Nutrition and Diet Therapy: Self-Instructional Approaches, Fifth Edition
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1:  Define allergy.

2:  Name the substance(s) that trigger allergicreactions.

3:  Describe how IgA, IgE, IgG, and IgM are formedin the body.

4:  What is the delayed allergic reaction syndrome?

5:  Describe the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance.

6:  Identify six major problems that arise in regard tomanagement of food allergies.

7:  Name the two basic diet objectives in allergy management.

8:  Why is breastmilk preferred over cow's milk forfeeding infants?

9:  Identify the two types of tests available for diagnosingchildren.

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