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food intoleranceFringe medicine
Per Dr RC Atkins, food intolerances can be identified by applied kinesiology, cytotoxic testing, observing the patient after placing the food on the tongue, interpreting the elevations of blood sugar and with electroacupuncture.
An adverse reaction to specific foods, which occurs in an estimated 10% of the population; food intolerances are often chronic and may cause severe illness. The term food intolerance has been mistakenly regarded as a synonym of food allergy; unlike food intolerances, food allergies are predictable, often severe, and involve immunoglobulin E and the release of histamine from mast cells.
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food intoleranceNutrition Food sensitivity An adverse reaction to specific foods, seen in ±10% of the population, which are often chronic and may cause severe illness; FI is not synonymous with food allergies, which are predictable, often severe, involve IgE and release of histamine from mast cells. Cf Food allergy.
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food in·tol·er·ance(fūd in-tol'ĕr-ăns)
A condition similar to a food allergy, but generally with less severe findings (e.g., flatus, dyspepsia).
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Patient discussion about food intolerance
Q. I am lactose intolerant. Can I have any other dairy food?
A. If you are lactose intolerant then you must avoid all lactose containing foods like milk, yoghurt & cheese. You can consume these dairy products If your intolerance is less or else you can have cultured yoghurt and lactobacillus milk as a better dairy option.More discussions about food intolerance
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