There are many reasons for children's bad behavior, including dietary factors. Hypoglycemia, insulin imbalance, caffeine and food allergy can affect children's mood, perception and behavior to some extent. Food allergies may affect behavior through physical discomfort and biochemical changes, including hormones and brain neurotransmitters. If you think that your child's bad behavior may be related to food allergies, please consult your doctor.
About 90% of all food allergies in children and adults are caused by eight kinds of food. According to Public Health Nutrition: From Principles to Practice, these foods include milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, such as shrimp, peanuts, nuts, wheat and soybeans. Technically, children may be allergic to any food or food addiction, such as preservatives, pigments, artifacts, etc. Social Tastes and Artificial Sweeteners. The compounds that cause the most food problems are proteins or synthetic chemicals. Food allergies range from mild to severe. In addition, food allergy differs from food intolerance, which refers to the inability to digest certain compounds, such as lactose or gluten.
According to the book Human Biochemistry, most allergic symptoms are caused by the release of histamine in tissues, which can lead to increased blood and lymph flow, inflammation and congestion. Anaphylaxis is an overreaction of the immune system. In very few cases it can be fatal. Common allergic symptoms include rash, runny nose, dyspnea, dyspnea, headache, abdominal discomfort, diarrhea and swelling of eyes, lips and throat. Severe food allergies can lead to seizures, asphyxia, coma and death. Behavioral changes caused by food allergies are not as well known as the physiological symptoms associated with histamine release, but more and more parents, pediatricians and allergists are linking them. Behavioral problems
According to the textbook of Functional Medicine, behavioral symptoms such as sudden anger, aggression, temper tantrum, mood swings, depression and decreased attention may all be caused by food allergy. Some behavioral problems are more related to physical illness. Skoft and the child could not express themselves in words, but some artificial chemicals directly changed the levels of hormones and neurotransmitters in the brain. In addition, the release and toxicity of histamine can lead to brain inflammation, leading to behavioral and cognitive changes. Not all children's bad behavior is caused by food allergies, but allergies may mimic the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or related mental disorders.