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What is a Food Intolerance?

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Let’s start this with a look at some examples of food intolerance. First, let’s consider lactose intolerance. Lactose intolerance is well understood to be a deficiency in the enzyme needed to digest lactose. Lactose is a sugar in milk. If you don’t produce enough of the enzyme, called lactase, then you can’ t digest lactose […]

What Exactly is a Food Intolerance?

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Let’s start by looking at some examples of food intolerance. There are two very good examples, one of which everyone has heard of, and the other, most are familiar with as well. Let’s first consider lactose intolerance. Lactose intolerance is well understood to be a deficiency in the enzyme needed to digest lactose. Lactose is […]

What Exactly is a Food Intolerance?

Posted on by IBSTC

To begin, let’s look at some examples of food intolerance. There are two very good examples, one of which everyone has heard of, and the other, most are likely familiar with as well. Let’s first consider lactose intolerance. Lactose intolerance is well understood to be a deficiency in the enzyme needed to digest lactose. Lactose […]

What is a Food Sensitivity?

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In our two previous posts, we discussed what exactly is meant by a food allergy as well as a food intolerance. Today, we’re going to discuss food sensitivities. Food Sensitivity Now with the word sensitivity, things are starting to look up. It’s not being misused as much as the other words; however, it has even […]

What is a Food Intolerance?

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Yesterday we discussed what exactly an allergy (and food allergy) is. Today, we’re going to explore what exactly an intolerance is. Intolerance Intolerance is much easier to define. I’ll bet that is what you’re thinking. Or, maybe by now you’re starting to wonder? Let’s look at some examples of food intolerance. There are two very […]