Food Allergies – Food Intolerance

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The ingestion of certain foods can cause our body reacting strongly against them, which is not tolerated properly, and hence are a source of health problems.

First, we be obliged to distinguish two different concepts depending on the clinical manifestation of the person:

Food allergy: Process Age mediated by protein against the food this phenomenon is characterized by quickly appear after ingestion of groceries. The allergen causes a series of chain reactions in the These antibodies trigger the segregation of chemicals that cause various clinical symptoms such as diarrhea, urinary, eczema, itching, asthma.. In this process the cause-effect reaction is very swift so that the clinical manifestations appear within a few hours of eating the food and there is usually no sense that food problems has been that has done you wrong.


Food intolerance: This process is very difficult to diagnose by a usual symptom picture, because it is not direct causes of our system, the reaction to the food is worth waiting for many hours or even days after ingestion. frequent clinical tests are not going to detect Gig antibodies so specific study is required. This study involves obtaining a blood sample from a patient and using a sophisticated method is determined by the production of Gig  which the body develops to a particular food.

  It is therefore important to know that food intolerance in the body can cause chronic situation such as:

Food intolerance and obesity

In obese people who do not respond to standard treatments for thinning, have experienced weight loss, diet to eliminate foods that meet the high sensitivity is presented.

Gastrointestinal disorders (50%)

Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, bloating, irritable bowel syndrome. Is the pathology suggests that most of food intolerance.

Processes dermatological (16%)

Acne, eczema, psoriasis, rashes, hives, itching.

Psychological disorders (11%)

Anxiety, lassitude, depression, fatigue, nausea, hyperactivity (especially in children).

Neurological complaints (10%)

Headache, migraine, faintness, vertigo.

Respiratory distress (10%)

Asthma, rhinitis, respiratory suffering. In sets cases may overlap with an allergic process.

Other (less than 5%)

Arthritis, fibromyalgia, inflamed joints.

Between 20 to 30% of the inhabitants suffers from different clinical effects arising from different food intolerance. This is not to say that one of the previously mentioned pathology is a result of intolerance, but different studies have shown that in some people if they can influence the exacerbation of symptoms.

In practice, this type of learn done from a blood sample which is measured as each food reacts in our body, currently performed tests connecting a study of more than 200 foods typical Mediterranean diet.

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