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Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance

Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance

If you have a list of foods that you regularly avoid because they cause nausea, hives, swelling, cramping, gas, or diarrhea, it’s natural to assume that you’re suffering from a food allergy. But it may not be what it seems. While some of these reactions are distinctly related to allergies,

Brain Fog and Diet

There is no technical definition for brain fog, but the symptoms are often described as difficulty concentrating, memory lapses, fatigue, reduced mental acuity, and a feeling of ‘haziness’ around cognition. Though there is limited research on the relationship be-tween brain fog and diet, we do know there are many nutrients

Getting to the Bottom of Food Sensitivities

While it seems like everyone is swearing off some food or other these days, we actually know very little about so-called food sensitivities. “The term ‘food sensitivity’ is subjective, and not necessarily a true allergy or intolerance,” says Karen Robbins, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology

Food Intolerance—or Allergy?

Nearly everyone has eaten something that did not agree with them. But other times your reaction may be more severe and frequent, which may be a sign of a food intolerance or even an allergy. Here’s how to tell the difference and what to do about it.
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Tackle Digestive Concerns and Upsets

Heartburn, constipation, and other digestive tract issues can strike at any age, but some of these problems may become more common in middle age and beyond. Changes in the digestive tract over time, such as in-creased inflammation and gut permeability (leakiness), along with other factors, such as difficulty chewing or

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