How do we make sense of wheat as an allergy, as causing coeliac disease, as affecting cooking softness, and as producing wind in some people? And there is a report saying that many people are eating more gluten-free products as they wrongly believe they are better for their general health and weight control. Let us […]
Talk given to psychiatrists group We are all familiar with people feeling like picking a fight, dancing on the table, or crying into a drink, as being due to alcohol. What I propose is that there is an equally wide range of mood changes which result from a different group of substances in food – […]
In fact being a foodie helps you manage your diet! Yes, you have your lists of allowed foods but even in those lists there are words such as “fresh” or “mild” or “just ripe”. How do you decide what they mean? I have listened to food sensitive people describe how they feel about food for […]
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There is a lot of talk about testing foods, but how do you get to an intake of foods that you can feel are safe to test from? If you are very sensitive it is hard! You are right it is about threshold. That reminds you of the great cartoon of a person feeling “fragile” […]
Managing your diet better is a good New Year’s resolution. Have your symptoms been bothering you? Do you have a plan to really control them better? Here are some easy ways to achieve what you want. Have you cut out some foods, and then a few more, but not had good enough results? This might […]
Food sensitivity is complex. There are known knows and and probably unknown unknowns! Can we cope with what looks complex in science. I presented a talk on this topic on ABC radio on 3rd Dec 2017. See http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/ockhamsrazor/food-sensitivity-and-the-known-unknowns/9185042 You can see I do have some optimism the future.