Review article: the diagnosis and management of food allergy and food intolerances

  title={Review article: the diagnosis and management of food allergy and food intolerances},
  author={J.L. Turnbull and H.-N. Adams and David Angelo Gorard},
  journal={Alimentary Pharmacology \& Therapeutics},
Adverse reactions to food include immune mediated food allergies and non‐immune mediated food intolerances. Food allergies and intolerances are often confused by health professionals, patients and the public. 

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