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Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009. Allergies, Food An adverse physiological reaction to food, a food allergy results from an autoimmune response to a harmless protein that antibodies identify as toxic. From prehistory, a simple feeding of infants with breast milk bolstered immunity and reduced health risk from allergies. , Hippocrates, the Greek “Father of Medicine,” recognized mealtime reactions as a human incompatibility with common foods. In 1905, Francis Hare, an Australian psychiatrist at Brisbane Hospital, developed theories of headache treatment in his two-volume treatise The Food Factor in Disease, which blamed the inability to metabolize starches and sugars for acute and chronic ailments.
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From Class Society to Communism: Introduction to Marxism by Ernest Mandel, L. Sadler