Food intolerance/sensitivity is a reaction to naturally occurring food chemicals that some people have after eating or drinking some foods and is triggered by the digestive system. Unlike a food allergy, a food intolerance/sensitivity is not life-threatening.
What is a Food Intolerance?
What are the signs of a Food Intolerance?
Some of the symptoms of food intolerance a may include:
What are the causes of a Food Intolerance?
Causes of food intolerance include:
Absence of an enzyme needed to fully digest a food
Irritable bowel syndrome
Sensitivity to food additives
Recurring stress or psychological factors
How do I know if I have Food Intolerance?
No single test is enough for a diagnosis of IBS. However, useful tests your doctor/practitioner might recommend include:
Allergy panel (blood) IgA and/or IgG