Many are the people who can eat a wide variety of foods, although a small percentage may have some other Alimentary intolerance .
This means that, when eating a food or a certain group of foods, a series of adverse reactions both the food itself and some ingredient of it.
Not in vain, it appears when our body can not digest correctly some food or one of its components.
But, unlike the food allergies when a person has a Alimentary intolerance usually does not have to completely eliminate that food from your diet, except in people sensitive to sulfite or gluten .
As we will see below in two complete and detailed articles on the food intolerances , two of the most common intolerances are the lactose intolerance and the gluten intolerance .
In what way is a food intolerance diagnosed?
Generally a food intolerance can be diagnosed through a series of skin tests (on the skin of the patient), and which consist of placing, on the skin, a series of extracts of certain foods that are scarified or punctured to see if there is any kind of reaction.
In the event that, for example, a certain food is suspected, a food elimination diet can be carried out, consisting in the elimination of suspect foods to discover if the symptoms disappear or not.
Most common intolerances, lactose intolerance and gluten intolerance:
- lactose intolerance
- Celiac disease: gluten-free life in a celiac