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How Many People Have Food Allergies? (Infographic)

How Many People Have Food Allergies? (Infographic)

The gluten-free lifestyle is becoming increasingly well-known, but how many people really suffer from celiac disease, gluten intolerance, and other food allergies? A new infographic by Fooducate seeks to answer that question. While it only covers data from the U.S., it provides some fascinating information on who’s living with food allergies and how that is changing. Check it out below!

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10:27AM PDT on May 1, 2013

Thanks for sharing

6:48AM PDT on May 1, 2013

Noted..

3:31AM PST on Feb 5, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

12:15AM PST on Dec 17, 2012

Thank you :)

4:44PM PDT on Oct 14, 2012

Thank you

1:25AM PDT on Oct 13, 2012

Fascinating.

12:37PM PDT on Aug 24, 2012

thanks

10:45AM PDT on Aug 24, 2012

Interesting chart, especially with those that are lactose intolerant, which is probably since drinking milk is a habit that has been formed by misinformation.

8:38AM PDT on Aug 24, 2012

I do have real allergies that are life threatening, but these are not, with the exception of tree nuts, in the list of "the major 8". Mine are mostly fruits and vegetables, not many, but serious. Add the seasonal things like pollen and mold, and it becomes a permanent disability that needs medication and watchfulness. To be seriously allergic to a common ingredient like tomato means that every meal in a restaurant or a package must be checked for every ingredient in the prepared food. People are very considerate now, and do ask in the kitchen, which has helped me so much.

8:40PM PDT on Aug 23, 2012

I don't know that it is so much the food but what they do to it.

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