Dry Skin Rash - How to Recognise Food Intolerance

By: Janet Simpson

Food intolerance in the west is on the increase. More and more people are suffering with allergies to foods, substances and the environment.

You can recognise food intolerance when you suffer a physical reaction after having eaten a certain food.

The type of physical reactions most common include the break out in a rash or itchy fit. Or you suddenly experience difficulty in swallowing, or the swelling of the face, eyes or tongue. Nausea and dizziness are also quite common.

A lot of sufferers develop eczema over a period of months and years. Food intolerance is created through your eating habits or a dramatic health change.

Look at the following and see if you recognise any of these as habits you have developed.

Dry Skin Rash - How to Recognise Food Intolerance #1 - Do you intentionally vary the type of foods you eat on a regular basis? There are thousands and thousands of edible food plants on this planet. But as creatures of habit we usually eat between 10 and 20 of such foods regularly.

This predisposes us to having an altered immune reactivity to these foods. The nutrients we derive is limited and we are missing out on the opportunity to expand our nutrient base.

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Are you someone that is prescribed antibiotics on a regular basis. Antibiotics tend to alter bowl bacteria and inhibit probiotics contained in the digestive system. Antibiotics affect the functioning within the intestinal lining.

Antibiotics lowers intestinal immunity and encourages growth of unwanted bacteria.

Worse still, repeated courses of antibiotics will cause some digestive imbalance and tends to encourage the rapid growth of yeast in the colon.

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This one applies to women specifically, the long term intake of the contraceptive pill.

The contraceptive pill can cause food intolerance in certain people. Hormones in the pill affect certain liver detoxification enzymes. The contraceptive pill also depletes vitamins and trace minerals in the body.

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