If you have a soy allergy or get an allergy soy bean reaction, it means that your body sees the 15 or so proteins in soy as a dangerous substance.
When your body rejects the substance (soy), it releases an antibody called immunoglobulin E.
Soy is a product of soybean, in many cases the allergy starts with soy based infant formula, but most children outgrow this soy allergy. Soy allergies can easily be diagnosed with a blood test.
Products Containing Soy Protein Include:
● Soya sauce
● Soy milk
● Hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP)
● Soybean butter
● Soy albumin, soy fiber, soy flour, soy grits, soy milk, soy nuts, soy sprouts
● Soy protein (concentrate, isolate)
● Textured vegetable protein (TVP)
● Soy sauce, tamari
● Bakery goods, chocolate and breakfast cereals
● vegetable broth, vegetable gum and vegetable starch
Soy Allergy Symptom Information
Soy Allergy Symptoms
Signs and symptoms of soy allergies:
● Allergy to soy products can trigger a tingling sensation in the mouth
● Eczema (scaly, itchy skin)
● Abdominal pain
● Soy allergy triggers diarrhea, nausea and/or vomiting
Some symptoms require medical attention immediately:
* Restriction of the airways
* Blood pressure
* Weak pulse
* Difficulty swallowing
Tips for Soy Allergies
The best way to prevent an allergic reaction, is to avoid soy and all products containing soy. Always read the label. Stay away from foods containing soy, soybean or glycine max.
Soy is very prominent in most foods, and can also be hidden in hydrolysed vegetable protein, textured vegetable protein, lecithin, monosodium glutamate, vegetable oil and vitamin E.Educate your family about the allergy, even your children as soon as they are old enough.
Infant soy protein allergy is very common because soy protein is found in formula, so read the label of foods to make sure.
Following a soy allergy diet can also help with allergies to soy.
.Other pages on remedies for skin in connection with soy allergy.
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