Food intolerance 'imagined'19th September 2007
A poll has suggested that millions of people in the UK have self-diagnosed a food intolerance and may be avoiding key foods as a result.
But fewer than a quarter of the 12m people who claim to be food intolerant have had their condition formally diagnosed.
Almost 40% of the 1,500 people polled by Yorktest thought it trendy to be intolerant of food and many blamed celebrities such as actress Rachel Weisz who has a well-publicised wheat intolerance. The range of foods people declared themselves intolerant of was diverse ranging from grapefruit to sushi.
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Title: Food intolerance 'imagined'
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 4125
Date Added: 19th Sep 2007