Differentiating Between Food Allergies and Intolerances to Inform Nutrition Therapy

Whilst the clinical presentations between food allergies and intolerances are similar, we as dietitians must be able to correctly distinguish between the two, as they require contrasting diagnostic confirmation and therapy. To begin, let us first familiarise ourselves with the symptoms of each. The main confusion lies between accurately differentiating between mild allergic reactions and […]

New Study Uncovers How a High-Fat Diet Drives Colorectal Cancer Growth

A new study suggests that high-fat diets fuel colorectal cancer growth by upsetting the balance of bile acids in the intestine and triggering a hormonal signal that lets potentially cancerous cells thrive. The findings could explain why colorectal cancer, which can take decades to develop, is being seen in younger people growing up at a […]

Paleo Diet Inaccurate According to New Study

New research suggests that the controversial Paleo Diet should be incorporating more fish, rather than red meat. A new study from Lund University¬†in Sweden has revealed that importance of red meat in the Paleo Diet has most likely been exaggerated. . The researchers at Lund examined Stone Age, skeletal remains from 82 individuals, and found […]