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Crohn’s Disease and Food Intolerances

What is Crohn’s Disease? Crohn’s disease is a condition that causes inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract. This inflammation can cause redness, swelling and pain. Crohn’s is one of the two major forms of IBD (inflammatory bowel disease). The other condition is...

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Ultimate Guide to Allergies

We get a lot of questions around allergies and allergy tests, so we thought an ultimate guide to allergies to be a fitting topic to cover. While our FAQ is helpful, it tends to answer more questions around our allergy and intolerance testing rather than the topic of...

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Vegan Friendly IBS Diet – Is it Possible?

An IBS diet can feel restrictive enough without adding a whole other category of foods to the ‘do not eat’ list. But for committed vegans who have only recently found themselves stuck with this chronic condition; it may not seem like there’s any choice to it....

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Dairy-Free Ice Cream

Ice cream is a dessert many of us will have fond memories of. Whether you’ve enjoyed this summertime favourite during family trips to the park, or remember chowing down on a sundae in the middle of a cold, it’s safe to say that ice cream is delicious. But for some,...

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Raspberry and Chocolate Crunch Pots

Looking for an allergen-free dessert, that the whole family can enjoy? We’ve got you covered. These raspberry and chocolate crunch pots are free from dairy, egg, gluten and nuts.  This vegan-friendly dessert is packed with fibre too, with 6g per serving and less than...

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Gluten-Free Lemon Drizzle Cake

Today we’ve got a gorgeous gluten-free lemon drizzle cake that stays wonderfully moist. It has a not-so-secret ingredient keeping it from drying out – mash potato! (Trust us, it works)  This recipe will serve up 8-10 slices of gluten-free goodness. Be warned – it is...

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Vegan Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

Blueberry Smoothie Recipe We all add healthy smoothies to our diets because they're nutrient-dense, jam-packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, have a decent amount of fibre and are a great way to keep yourself hydrated. You can prepare a smoothie in...

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Tips for living with wheat intolerance

If you’ve recently found out that you have a wheat intolerance it can feel very daunting to begin an elimination diet. After all, bread alone is a staple of the western diet and wheat is such a common ingredient in many recipes. Luckily we’ve got a few tips on how to...

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Rainbow Vegan Burgers with Salsa Relish

Rainbow Vegan Burgers with Salsa Relish This vegan burgers recipe is packed with vegetables (surprisingly!) and hence, packed with nutrients. Replacing a traditional bread bun are 8 large field mushrooms - a great wheat and gluten-free alternative to compliment these...

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Could an allergy test help your asthma?

Not many people realise this, but asthma and allergies are actually connected. The two are closely related and can have quite an impact on one another. Here we cover the relationship between these two conditions and how an allergy test can help you manage asthmatic...

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Allergy-Free Noodle Soup

Allergy-Free Chicken Noodle Soup The colder months are perfect for sipping on a bowl of noodle soup, however, it's also great for a summer light snack. Many recipes can be full of common allergens, making it difficult for those who need to avoid certain foods,...

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The Wave of Adult-Onset Food Allergies

Food allergies are more prevalent than ever. Children are regularly being tested for food allergies and going home with epinephrine prescriptions. This rise in allergies has been rapid, with a 615% increase between 1992 and 2012 in UK hospital visits for anaphylaxis....

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Start the New Year with an Elimination Diet

It’s the start of a new year and most of us are planning to make this one different somehow. Of course, I’m talking about new year’s resolutions. And the most common kind of new year’s resolution is health-related. January sees a major influx of gym sign-ups, new...

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Macronutrients: Everything You Need To Know

Nutrients are an essential compound which organisms need to survive and thrive. Macronutrients are the nutrients that provide energy for your body to perform. There are 6 nutrients key to a healthy diet, of which three are macronutrients:  Carbohydrates Proteins...

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Yule Log Recipe – Gluten-free & Dairy-free 

No offence to the humble mince pie, and fruity Christmas cake, but I believe this festive dessert comes out on top. The sight of its rich truffle mouse swirling between layers of chocolate sponge, all wrapped in a decadent, creamy icing is more than enough to get the...

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Beware of allergies this festive season

As we get deeper into the festive season, we’re all treating ourselves to more and more yeast, barley and wheat centred food (and drink!). Warm pastries, baked goods and the occasional beer are all to be expected this winter season, but for those with unknown...

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Unusual signs of food sensitivity

A food sensitivity (or food intolerance) is where your body struggles to digest a particular food. As a result, you may experience digestive symptoms such as bloating, constipation, diarrhoea or even vomiting. But there are a few more unusual symptoms of food...

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What is IgG Food Intolerance Testing?

If you’re looking to get food intolerance testing, chances are you’ll have come across a few different methods by now. One way you may have come across is ‘IgG testing’. Sounds official, but what is it? Today we’ll unveil the mystery and explain IgG food intolerance...

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Can Food Intolerance Testing Help with Acne?

A part of puberty most of us hated was the way our skin had the uncanny ability to produce an endless stream of pimples. Granted, some of us had a better time of acne than others, but the vast majority remember at least having a few spots here and there. We can’t help...

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7 Recycling Tips to reduce your carbon footprint

We’re always hearing how we should all be putting more effort into recycling. But it can be tough to know where to start, or how to improve our recycling. Because at Test Your Intolerance we're dedicated to improving peoples' health and living conditions, we’ve put...

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Five Essential Supplements to Supercharge your Health

While you should get the bulk of your vitamin and mineral requirements from food, sometimes supplementation is essential to making sure you consume a full profile of nutrients. Here we take a look at some crucial supplements which will help you optimise performance,...

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How to Get Testing for Food Allergies?

Testing for food allergies is becoming more prevalent throughout the west. With research indicating it could be caused by a lack of exposure to allergens early enough in childhood. Reactions can be nasty and even life-threatening, which means that testing is more...

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Can Allergy Testing Help Eczema?

It may surprise you to hear that there’s a connection between eczema and allergies. The two may seem like two completely different issues, but there is a solid connection between them. This has prompted experts to wonder if allergy testing could help those suffering...

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Do I Have Seasonal Allergies or a Cold?

Are you wondering if your recent sniffles are the result of seasonal allergies? If the drop in temperature has left you feeling under the weather, seasonal allergies could be the culprit. We’re all aware of the springtime allergies than many are afflicted with come...

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5 Gluten-Free Substitutes for Fighting Gluten Intolerance

Living with gluten intolerance can induce a fair bit of FOMO. While everyone else can freely enjoy their cake, bread, pizza and beer, you’d have to trade off ‘enjoyable food’ for ‘digestive issues and other uncomfortable symptoms’. And that’s just not fun. But you can...

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How to identify Caffeine Intolerance

There aren’t many people who can get through their mornings without some form of a caffeine-infused drink. Whether your vice is coffee, tea or energy drinks, we’re all fans of the magical effect of caffeine. But for this intolerant to caffeine, it’s a different story....

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Why you should grow your own fruit and veg

If you’re on the fence about growing your own food, we can give you a hand in tipping the scales. We’ve put together a case for why you should opt for homegrown fruit and vegetables over store-bought. Fresher Food has a Better Taste The fresher the produce, the better...

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