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Food Sensitivities and Intolerance

It is estimated that 60% of the population has symptoms associated with food reactions.

• Food Allergy denotes an immunological reaction involving an anti-body response

• Food sensitivity is an intolerance or reaction to a food which does not involve an immunological reaction.

What are some of the causes of Food Allergies and Sensitivities?

Food allergies are multi-factorial and there does not seem to be any one cause. Any of the following will contribute to the development of allergies and reactions. Continue reading “Food Sensitivities and Intolerance”

How to Identify Food Allergies and Sensitivities

How to Identify Food Allergies and Sensitivities

Could a reaction to food be causing your diarrhea? What about constipation? Gas and bloating? Eczema? Acne? Chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia? ADHD?

Yes, Yes and Yes!

Reactions to food, either sensitivities or allergies can cause a variety of different symptoms and can be the underlying cause of many health issues, especially chronic health issues. Continue reading “How to Identify Food Allergies and Sensitivities”