Wine & Broccoli with a Side of Chemistry: Demystifying Sulfur-Based Allergies

broccolifractalThis post was originally published on Whole Health Wellness Center’s website.

Sulfa, sulfur, sulfites, and sulfates are often confused for apparent reasons. Each of these also have the potential to cause adverse reactions in certain people. If you’re allergic to sulfa drugs should you be worried about sulfites? Why are sulfites in wine? Are they in all wine? Can you have a reaction to sulfur? What are the differences in reactions to sulfa, sulfur, sulfates, and sulfites? What should you avoid if you do have an allergy? Continue reading “Wine & Broccoli with a Side of Chemistry: Demystifying Sulfur-Based Allergies”