélanges à pâtisserie;</td><td>céréales à déjeuner et muesli;</td></tr><tr><td>chocolat et autres grignotines;</td><td>desserts;</td></tr><tr><td>aliments frits;</td><td>hydrolysées (les arachides peuvent en être la source);</td></tr><tr><td>noix écalées, beurre de noix;</td><td>huile d’arachides;</td></tr><tr><td>soupes, sauces et jus de viande.</td><td></td></tr></tbody></table><h2>Réduire le risque de contamination croisée</h2><p>La contamination croisée se produit lorsqu’une substance inoffensive entre en contact avec une substance nocive, un allergène potentiel ou une bactérie nuisible, par exemple. Si les substances se mélangent, la substance nocive altère l’autre substance, la rendant non sécuritaire à la consommation.</p><p>Les allergènes alimentaires peuvent contaminer d’autres aliments lorsque, par exemple, les mêmes contenants, ustensiles ou poêles entrent en contact avec une variété d’aliments.</p><p>Les contenants d’aliments en vrac entraînent un risque élevé de contamination croisée puisqu’ils sont souvent utilisés pour différents produits.</p><p>Assurez-vous d’éviter d’utiliser des ustensiles ou des contenants qui pourraient être entrés en contact avec des aliments pouvant causer des allergies et informez-vous des contaminations croisées possibles lorsque vous mangez à l’extérieur.</p><h2>Comment puis-je m’assurer que mon enfant reçoit tous les nutriments nécessaires s’il doit éviter les arachides?</h2><p>Les principaux nutriments contenus dans les arachides sont les protéines, les acides gras oméga 3, les fibres, le magnésium, le phosphore, le potassium, le folate et la vitamine E. Votre enfant peut tout de même obtenir ces nutriments même s’il doit éviter les arachides.</p><h3>Les nutriments présents dans les arachides que l’on retrouve dans d’autres aliments</h3><table class="akh-table"><thead><tr><th>Nut​rime​nt</th><th>Où le trouver</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td>Protéine</td><td>Viande, poisson, volaille, œufs, fromage, lait, légumineuses et soya.</td></tr><tr><td>​Oméga 3</td><td>Saumon, thon, maquereau, huile de lin, noix, edamame (graines de soya), graines de radis, œufs oméga 3 enrichis de DHA.</td></tr><tr><td>Fibre</td><td>Légumes, fruits, grains entiers.</td></tr><tr><td>Magnésium</td><td>Germe de blé, pois, graines de citrouille, de courges ou de sésame.</td></tr><tr><td>Phosphore​</td><td>Germe de blé, son de riz. son de blé, fromage, légumineuses, sardines, tempeh.</td></tr><tr><td>Potassium​</td><td>Bananes, papaye, patate douce, légumes verts feuillus, lait, yogourt, légumineuses (haricots blancs, haricots pinto, haricots noirs), lentilles, pois chiches, bœuf, porc, poisson.</td></tr><tr><td>​Folate</td><td>Légumes feuillus verts, légumineuses (haricots blancs, haricots pinto, haricots rouges, pois chiches) et lentilles</td></tr><tr><td>Vitamine E​</td><td>Épinard, poivron rouge, bette à carde, céréale de germe de blé, œuf, graines de tournesol.</td></tr></tbody></table><h2>Quand consulter un nutritionniste à propos d’une allergie aux arachides</h2><p>Si vous avez retiré plusieurs aliments de l’alimentation de votre enfant en raison d’une allergie aux arachides ou aux noix vous devriez consulter un nutritionniste. Il peut examiner les aliments que votre enfant a conservés dans son alimentation afin de vérifier s’il obtient les nutriments dont il a besoin. Si nécessaire, il peut recommander des aliments de remplacement que votre enfant peut manger en toute sécurité.</p>

 

 

