Itchy mouth culprits revealed

Itchy mouth culprits revealed

11 January 2016 . Posted by Laurelyn in Tips and Tricks

An itchy mouth or throat when eating may be the sign of an allergy called pollen food syndrome.

It occurs because the proteins in some foods are similar to those in certain pollens.

Which foods you react to depends on the pollens to which you are sensitive.
Raw tropical fruits like mangoes, pineapple and watermelon are the most common ones in Australia, according to University of Western Australia researchers.

And that might be a bit of a problem in tropical North Queensland.