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Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance – Difference Explained

What Is A Food Allergy? Food allergies (FA) are when the body reacts in an exaggerated and negative way to certain foods.  These reactions are mediated by the immune system, whose role is to defend the body against harmful or infectious organisms including viruses and bacteria, and other harmful substances or foreign bodies.  In allergic …

Food Allergies and Intolerances and Mental Health

Today is World Mental Health Day. You may be wondering why an allergy awareness and symptom tracking company like AlliApp is concerned with this, but did you know that researchers have consistently identified a link between sensitivity to food and mental health? The term ‘mental ill health’ describes conditions that affect your mood, thinking and …

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Allergy Symptoms Checker – Skin Irritation: Eczema and Hives

During National Eczema Awareness week (17th September to 25th September 2018) it seems appropriate for Dr Nicky Marshall, PhD, MBPsS, to begin sharing information on the Six Main Symptoms of Food Allergy and begin with eczema and hives.   What is the difference between hives and eczema? Eczema and hives are both conditions that can …

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Why Tracking Allergies And Keeping Food Diary Is Important For Your Wellbeing?

If you often feel unwell or ‘not quite right’ after you have eaten a meal, this could be caused by an adverse reaction to certain foods.  Many people have food intolerances or allergies that they are unaware of. Possible symptoms could include anything from coughing or breathing problems, dizziness or eczema or even migraines;  to …