Dubai Nutrition Clinic Food Intolerance

What is food intolerant?

Food intolerance is your body’s abnormal reaction to certain food which can manifest itself in a number of ways. Some people will have one or two symptoms every now and then, other people might have ongoing symptoms. Studies have shown that around 45% of population suffers from some sort of food intolerance.

What are the symptoms of food intolerance?

Any of the following:

Abdominal bloating, cramping’s, water retention, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, diarrhea, migraine, fatigue, mood change, impaired concentration, arthritis, joint pain, asthma, weight gain, infertility.

How can I diagnosis food intolerance?

Food detect test show if you have any positive reactions. It means you have an elevated antibody reaction to the particular food.

This reaction can be mild, moderate or strong.

If I have a lot of positive reactions what should I do?

You should avoid the foods and rotate to those foods showing a mild reaction.

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Food intolerance is same of food allergy?

Food intolerance is not as severe as food allergy, the difference between them showed on the table below:

Food intolerance

 Which foods included in the test?

  • 222 types of food included in the food detect test such as
  • All dairy products and egg
  • Fruits
  • Fish and seafood’s
  • Herbs and spices grains
  • All type of meats
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Grains and vegetables
  • Miscellaneous (coffee, yeast, tea, honey)

Dubai Nutrition Clinic at Dr Rami Hamed Center provides nutrition programs such as sports nutrition with nutrition specialist.