food intolerance

NICE, Allergy UK, food allergies, and unproven allergy tests

So this week’s news is that NICE has published the first evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and assessment of food allergy in young people and children. Here’s a link. The papers have it covered, and pretty well. Here’s The Telegraph,…
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Times gets it right on food allergy tests… mostly

Testing for food hypersensitivities is a confusing business. Here’s a summary of what the medical profession can do: 1. Coeliac disease can be tested for effectively through a number of blood tests and a biopsy. 2. Food allergies can be…
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Think you’re food sensitive? You’re probably deluded, says Telegraph Doc

In posts earlier this week, I questioned the validity of the Flour Advisory Bureau’s Wheat Hypersensitivity Report, written by a team at the University of Portsmouth, and criticised the media’s reporting of it. The most dislikeable follow-up piece of writing…
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