New Data Suggests Link Between Childhood Obesity and Allergies

  A study published in the May issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology indicated that there may be a link between obesity and increased incidence of allergies. The study analysed data from 4,111 children and young adults aged 2-19 years of age. It looked at antibody       levels to a … [Read more...]

Coeliac Disease Link With ADHD

 There have been a number of reports of a possible link between coeliac disease and diseases associated with psychological disturbances such as ADHD. In a recent study researchers attempted to establish whether a gluten free diet could allevaite behavioural symptoms in patients with both coeliac disease and ADHD. 67 subjects … [Read more...]

Leaky Gut Link to Fat Around Your Organs?

Visceral fat (or the fat around your organs) is known to have a strong link with  metabolic dysfunctions such as insulin resistance, hepatic steatosis and inflammation. One theory as to why this might be is that increased intestinal permeability(also known as leaky gut) may help to increase this fat around the organs. … [Read more...]

Research Study Found IgG food test Effective For Identifying Food Intolerance

We all know that food intolerance tests have received a bad press, but a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of York found that a blood test measuring IgG antibodies to commonly consumed foods was effective at identifying problemmatic foods. In the study 76% of people who stopped eating foods identified by the test felt better … [Read more...]

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