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RalphMcDonald
06-17-19, 06:57 AM
What about food allergy and intolerance? Are both similar or not?

Bill Hudson
02-26-20, 05:25 AM
The difference between a food allergy and sensitivity is the body's response. When you have a food allergy, your immune system causes the reaction. If you have a food sensitivity or intolerance, the reaction is triggered by the digestive system.

Islander
02-26-20, 09:34 AM
That's funny, the original question was posted almost 2 years ago and never got a response. Strange that no one noticed it. Thanks for replying, Bill Hudson. Your answer makes sense. I have no food allergies but I do have an intolerance to gluten, and I definitely know when I have inadvertently consumed something that contains gluten!

Julieanne
02-26-20, 11:20 PM
When I first joined HH in 2011 I spent hours going through the archives, and I may have responded to some old posts. I guess that is what Bill also did, with his useful answer.

Islander
02-27-20, 09:05 PM
At any given moment I can see how many visitors are on the side and exactly where they are, including any of you. Most of them are looking at random topics, because visitors have a wide range of interests