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Food Intolerances and Eczema

Food Intolerances The topic of food intolerances is being more widely spoken about across the globe, with many people now acknowledging things such as gluten intolerances by offering ‘Free From’ products. Intolerances are typically associated with symptoms like bloating, stomach pains, nausea and digestive issues including IBS. But what many people don’t know, is that […]

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Fruit and Vegetables in Season for Spring

Fruit and Vegetables – Your Five a Day Eating your ‘5 A Day’ has been on everyone’s radar for a while now; we understand how important it is to get your fruit and vegetables fix to maintain a healthy diet. But did you know that eating fruit and vegetables that are in season provides your […]

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome and How We Can Help

Did you know that April is IBS Awareness Month? Irritable Bowel Syndrome – or IBS as it’s more commonly known – is a condition which affects the digestive system, generally causing stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhea and constipation, and in some cases, it can go on for months, which can cause serious distress and put a […]

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Celebrating Easter when you have food Intolerances

This time next week, we will all be gathered around the dinner table ready to tuck into an Easter feast. Or perhaps you’ll be curled up on the sofa, watching a movie with armfuls of chocolate eggs to indulge in? Whatever way you celebrate the weekend, there will most likely be food involved, and it […]

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Dealing with your Hay Fever Symptoms

Did you know that today is the first official day of Spring? That means lighter nights and trees filled with blossom are on the horizon! For some, that might also mean you need to stock up on the antihistamine tablets to stop the pollen from affecting your day to day life. Pollen count is at […]

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1 in 4 adults have multiple health problems, research say

One in four adults of Britain have multiple health problems, suggests research conducted by researchers from Cambridge University*. High blood pressure was the most common, with anxiety, depression and chronic pain closely following. Taking this information alongside the fact that two in three adults are now considered as overweight or obese, means that a great […]

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The Intolerance guide to British Pie Week

We British folk love a good pie. Whether it’s a good ol’ steak and kidney pie from the local chip shop, a flavoursome Mediterranean tart in your favourite a la carte restaurant, or even a warm blackberry pie with cream for dessert. Pie can do no wrong, and as we look out of our office […]

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Our top 5 intolerances!

Test Your Intolerance have found that the Top 5 intolerances that our valued customers fall culprit to is dairy, wheat, nuts, eggs and pollen.  We understand that having a food intolerance can make life difficult sometimes. We want to make life easier for you so that you can make informed decisions and feel better from the […]

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5 Signs You’re Gluten Intolerant – How to Test & Things to Avoid

Gluten intolerance is a global problem, with 1.9% of the United Kingdom population experiencing it. This figure is continuing to rise, and the most concerning fact is that most of the people with a gluten intolerance are never diagnosed. Here are five symptoms you may be experiencing if you have a gluten intolerance: Digestive Issues […]

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Surviving Christmas with a Food Intolerance

The Festive Season is all about enjoying good food and spending time with your nearest and dearest.  However, if you have a food intolerance it may be a little bit trickier as you can’t enjoy the traditional turkey with all the trimmings, especially if you are intolerant to turkey!  Do you remember those awful cramps […]

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Super Foods – Cabbage

Cabbage: It will make you feel happier and healthier.  Cabbage is an amazing vegetable. Full of vitamin C, rich in fibre, iodine, Vitamin A, beta-carotene, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium and sodium. There was a study carried out in the 1950’s where patients with gastric ulcers and acid reflux were given a glass of […]

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Love them or hate them the Onion is full of wonderful nutrients!

They have antibacterial antiviral properties. They are great for helping reduce cholesterol in the body. They contain, quercetin, biotin, chromium, folic acid, vitamin C, B1, B6 and K, sulphur magnesium phosphorus selenium potassium and bioflavonoids. They also help to remove heavy metal toxicity in the body. And for diabetics, it’s the chromium in onions that […]

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