Allergies that occur in children after consuming vegetables and fruit are related to the content of profilins that are known to be contained in fruit and vegetable pollen. Types of vegetable profilins are one that may cause allergies in your child. Allergy profilins are determined due to some allergies to melons, bananas, oranges, tomatoes or a combination of these fruits. Symptoms of food pollen allergy (food pollen allergy syndrome) are associated with several health problems in the child’s body. Although the health problems in children are quite mild, the reactions that occur are such as experiencing a rash or blisters around their mouth, or stomach pain and even vomiting after eating fruit. It is better not to offer fruit until the child is older and his immune system is more developed. There is also what is known as an oral allergy which occurs itching, swelling of the lips, palate, tongue and tingling that occurs after consuming certain types of food.
Although in general, symptoms occur a few minutes after you consume them because some types of fruit and vegetables that are consumed fresh without being processed will pose a higher risk, especially for those of you who have a history of allergy. Vegetable and fruit allergies can be associated with latex allergy, which is an allergy to fruit, plant products such as avocado, chocolate, papaya and banana. Some of them who have latex allergies will react immediately after eating certain fruits. There are also some who experience pollen allergies in latex together. Some fruits and vegetables that often cause allergic reactions in children are kiwifruit which occurs in children although processed foods containing kiwi will reduce allergic reactions in children who consume them. Next is potato vegetables, for children who consume them will cause itching attacks.
Generally, nuts have a higher role than other types of vegetables. Children are usually allergic to certain types of nuts, although in some cases it was found that children who are allergic to nuts can consume vegetables and fruit normally. For those of you who introduce baby foods, including fruit, when your baby is less than six months old, the risk of allergies is higher because their digestion is still not perfect. Give one type of fruit at a time or give fruit separate from fruits and foods that can cause allergies. So you can determine which fruit has an allergic reaction to the baby’s body. By making food from processed fruit, it will reduce allergic reactions in babies. This is related to the structure of food allergens when heated.
For those of you who buy baby food, check the label for certain fruit ingredients that cause allergies. For those of you who have children allergic to vegetables and fruit, it will improve as your child grows older. However, for further results you can consult with a doctor to determine your child’s nutritional needs, which can be obtained from other types of food besides fruits and vegetables. Given that fruits and vegetables have a high fiber content so that it can make you more likely to maintain the digestive health of your child, besides the vitamin and mineral content needed by the body every day you must get several alternatives to replace them.