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The Boy Who Is Allergic To Almost Every Food

Tyler SavageA boy of 12 suffers from so many allergies that he is able to eat only five foods. Tyler Savage is violently ill every time he is given dishes containing dairy products or wheat, gluten, eggs, lactose and soya.

The sole foods he is allowed are chicken, carrots, grapes, potatoes and apples. To help him survive, minerals and vitamins are pumped directly into his stomach through a tube.

Tyler has a rare condition of eosinophilic enteropathy in which the intestines produce too many white blood cells. These act as a miniature immune system and attack food passing through the gut to the stomach.

Source: This Is London
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