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Soy Allergy

Soy Allergy


Updated September 14, 2011

Updated September 14, 2011

Soy Allergy: How to read a soy-free diet

Avoid foods with the following ingredients:
    1. hydrolyzed soy protein
    2. miso
    3. soy sauce
    4. gum arabic
    5. carob
    6. emulsifier
    7. guar gum
    8. hydrolyzed vegetable (or plant) protein
    9. lecithin (soy)
    10. MSG (monosodium glutamate)
    11. soy flour
    12. soy nuts
    13. soy panthenol
    14. soy protein
    15. soybean
    16. soybean oil
    17. stabilizer
    18. starch
    19. textured vegetable protein
    20. thickener
    21. tofu
    22. vegetable broth
    23. vegetable gum
    24. vegetable starch

Note: Please read labels as foods containing soy should be labeled as such!

In addition to strictly avoiding any and all of the above foods, it is important to have your Epi-pen® available for emergency use at all times in case an accidental ingestion should occur.

A Medic-Alert® bracelet may be useful in severe forms of food allergy, so that emergency personnel can be aware of your medical condition if you are unable to communicate.


Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network.

DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this site is for educational purposes only, and should not be used as a substitute for personal care by a licensed physician. Please see your physician for diagnosis and treatment of any concerning symptoms or medical condition.

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