Are food allergies more common now?
Research has suggested that food allergies may be more common these days than they were in the last 20 or 30 years. Why might this be? Is it linked to our diet? And are there any signs that a child might go on to develop a food allergy as an adult? Neil and Rob discuss if food allergies are becoming more common, and teach you new vocabulary.
This week’s question
One of the most common food allergies is to peanuts. What kind of food is a peanut? Is it:
A) a vegetable
B) a nut or
C) a legume
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.