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food allergy

[′füd ‚al·ər·jē]
(immunology)
A hypersensitivity to certain foods.
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Along with common symptoms of food intolerances, Al Mahayni said that consuming certain foods can exacerbate an existing condition - most commonly irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
All participants believed that a diet, which took into account individual food intolerances, had changed the difficult behaviour they noted in their children and in themselves, consistent with the findings in Bateman et al.
Many experts say food intolerances are on the rise.
based nutritionist for Cambridge Nutritional Sciences, offered a positive way of viewing food intolerances and corresponding testing.
Food intolerances, on the other hand, are a chemical reaction to a certain type of food.
Adams indicates the important role probiotics play in reversing sensitivities to food products, but also in preventing development of allergies and food intolerances in the first place.
7 FALSE Managing your diet when you have IBS can be difficult, but evidence shows that removing food intolerances and eating foods low in carbohydrates that are difficult to digest can really help.
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An IgE test helps to find out the different allergy-causing factors while an IgG test helps determine food intolerance substances.
In most cases food intolerances are confused with food allergies.
Managing Director of Free & Easy, Cliff Moss said: "Catering for a food intolerance or allergy can be a complex task, with common allergens found in a vast array of staple foods.
Food intolerances are not as obvious as true food allergies Food intolerances can take up to 3 days to cause symptoms in an adult, 2 days in a child.

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