Food sensitivities


Food Allergies vs. Food Sensitivities: Giving the One-Two Punch to Our Bodies Our bodies can take a beating everyday by the choices in foods we make. Many times, people experience symptoms of rashes, headaches, fatigue, gas and bloating and do not think to link them to foods that they are ingesting on a daily basis. They are often brushed off as common ailments linked to stress or something we came into contact with that bothered our systems briefly. Food allergies and the more common food intolerances/sensitivities can wreak havoc on our bodies leaving us feeling sick, fatigued and down for the count. In This Corner…Food Allergies A food allergy results when the immune system mistakenly targets a harmless food protein – an allergen – as a threat and attacks it. Unlike a food intolerance, the immune system produces abnormally large amounts of an antibody called immunoglobulin E — IgE for short.…

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