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What nutritional deficiencies do people with shellfish allergies face?

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Dr. Al Hegab
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Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
None: All of what is supplied by shellfish can be substituted by other foods, and can survive without

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A 42-year-old member asked:

I'm curious as to what nutritional deficiency's face shellfish allergies sufferers?

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Dr. Linda Green
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 46 years experience
None: As long as someone eats a well balanced diet there should not be any nutritional deficiencies due to avoidance of shellfish.

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