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5 Reasons Why It’s Hard to Detect Your Own Food Allergy

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REASON #1 One major obstacle to figuring out which foods are problematic is that, even on an elimination diet, you may not have truly eliminated all of your allergenic foods. Assumptions are often made about which foods are allergenic and which foods are not. These assumptions are often wrong. Even on an elimination diet you […]

Elimination Diet for Food Allergies

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Ideally, to create an optimal Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) diet, all you’d have to do is avoid a certain food or food group to discover whether it was triggering your IBS. Unfortunately this is easier said than done. It takes a great deal of time, persistence, and education to properly construct a diet that will […]

5 Reasons Why It’s Hard to Detect Your Own Food Allergy

Posted on by IBSTC

Reason #1 One major obstacle to figuring out which foods are problematic is that, even on an elimination diet, you may not have truly eliminated all of your allergenic foods. Assumptions are often made about which foods are allergenic and which foods are not. These assumptions are often wrong. Even on an elimination diet you […]

Study: The value of eliminating foods according to food-specific immunoglobulin G antibodies in irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea.

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This Chinese study certainly seems to get it right. From NIH.gov: OBJECTIVE:This study investigated the role of food intolerance in irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea (D-IBS). METHODS:Specific immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies against 14 common food antigens in the serum were measured in 77 patients with D-IBS and 26 healthy controls. Food-specific IgG antibodies were identified […]

Study: Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome with a Food Elimination Diet Followed by Food Challenge and Probiotics

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This study was published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. Objective In Irritable Bowel Syndrome, the gut-associated immune system may be up-regulated resulting in immune complex production, low-grade inflammation, loss of Class I bacteria, and translocation of inflammatory mediators and macromolecules outside of the GI lumen. Since food intolerance may be one […]