Are Soy Oil And Soy Lecithin Safe For My Soy-Allergic Child?

Question: Are soy oil and soy lecithin safe for my soy-allergic child?

Answer: Most soy allergies are only to the soy protein. Therefore avoiding foods that contain the soy protein is enough to prevent allergic reactions. Soy lecithin and soy oil are not part of the soy protein and therefore do not usually cause reactions in children. However, there are some very allergic patients that will have reactions to the other soy products and if your child is very sensitive to soy, he may need to avoid these as well.

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