Food Sensitivity

it is vital that we first make something very clear: food allergies are NOT the same thing as food intolerances! You may be lactose intolerant but this does not mean that you have a milk allergy - Andrea D’Ambrosio

Food Sensitivity

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Food allergy, intolerance, or sensitivity: What’s the difference, and why does it matter?

Chances are that you or someone you know has experienced unpleasant symptoms after a meal or snack. Maybe you experienced some degree of sneezing, wheezing, rashes, brain fog, joint pain, nausea, bloating, diarrhea, or another symptom. This may have led you to believe you have a food allergy — and maybe you do. But it’s also possible that you have a food intolerance, celiac disease, or a food sensitivity. This is important, because some of the reactions can range from just annoying to life-threatening.

Food intolerances

Food intolerance refers mostly to the inability to process or digest certain foods. The most common food reaction appears to be lactose…

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