Monday, August 26, 2013

I Can't Eat That! (Food allergies and intolerances)

I get bloated when I drink milk.  I have a wheat allergy.  I can't eat MSG.  Beans - well, you know what they say about being a magical fruit...

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Who hasn't heard someone talk about cutting this or that item out of their diet?  Sure, it's probably safe, but is it necessary?

Maybe you don't even know what you're allergic or intolerant to - how do you find out?

This interview in Harvard Women's Health Watch gives a quick run-down of allergy and intolerance symptoms, elimination diets, a brief overview of dairy intolerance and an explanation of the difference between gluten sensitivity and celiac disease.

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