Seasonal allergies: Foods to avoid and foods to favour

5 May, 2016 ,

Instead of eating them, check out our article on Banana Art

Instead of eating them, check out our article on Banana Art

People with ragweed pollen allergy need to watch out for bananas, celery, cucumbers, melons and zucchini.

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If you are allergic to birch pollen or alder, it’s better to avoid cherries, celery, apples, almonds, pistachios and mangos.

chilis

There is also a general recommendation against very spicy dishes because capsaicin, the chemical that gives peppers their intensity, is a trigger for symptoms similar to those of seasonal allergies. The mechanism of action is different than true allergies, but if spicy foods mimic your already bothersome symptoms, it is better to abstain.

bière beer

It’s also recommended to avoid alcohol, since it can cause your blood vessels to dilate, which can aggravate the sniffles.

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