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Is a food intolerance is an adverse reaction to a food that involves production of antibodies?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Food allergy

Food allergy is an adverse reaction to a food that involves production of antibodies - specifically ige antibodies.
Food intolerance is a general term for any reaction to any adverse food other than food poisoning. Food allergy is a form of food intolerance.

In brief: Food allergy

Food allergy is an adverse reaction to a food that involves production of antibodies - specifically ige antibodies.
Food intolerance is a general term for any reaction to any adverse food other than food poisoning. Food allergy is a form of food intolerance.
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