Latex is a natural product which is a milky, sticky colloid extracted from the bark of the rubber tree (hevea brasiliensis). This latex among other ingredients consists of various types kinds of proteins some of which are thought to be the cause of allergies.

Latex is a natural product which is a milky, sticky colloid extracted from the bark of the rubber tree (hevea brasiliensis). This latex among other ingredients consists of various types kinds of proteins some of which are thought to be the cause of allergies.

Do your allergies cross-react?  Interesting, I'm highly allergic to latex & have problems with about half the foods on the cross reaction list.

Do your allergies cross-react? Interesting, I'm highly allergic to latex & have problems with about half the foods on the cross reaction list.

Foods to avoid if you have a latex allergy: Learning About Latex Allergies

Foods to avoid if you have a latex allergy: Learning About Latex Allergies

Allergy cross reacting chart: to be honest I'm not sure where she's getting all of this information. It has the info from Cyrex labs for gluten and that is why I have repinned it.

Allergy cross reacting chart: to be honest I'm not sure where she's getting all of this information. It has the info from Cyrex labs for gluten and that is why I have repinned it.

Is a Food Latex Allergy contributing to your auto-immune problems? - Pretty Little Celiac

Is a Food Latex Allergy contributing to your auto-immune problems? - Pretty Little Celiac

Living with a Latex Allergy: Poison in Surprising Places at Home

Living with a Latex Allergy: Poison in Surprising Places at Home

Before my honeymoon to Mexico in 2010 I was an allergy-free person.

Did you know that kiwi fruit, Avocado & Banana are related to Latex Allergy ?

Did you know that kiwi fruit, Avocado & Banana are related to Latex Allergy ?

Can Gutta Percha be used for root canals in (NRL)Latex-Allergic individuals? | American Latex Allergy Association

Can Gutta Percha be used for root canals in (NRL)Latex-Allergic individuals? | American Latex Allergy Association

What is the difference between Spandex and Lycra®? | American Latex Allergy Association

What is the difference between Spandex and Lycra®? | American Latex Allergy Association

I stumbled upon this information while participating in a Facebook forum.  I had never considered my allergy to latex to be associated to foods!  After reading about cross reactive foods, it’s clear that I may have “missed the boat” on this for way too long!  I found that natural fruits and vegetables have varying degrees …

I stumbled upon this information while participating in a Facebook forum. I had never considered my allergy to latex to be associated to foods! After reading about cross reactive foods, it’s clear that I may have “missed the boat” on this for way too long! I found that natural fruits and vegetables have varying degrees …

Banana, ragweed, avocado/ Cross Reactive Food | American Latex Allergy Association

Banana, ragweed, avocado/ Cross Reactive Food | American Latex Allergy Association

Pinterest
Search