This gluten free appetizer, Creamy Artichoke Dip, is totally delicious but also high in fat, so it is something to be reserved for special occasions such as when asked to make an appetizer for a party with gluten free guests or to be sure you have something gluten free to nosh on if you are […]
Many of the ways a food allergy or food intolerance manifest in the body happen to be the same but there is a difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance. The difference is that a food allergy triggers a measurable immune system response while a food intolerance does not.
You’re not lazy, self-indulgent, or undisciplined. Many people who suffer from sugar sensitivity don’t even know it — and they continue to consume large quantities of sweets, breads, pasta, or alcohol wondering why they can’t stop. What happens is that these foods can trigger exhaustion or low self-esteem, yet their biochemical impact makes those who […]
A chicken’s egg is made up of different proteins. The proteins change depending on if the eggs are raw or whether they are cooked. Typically a…
Many ask: How Long After I Eliminate a Food From my Diet Will it Take to be Out of my System? Typically three days and the food will be gone but the irritation caused by the offending foods may take weeks to resolve to a point where symptoms will no longer be felt.
The gold standard food intolerance treatment is the elimination diet in which the food is no longer consumed in any form. There is no dietary intake of the food in whole or component form. For example: if one was intolerant to corn then corn would not be eaten as whole kernel corn, corn-on-the-cob, creamed corn, […]
This site is primarily dedicated to issues of Food Intolerance and under that umbrella is the issue of Sugar Intolerance. Another Food issue that runs rampant, however is Sugar Addiction and it is appropriate to discuss it here since the solution is the same as the treatment for any other food intolerance; eliminating the food – in this case, the sugar.
It is possible to be sugar intolerance and sugar addicted, however they are two separate things.
How do I Find Out if I Have a Food Intolerance?
There is no reliable medical test to give evidence of a food intolerance yet there are millions who declare with incredible anecdotal evidence that they suffer from intolerance to foods. An intolerance to lactose in milk is a bit different in that the cause is known. An insufficient amount of the enzyme lactase is proven to cause lactose intolerance. The mechanism of action for every food intolerance is not known. Those with food allergies can be tested by various medical tests to prove an allergy.