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Latest Food intolerance Stories

2012-07-10 15:32:17

Sufferers seek out health care more often than others Chemical intolerance contributes to the illnesses of 1 in 5 patients but the condition seldom figures in their diagnosis, according to clinical research directed by a UT Medicine San Antonio physician. Clinical tools are available to identify chemical intolerance but health care practitioners may not be using them, lead author David Katerndahl, M.D., M.A., said. The study is in the July 9 issue of Annals of Family Medicine. UT...

2012-07-06 00:03:49

Around seven percent of adults suffer from an intolerance to wine. This is the result of a survey presented by Peter Wigand and co-authors in the current edition of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztelb Int 2012; 109 (25): 437-44). The authors evaluated 948 questionnaires that were returned from the 4000 sent out to randomly selected people between the ages of 20 and 69 years. They found that women (8.9%) were more often affected by an intolerance to wine than men...

2012-06-24 23:00:19

One doctor is helping individuals, who are leading a gluten-free lifestyle, learn about contamination issues with vitamin and mineral supplements. (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 The Gluten Free Society is launching an awareness campaign. Currently, there are over twelve million websites dedicated to the topic of gluten contamination in relation to vitamin and mineral supplements. In an effort to educate all Americans on the importance of reading labels, especially when it comes to vitamins and...

2012-06-17 22:22:17

ZURICH, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) launches the Food Allergy Campaign - Life-threatening allergic reactions in children, such as anaphylaxis, increased 7-fold in the last decade - A third of all allergic shocks in children occur for the first time at school with teachers largely unprepared - "International Minimum...

2012-05-16 02:29:00

HELSINKI, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Personalised social shopping platform for groceries helps you to eat well and shop smart regardless of your allergies or food intolerances Digital Foodie, the company behind Foodie.fm, the world's first fully personalised social shopping platform for groceries, has launched a new Allergy Page to accommodate the fast growing community of people with food allergies and intolerances. Foodie.fm Allergy Page is an...

2012-04-26 23:00:02

Dr. Lamm, Enzymedica and The Natural, the online retailer of wellness products, have partnered in launching a content initiative, designed to bring unique, engaging health information to The Natural´s online customers. Long Island, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 The Natural, a leading e-retailer and direct marketer of health and wellness products, launched a new content initiative via partnering with Dr. Lamm and Enzymedica. The Natural´s website, TheNaturalOnline.com, currently...

2012-03-26 23:01:50

Directors of online food allergy and intolerance resource http://www.TheAllergyMenu.com claim that the high profile NABIM Wheat Allergy & Intolerance Report circulating the media right now is nothing but a marketing ploy to encourage people to eat bread. Brisbane, Australia (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Headlines such as "20% of adults think they suffer from a food allergy or food intolerance, but evidence suggests that the real prevalence is less than 2%" have been popping up in the media...

2012-03-22 02:25:13

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Report Supports Value of Food Intolerance Testing TORONTO, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Gemoscan Canada, Inc. (TSXV: GES)  (MUN: 1GE) welcomes a new study published in the Journal of Obesity & Weight Loss Therapy that points to food sensitivity as a key culprit in obesity. The study, led by John E. Lewis, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Associate Director of the Medical Wellness Center at...

2012-03-19 16:53:03

Blood testing to determine a link between food and illness is increasingly common, but some tests are not considered diagnostic and can lead to confusion, according to a primer in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Both traditional physicians and holistic medicine practitioners may offer blood testing to diagnose adverse reactions to food. A food allergy is a specific immunologic reaction to a food that can be reproduced with exposure to the food in question. An intolerance is an...