Food Intolerance

Food intolerance is different to food allergies. Unlike food allergies, food intolerance doesn't involve the immune system.

Symptoms are triggered by a number of naturally occurring food chemicals found in everyday foods and/or certain food additives that irritate a sensitive person's nerve endings in many parts of their body.

Actual symptoms, how quickly they appear, 

and their severity vary from person to person.

This is why food intolerance is super tricky.

Do you have any of these symptoms?
They could indicate possible food intolerance.

  • Gut: pain, bloating, wind/gas, altered bowel habits, diarrhoea and/or constipation
  • Airways: sinus, stuffy nose and congestion
  • Nervous system: headaches and migraines, irritability, ADHD, mood swings
  • Skin: hives, rashes, eczema

Geraldine's Food Intolerance Practice Areas

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • The Low FODMAP Diet
  • Food Chemical Sensitivities (salicylates, amines, glutamates and food additives)
  • RPAH Elimination (Failsafe) Diet
  • Coeliac Disease (although this involves the immune system)
  • Lactose Intolerance

My qualifications and experience as a Food Intolerance Dietitian

  1. I am an experienced Food Intolerance Dietitian. Food intolerance management accounts for over half of my private practice and my household has an adapted diet due to my husband and daughter having food intolerance.

  2. I have completed additional DAA-approved professional development in food intolerance management, including the Low FODMAP Diet and RPAH Elimination (Failsafe) Diet.

  3. I am listed as a Failsafe Dietitian on the food intolerance advice website, Fed Up.

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