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Nut Proteins in Olive Oil?

Because the only oil that we have safely added to my son’s diet is canola oil, we were looking to see if we could try olive oil despite his multiple food allergies.  After we briefly researched online, we came across articles stating that there may be nut proteins in some extra virgin olive oils.  We also emailed my son’s main allergist about this.   He responded back with one of the articles that we had already found and that I was planning on posting this week anyways.

Check it out and let me know your thoughts. 

Reality Check: Dr Oz on Nut Proteins in Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Source: Allergic Living


If you have nut allergies or are dealing with a family member with them, what type of oil and brands do you use? 

After reading, we must research more before any change is considered.  Instead of getting frustrated, we play detective and smile on…