Many adults and children suffers from food allergies -- an adverse reaction to a food that is triggered by the immune system.

Although an individual could be allergic to any food, such as fruits, vegetables, and meats, there are eight foods that account for 90 percent of all food-allergic reactions.

<<< Click on the items at left to learn more about the most common food allergens and their symptoms.

Sources: The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, Mayo Clinic