A food intolerance does not involve the immune system and is triggered by food chemicals (either natural or additives). These chemicals in sensitive individuals irritate the nerve endings and cause symptoms such as headaches, gastrointestinal complaints (cramps or colic, diarrhoea, constipation, reflux), skin irritations (nappy rash, recurrent hives and eczema), and irritability.
If your child has just started Prep this year, you will have most likely been introduced to the stress of school lunch! I must admit, I can’t remember it being such a big deal all those years ago when I was at school. It was pretty standard: a Vegemite or peanut butter sandwich, a piece […]