powerade contains coconut oil; what is coconut oil's relation to peanut allergy?
On Sep 22, 2000
coconuts are actually fruits, not nuts. Of course, some people are allergic to coconuts but I think that is as far as the relationship goes.
By Lola Fulton on May 19, 2013
There’s no connection with this. Yes it is a fruit and I guess you can’t get allergy on it.
By Christine Ristow on May 22, 2013
There are some people with multiple allergies who are allergic to peanuts and coconuts, but that's just a coincidence as far as I'm aware. The thing to watch out for would be coconut oil made in a facility with peanut products also.
By fLeiker71 on Jul 18, 2013
Coconut is a good fruit and it is good for the body however peanut if you are allergic to it you can get rashes. SO better know what you are allergic at.
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By Libski0428 on Jul 18, 2013
My daughter is allergic to peanuts, coconuts, and all tree nuts. Yes coconuts are a fruit and peanuts are not actually a nut, they are a bean.