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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Fatty Food Intolerance (Overview)

Fatty food intolerance is a clinical finding in which a person experiences gas, bloating, cramping pain, acid reflux, or diarrhea with fatty foods. This can be due to reflux of food into the esophagus or due to problems digesting fats.


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What will help my fatty food intolerance?

What will help my fatty food intolerance?

Enzymes...: Fats in the diet are broken down during digestion by mixing with bile and pancreatic enzymes called lipase. Sometimes taking a digestive enzyme supplement containing lipase with your meal will help. Remember, intake of more than 20-25% of your daily calories from fat is unhealthy. And the total amount of saturated fat component should be less than 10% of the total fat. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
14 Doctors shared insights

Fatty Food Intolerance (Overview)

Fatty food intolerance is a clinical finding in which a person experiences gas, bloating, cramping pain, acid reflux, or diarrhea with fatty foods. This can be due to reflux of food into the esophagus or due to problems digesting fats.


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Living with Lactose Intolerance (Checklist)

Avoid milk and ice cream unless they're lactose-free
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Take 500 mg of Calcium Citrate daily during your period
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What will help my fatty food intolerance?

Enzymes...: Fats in the diet are broken down during digestion by mixing with bile and pancreatic enzymes called lipase. Sometimes taking a digestive enzyme supplement containing lipase with your meal will help. Remember, intake of more than 20-25% of your daily calories from fat is unhealthy. And the total amount of saturated fat component should be less than 10% of the total fat. ...Read more

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Fatty food intolerance problem...I had my gallbladder removed in june. I get nauseus after fats?

Common: The best thing to do is moderate fat intake, quantity and how fast it is ingested. ...Read more

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Treating Food Poisoning (Checklist)

For severe cases, go to the emergency room/call the Poison Control Center for an antidote
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Go to the emergency room if you're vomiting nonstop
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If you have diarrhea, eat something to stop water loss
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If you have excess dehydration, go to the emergency for IV fluids
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How can I determine food intolerance?

Food intolerance: The usual way to determine food intolerance is to go on an elimination diet for several weeks, followed by gradual reintroduction of foods suspected of causing digestive or other issues. Then you see how your body responds to each food. There are many ways to go about this, but an integrative medicine physician can help you. Commonly offending foods include gluten, dairy, eggs, and soy. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have food intolerance?

How do I know if I have food intolerance?

Elimination of foods: The best, least expensive, and most reliable way is to remove something from your diet for a week or two...See how you feel...Then reintroduce it and see if you feel worse.
You can also get allergy testing...Which will tell you if you have acute histamine related allergies (like hives, trouble breathing). There is another path for food intolerance that is hard to test for. Look at alcat. Com test. ...Read more

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Which medicine is best for food intolerance?

Which medicine is best for food intolerance?

Smart eating: The best treatment for a specific food intolerance is avoidance of the specific food. This can require reading labels on processed items to be sure. For some items, like the milk sugar lactose intolerance, the deficient enzyme can be supplied as a supplement, "lactaid" can reduce symptoms or eliminate them. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a person has food intolerance?

What does it mean if a person has food intolerance?

Food intolerance: A food intolerance is any reaction to a food that I can't explain physiologically for you. You have symptoms, but I as your allergist cannot prove that they are due to a classic allergic reaction, lactose intolerance, celiac disease, a previous gallbladder operation, a viral infection, food poisonong or anything else that we do understand. It's vague, but means you don't feel good when you eat it. ...Read more

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What percentage of the population has a food intolerance?

What percentage of the population has a food intolerance?

Practically everyone: Food intolerance is common, variable, and individual and may even include such innocuous ingestants as water. Reference: elaine shimberg, "relief from ibs". ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: food intolerance?

What is the definition or description of: food intolerance?

Not an allergy: Sensitivity means allergy. Intolerance means something else - usually an inability to digest a component of the food in question. If you are intolerant to cow's milk it could be because you can't digest milk sugar also called lactose. That is called lactose intolerance which is due to lack of an enzyme that digests the milk sugar. The enzyme is called lactase. ...Read more

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What's the symptoms of a food intolerance in a toddler?

Food intolerance: Symptoms may differ but typically would manifest in poor weight gain and growth pattern, or actual weight loss, diarrhea, being tired, less active, abdominal discomfort, skin rashes, frequent infections due to poor absorption of essential nutrients and many more depending on the food and missing nutrients. ...Read more

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How is bloat related to food intolerance?

How is bloat related to food intolerance?

R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. TX: PROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more

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Can food intolerance cause anaphylactic shock?

No But...: ....Food allergies may. A food intolerance usually means a digestive problem. Allergies are a totally different body chemistry and are potentially much more dangerous. ...Read more

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What can I eat before a food intolerance blood test?

What can I eat before a food intolerance blood test?

Yes: But make sure that they are not testing for igg or igg 4 to food since this may well be a protective antibody against allergy to the food or just an indicator of exposure. If you want a blood tests, ask the doctor to order immunocap ige to that food. ...Read more

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I have food intolerance after gastric sleeve, what to do?

