Milk allergy

On average every German drinks about 65 litres of milk a year. In addition to that they also consume numerous milk products such as cheese, yoghurt, curd cheese etc. Moreover, other milk ingredients can be found in TV dinners, different kinds of bread, cakes and pastries, sausages and spice blends. [1] Thus one must always pay careful attention to exactly which ingredients a particular food contains if a milk allergy is present. Milk is an important source for calcium that supports bone growth and reduces the risk of contracting osteoporosis. [2]

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The milk allergen can cause strong or even very strong allergic reactions. It is mostly children who suffer from milk allergy. Approximately two in 100 babies show allergic reactions to cow’s milk. [3] As an allergy to cow’s milk usually dies down by the time children start school parents should have their children tested on a yearly basis, to make sure whether it is really still necessary to avoid milk and milk products. When adults show a hypersensitivity to milk that usually means they suffer from lactose intolerance; an allergy to milk protein is rare among grown-ups. [4]