A Food Allergy (Level 2)

Written by T. Pascal Brown

Description: An article about a food allergy

Instructions: Read the sentences below and answer the questions or fill in the spaces

A food allergy is a body’s negative response towards food.

There are many kinds of food allergies.

Dairy products, seafood and nuts are the foods that some people are allergic to.

We do not know why some people have food allergies.

Some food allergies are genetic, and some can be outgrown.

People with food allergies react differently.

Some people with food allergies end up having skin rashes, sneezing, swelling, stomach aches or vomiting when they accidently eat the food they should not eat.

Sometimes a food allergy can be dangerous where it can cause a person’s death.

The best way to avoid getting a food allergy is to be careful with what you eat or drink.

You can ask your doctor for special tests to identify a food allergy.