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Allergies & Intolerances

Over 1 in 5 people in the UK suffer from hay fever, and hospital admissions for food allergies have increased fivefold in the last 10 years. Around 1 in 70 children may now be affected by peanut allergies and many more are struggling with intolerances to foods such as wheat and dairy. So, apart from avoiding the foods or other triggers in question, how can nutrition help, and what is the difference between a true allergy and an intolerance?
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