Health Articles — Allergies

Food allergies vs food intolerances

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

  ____________________________________________________________________________   Some of the signs and symptoms of food intolerance's and food allergies are similar BUT they are not the same and the differences are very important. If it is a food intolerance it can cause alot of discomfort in the digestive system as well as creating fatigue and it can even affect your mental health and increase anxiety and depression. Food intolerance's can be due to a number of reasons including * lack of enzymes or chemicals that are required for the digestive process* there may be a dysfunction in the absorption process* you may have an...

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Autoimmune disease

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

Autoimmune disease is where the immune system has a case of mistaken identity and thinks your body is the enemy and begins to attack your health body.  There are presently around 80 recognised autoimmune diseases with the number on this rise. When looking for underlying triggers of autoimmune gut health and inflammation are major factors. Your gut is your like your body's life support system, you need a balance of bacteria, yeast, and all the components for digestion.  If this balanced ecosystem is out of balance, then problems arise.  It is one of your major defence forces against toxins and pathogens...

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