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Title Modified Exclusion Diets for food allergy and intolerance
Description Definition and rationale for modified exclusion diets
Creation Date 17 April 2001
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
many people who are fit and apparently well cannot tolerate certain foods, because they cause indigestion, heartburn, bloating, distension and/or flatulence. These individuals may get migraine and find foods containing tyramine are more likely to aggravate an attack. After serious bowel pathology has been excluded, and particularly if a 'diagnosis' of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS ) has been made, it may be appropriate to try an Exclusion Diet
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