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Is there a reason why I am allergic to raw tomatoes but not cooked?

Is there a reason why I am allergic to raw tomatoes but not cooked?

Oral allergy: This is very common, it is an oral allergy and is not a life threatening one. You must have seasonal allergies too. It can also happen with other fresh fruits and vegetables. Once processed or cooked, the protein changes shape and your body does not recognize it to react to it. Keep eating them cooked. ...Read more

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Eating rare tomato is not as good as cooked?

Eating rare tomato is not as good as cooked?

It is good for: Your health to eat tomatoes. Tomatoes contain lycopene which is an antioxidant that fights free radicals (helps to prevent cancer). When you cook tomatoes it significantly increases the amount of bioavailable lycopene. ...Read more

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What are some substitutes to tomatoes for allergic people?

What are some substitutes to tomatoes for allergic people?

Not nightshade : Any food that is not in the nightshade family. Tomatoes are in the nightshade family and as such, there is a chance of cross reactions to other foods in the nightshade family such as potatoes, eggplant and bell peppers. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a symptom of an allergic reaction to tomato?

Anyone know what is a symptom of an allergic reaction to tomato?

Tomato allergy: Rarely, a severe allergic reaction called anaphylaxis can occur after eating tomato. More commonly are less severe reactions such as hives or swelling. This may include GI symptoms of pain and cramping. True tomato allergy is very unusual but does exist. ...Read more

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What happens if I'm allergic to milk, or have spaghetti if I'm allergic to tomatoes?

What happens if I'm allergic to milk, or have spaghetti if I'm allergic to tomatoes?

Potentially Death: If you are allergic to milk or tomatoes you could have any number of symptoms ranging from itchy mouth, to hives, to swelling, to diarrhea or vomiting, to difficulty breathing, or collapse of your cardiovascular system resulting in death. You should not eat a food you are allergic to. ...Read more

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Any ideas if I can have dairy products if I'm allergic to milk, or have spaghetti if I'm allergic to tomatoes?

No: if you are allergic to milk you cannot have any product made with milk. If you are allergic to tomatoes, you cannot have anything containing tomatoes. ...Read more

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My 2 year old eats tomato without a problem; this time a rash appeared on his face from where it touched him. Does this mean he is allergic to it?

My 2 year old eats tomato without a problem; this time a rash appeared on his face from where it touched him. Does this mean he is allergic to it?

Possible allergy: You don't want to jump to conclusions, but it sounds very suspicious for development of an allergy. There are many different types of tomatoes, so it may not be to all of them. It also might be a preservative or other coating on the tomato that he was sensitive to. Seeing an allergist can confirm or rule out an allergy. Otherwise, be careful if giving tomatoes or tomato based sauces. ...Read more

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Honestly, is 4strawberries, 1handful blueberys, 8almonds, 1 egg cooked with veggies (peppers, tomato, mushrom, onion) plain ok for weight loss? I'm 18 m

Honestly, is 4strawberries, 1handful blueberys, 8almonds, 1 egg cooked with veggies (peppers, tomato, mushrom, onion) plain ok for weight loss? I'm 18 m

Honestly - this: Sounds very healthy. I am just concerned about whether you are getting in enough calories for breakfast for an active, 18 year old male. ...Read more

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Doctor suggested to take tomato, sweet potato, broccoli to keep skin young and charm but do I need to take these in cooked state or uncooked state?Thx.

Doctor suggested to take tomato, sweet potato, broccoli to keep skin young and charm but do I need to take these in cooked state or uncooked state?Thx.

It depends: Raw food advocates would advise raw tomato & broccoli, which is ok, but cooking lightly may increase absorption of nutrients. Saute tomatoes over low heat in olive oil to increase absorption of lycopene. Slice broccoli into small pieces, sprinkle with lemon juice, let sit for 5 min. Then steam for 3 minutes- see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=george&dbid=64 bake sweet potato thoroughly. ...Read more

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