Food Allergy And Intolerance


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Food Allergy And Intolerance

  1. 1. Food Allergy & Intolerance Prepared by Yuhui Xie 2011
  2. 2. Before we start …This training will take you 40 minutesYou will have a in-class activity as assessment at the end of the session
  3. 3. Ground Rules
  4. 4. Learning OutcomesBy the end of today’s session, participants will be able to:•Define what a Food Allergy is•Define what a Food Intolerance is•And explain how to Manage FoodAllergy and Intolerance
  5. 5. Content• Food Part 2 • Management Allergy • Food Intolerance Part 1 Part 3
  6. 6. Difference Food Allergy Immune system reaction Food Intolerance Inability to digest a food
  7. 7. Part 1-Food Allergy
  8. 8. What Are Major Food Allergens?More than 160 foods cancause allergic reactions! 1. Crustaceans 2. Milk Allergens 3. Tree nuts 4. Fish Symptom 5. Eggs 6. Peanuts 7. Sesame seeds Anaphylaxis 8. Soybeans 9. Gluten
  9. 9. AllergensAnaphylaxisSymptoms
  10. 10. Symptoms Allergens Symptoms Anaphylaxis
  11. 11. AnaphylaxisAnaphylaxis isthe most severe Allergensform of allergicreaction and is Symptomspotentially Anaphylaxislife threatening.
  12. 12. Part 2-Food Intolerances
  13. 13. Most Common Food IntolerancesLactose intolerance TypesMilk intoleranceFood additive intolerance SymptomsSulphites Lactose
  14. 14. Symptoms Types Symptoms Lactose
  15. 15. Lactose IntoleranceIt caused by ashortage of the Typesenzyme lactase, whichis used to ensure Symptomslactose is absorbedproperly into the Lactosebloodstream from the Intolerancestomach.
  16. 16. FivePart 3-Management Points Keep You Safe 1.Test it 2.First Aid 3.Read the Label 4.Always Ask
  17. 17. Point 1- Test itBlood Test Skin Test Test First AidElimination Diets Label Always Ask
  18. 18. Point 2- First Aid (Food Allergy Only )Antihistamine Epipen Allergy Test First Aid Label Always Ask
  19. 19. Point 3-Read the Label Allergy Test First Aid Label Always1. Always read food labels before you use them. Ask2. Remember to check the ingredients every time .
  20. 20. Point 4- Always Ask• Tell restaurant • Ask about cross Allergy Test contamination• Ask about the dishes • Avoid self-service area First Aid Label Me Ask Before Eat Always Ask
  21. 21. Review FoodFood Allergy Management Intolerance Allergen TypesSymptoms Symptoms Four PointsAnaphylaxis Lactose
  22. 22. Must Know Four Points 3. 1. 2. Read the 4.Test it Out First Aid Label Always Ask
  23. 23. AssessmentInstructions:• You will be provided a dinner scenario, menu with recipes.• Product Date Sheet also provided.• You will need to decide what the scenario and ingredients lead to (allergy or intolerance) and possible actions to resolve the problemTime Allowed : 10 minutes
  24. 24. What did you decide?