NewsTag: food intolerance

Allergy or intolerance: What's the difference?

Friday 9th February 2018 - Health & Living - Irish Independent

There's an increasing trend towards using the terms 'intolerant' and 'allergic' as interchangeable - but the reality is that the two are very different things. A food allergy is an immune reaction to food proteins. Essentially a food protein, the allergen, causes the body's immune syste... Read more →

Food intolerance often confused with allergies

Wednesday 16th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Food allergies can have a big impact on quality of life, however many Irish people incorrectly think they have an allergy, when they actually have a food intolerance, a symposium in Dublin has been told. Speaking at the event, Dr Aideen Byrne, a specialist in paediatric allergies at Our Lady's Chil... Read more →

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