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Food allergy vs Food intolleranc
Transcript of Food allergy vs Food intolleranc
Common food allergies
swelling of the lips
reaction to soy
severe hive breakout
What is the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance?
Food intolerant symptoms
Nausea and vomiting
Stomach pain and cramps
Fatigue, tiredness, weakness
Severe allergy (anaphylaxis) symptoms
Mild to moderate allergy symptoms
An immune system reaction
Usually comes on suddenly
Small amount of food can trigger
Happens every time you eat the food
Can be life-threatening
Is a chemical reaction
Usually comes on gradually
May only happen when you eat a lot of the food
May only happen if you eat the food often
Is not life threatening
Swelling of the face, lips and eyes
Tingling in the mouth
Swelling of the lips
Stomach pain and vomiting
Hives and welts
In your groups - write down some key terms to explain the difference.
Swelling of the tongue
Difficulty talking &/or hoarse voice
Wheeze of persistent cough
Swelling/tightness in the throat
Rash or hives
Complete Tasks 1, 2 and 3 of your assessment. Use the information from this presentation and also your own research to form a better understanding of gluten intolerance.
Remember to work independently and quietly.
What is gluten?
Gluten is a protein found in cereal grains.
It is found in the following grains:
A condition that causes a person to react after ingesting gluten. Symptoms vary widely from person to person.
An immune system reaction to the consumption of gluten causing small bowel damage. The tiny finger-like projections which line the bowel (villi) become inflamed and flattened.