I have food intolerance after gastric sleeve, what to do?

Common result: This result should have been discussed with you prior to the surgery, as food intolerances are not uncommon after this type of surgery. Speak with the surgeon and a dietician well versed in post-bariatric surgery diets to find out what type of foods are best and worst for you, and how to best lose your weight without being miserable every time you eat. You can finds foods that you can tolerate. ...Read more

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What can I do about possible food intolerance or allergy?

What can I do about possible food intolerance or allergy?

Food allergy: 1. Accurate diagnosis, which may involve blood or skin tests. I usually use both. 2. A trial of specific food elimination with a food diary to track symptoms. 3. Food reintroduction, possibly in the setting of an in-office challenge depending on your history. This procedure should help you delineate which foods truly cause problems for you. Avoidance is the only available treatment right now. ...Read more

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Might it happen that a food intolerance develop into an allergy?

Might it happen that a food intolerance develop into an allergy?

Unlikely: Food intolerance is a common problem, but it is not a risk factor to go on to develop an allergy to that particular food. For example, lactose intolerance from cows milk does not increase risk of developing cow's milk protein allergy. ...Read more

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How do you get testing for food intolerance like lactose and gluten?

Simple testing: Lactose intolerance can be objectively assessed by breath testing or subjectively by response to lactase replacement or lactose avoidance/then reintroduction. Serum testing to tissue transglutaminase antibody and/or anti-endomysial antibody are sensitive markers for gluten sensitive enteropathy. These markers can also assess a celiac patient's compliance with gluten avoidance. ...Read more

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Is there a reason why I am having symptoms of food intolerance after 21 years of eating pork?

Is there a reason why I am having symptoms of food intolerance after 21 years of eating pork?

Intolerance: Can you define your food intolerance and describe it to determine what is going on? It is best that you consult an allergist to discuss your symptoms and test you accordingly. ...Read more

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Can a food intolerance suddenly develop? I love egg nog but suddenly I'm unable to drink it with out getting sick. Has happened more than once.

Can a food intolerance suddenly develop? I love egg nog but suddenly I'm unable to drink it with out getting sick. Has happened more than once.

Type of reactions?: You need to provide more details on the timing and the kind of symptoms you developed after drinking egg nog. I agree that food intolerance can develop at any time and without knowing the symptoms you have, I can't tell if it is from an allergy, an intolerance, or even an infection (salmonella?). ...Read more

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Is there scientifically proven test for food intolerance? If not, is there something that tells you what to eat and what not (foods assimilated or not)?

Food intolerance: There are many available methods for testing someone to see if they are unable to absorb some types of foods, or if they have food allergies. A gastroenterologist should be able to perform a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Symptoms of food intolerance?

Symptoms of food intolerance?

Any related to food: Any symptoms that are uncomfortable associated with eating a food can be called a food intolerance.
The term intolerance does not specify a particular cause. Commonly those symptoms which are not related to a food allergy are considered an intolerance. ...Read more

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What exactly is a food intolerance?

Food intolerance: Food intolerance is a generic term that has had its meaning morphed over time. Food intolerance is any food that a person cannot tolerate. This can be due to allergies, enzyme deficiencies (like lactase deficiency), medication interactions (tetracyclines and milk), uncomfortable feelings (green pepper causing gastic reflux), and somatic (beans causing 'excessive' flatulence). These are just exampl. ...Read more

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How to determine if I have a food intolerance?

How to determine if I have a food intolerance?

Only you: If a food bothers you in any manner from whatever mechanism, it is a food intolerance. This is different from food allergy which may lead to symptoms as mild as just an itchy mouth or throat, to gastrointestinal upset, and even anaphylaxis. Most food reactions are associated with itchy or hives on the skin as well. ...Read more

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Should children be tested for food intolerance?

No: As opposed to true food allergy, food intolerance is not well understood or characterized. The best example is lactose intolerance. The mechanism causing food intolerance is not thought to be via the immune system, but often more of a toxicity, or like lactose intolerance, an enzyme deficiency. Other than eliminating and retrying the food, there are no tests, specifically no skin or blood tests. ...Read more

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What is the most accurate food intolerance testing?

What is the most accurate food intolerance testing?

Actual consumption: Lab tests and scratch tests may say you are allergic on paper, but in reality have no symptoms when ingesting the food. However, actual ingestion of suspect foods should only be done in an allergist's office where they can assess the response, check vital signs, and intervene if there is a severe reaction. Don't try this at home! ...Read more

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In easy to understand words, what is food intolerance?

Food intolerance: Some foods don't agree with everyone. If your body does not make the natural chemicals to break down a food, you may not digest it well. This can cause nausea, stomach cramps, gas, diarrhea or vomiting. An allergy reaction may cause hives or swelling. You may need to avoid that food for a while (or sometimes longer). Some people will grow out of these problems and can have those foods again. ...Read more

Dr. Gabriel Niles
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Food Intolerance (Definition)

Also known as non-allergic food hypersensitivity, this refers to difficulty in digesting certain foods. It is important to note that food intolerance is ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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