Peanut allergy809.000000000000Peanut allergyPeanut allergyPEnglishAllergyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2014-12-18T05:00:00ZVy Kim, MD, FRCPC;Anna Kasprzak, RN​9.0000000000000057.0000000000000865.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>A peanut allergy is a life-long reaction to the proteins in peanuts. Find out how to help your child manage it.<br></p><h2>What is a peanut allergy?</h2><p>A peanut allergy occurs when the body reacts to the proteins in peanuts. This allergy is treated separately from other <a href="/Article?contentid=812&language=English">nut allergies</a>. While other nuts grow on trees, peanuts (like beans, peas and lentils) belong to the legume family and grow underground.<br></p> ​ <h2>If my child has an allergy to peanuts, must they avoid all other nuts?</h2><p>People who are allergic to peanuts might not have an allergy to tree nuts. However, a person can be allergic to both.</p><h2>How serious is a peanut allergy?</h2><p>A peanut allergy carries the risk of <a href="/Article?contentid=781&language=English">anaphylaxis</a>, a severe and life threatening allergic reaction.</p><p>Some children are so sensitive to peanuts that inhaling a small amount of peanut protein (for example a tiny amount of shelled peanut in the air) can trigger a reaction. However, a person with a peanut allergy will not develop symptoms when exposed to the smell of peanuts, for example in peanut butter. The smell may trigger a response in a child with a peanut allergy because of their fear of peanuts, but this is not the same as physical allergic symptoms.</p><h2>Will my child always have a peanut allergy?</h2><p>Yes, a peanut allergy can be severe and life-long.</p><h2>Other names for peanuts</h2> <p>Peanuts can have different names in ingredient lists. Learning these names can help you catch any hidden sources of peanuts in food.</p> <p>When buying packaged foods, always check the list of ingredients in the store and again when you bring the product home. It is also a good idea to check the ingredients every time you buy the food in case the recipe has changed. You can also call the manufacturer to ask about any recipe changes.</p> <p>The following table lists some names for peanuts. Use it when you are grocery shopping or calling food manufacturers.</p> <table class="akh-table"> <tbody> <tr> <td>Arachis oil</td> <td>Beer nuts</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Cacahouette</td> <td>Goober nuts, goober peas (boiled peanuts)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Ground nuts​</td> <td> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>A peanut allergy can be life long and carries the risk of anaphylaxis, a severe and sometimes life-threatening allergic reaction. </li> <li>Peanuts are treated as a separate allergen from tree nuts because they are part of the legume family.</li> <li>Many different products contain peanuts, including baked goods, curries, egg rolls, cereals, chocolate, sauces and hydrolyzed plant or vegetable protein.</li> <li>To prevent an allergic reaction, always read food product labels, avoid foods if you are not sure of the ingredients and avoid using utensils or containers that might have come in contact with peanuts.</li> <li>If your child's diet is limited because of a peanut, a registered dietitian can offer advice on getting a balanced diet.</li> </ul><h2>Possible sources of peanuts</h2> <p>Peanuts are used in a range of dishes, packaged food and snacks. Below is a list of some of the many food products that contain peanuts.</p> <table class="akh-table"> <tbody> <tr> <td>African, Chinese, Indonesian, Mexican, Thai and Vietnamese dishes, for example curries, chilis, egg rolls or satays</td> <td>Artificial nuts (peanuts that have been altered to look and taste like almonds, pecans and walnuts), such as mandelona or Nu-Nuts​</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Baked goods and baking mixes</td> <td>Cereals and muesli</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Chocolate and other snack foods</td> <td>Desserts</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Fried foods</td> <td>Hydrolyzed plant protein/vegetable protein (source may be peanut)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Nut meats, nut butter</td> <td>Peanut oil</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Soup, sauces and gravy</td> <td> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table><h2>Reducing the risk of cross-contamination</h2> <p>Cross-contamination occurs when a harmless substance comes in contact with a harmful substance, for example a potential allergen or harmful bacteria. If the substances mix together, the harmful substance taints the other substance, making it unsafe to eat.</p> <p>Food allergens can contaminate other foods when, for example, the same containers, utensils or frying pans hold a range of foods.</p> <p>Bulk food containers pose a high risk of cross-contamination because they are often used for different products.</p> <p>Be sure to avoid using utensils or containers that may have come in contact with allergy-causing foods and ask about possible cross-contamination when eating out.</p> <h2>How can my child get the right mix of nutrients if they must avoid peanuts?</h2> <p>The main nutrients in peanuts include protein, omega-3 fats, fibre, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, folate and vitamin E. Your child can still get these nutrients even if they must avoid peanuts.</p> <h3>Nutrients in peanuts that are found in other foods</h3> <table class="akh-table"> <thead> <tr><th>Nut​rie​nt</th><th>Where to find it</th></tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr> <td>Protein</td> <td>Meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, milk, beans, soy</td> </tr> <tr> <td>​Omega 3</td> <td>Salmon, tuna, mackerel, flaxseed oil, walnuts, edamame (soy beans), radish seeds, omega-3 eggs fortified with DHA</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Fibre</td> <td>Vegetables, fruit, whole grains</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Magnesium</td> <td>Wheat germ, peas, pumpkin, squash or sesame seeds</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Phosphorus​</td> <td>Wheat germ, rice bran, wheat bran, cheese, beans, sardines, tempeh</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Potassium​</td> <td>Bananas, papaya, sweet potato, leafy green vegetables, milk, yogurt, beans (navy, pinto, black), lentils, chickpeas, beef, pork, fish</td> </tr> <tr> <td>​Folate</td> <td>Leafy green vegetables, beans (navy, pinto, kidney, garbanzo), lentils</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Vitamin E​</td> <td>Spinach, red pepper, Swiss chard, wheat germ cereal, egg, sunflower seeds</td> </tr> </tbody> </table><h2>When to see a dietitian for a peanut allergy</h2> <p>If you have removed many foods from your child's diet because of a peanut or tree nut allergy, it may be a good idea to speak to a registered dietitian. The dietitian can review the foods your child still eats to decide if they are getting enough nutrients. If necessary, they can also recommend alternative foods that your child can eat safely.</p><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/peanut_allergy.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/peanut_allergy.jpgPeanut allergyFalsePeanut allergy

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