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food allergy

[′füd ‚al·ər·jē]
(immunology)
A hypersensitivity to certain foods.
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Food intolerances can also be detected by blood sample test.
Sarah Elder, a registered dietitian and member of the BDA, said: "Of those people that identify they have a food intolerance, 22 per cent believe this due to hearing that a celebrity has an intolerance.
Many experts say food intolerances are on the rise.
Food intolerances are milder by comparison, but far more common.
Irritable bowel syndrome and Chrohn's disease are some of the main medical conditions associated with food intolerances, but there are multiple other symptoms as well.
Adams has written an excellent and thorough book on the increasing global prevalence of food allergies and food intolerances using an evidenced and research based approach.
She told XPRESS a blood test analysis at a German lab in the UAE was an effective and reliable method to determine the causative agents for an allergy or food intolerance. "An IgE test helps to find out the different allergy-causing factors while an IgG test helps determine food intolerance substances.
London, United Kingdom, February 14, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Online Laboratory test provider TestDiagnostics the UK's leading supplier of accredited health tests has added the 120 Food Intolerance Test to its Food Intolerance category.
The latest statistics from the charity, Allergy UK, estimate that 45 per cent (Coeliac Society data) of the UK adults suffer from food intolerances, yet just two percent have been diagnosed with food allergies.
Additionally, people with a wine intolerance were more likely to report other food intolerances.

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