Talking the talk about food allergies and symptoms.

Food allergies and GI issues have a language all their own, and it can be confusing and overwhelming. This glossary is here to help you understand the key terms and be better informed overall.

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Medical food

A food specially formulated to be consumed under the supervision of a physician and intended for the dietary management of a disease or condition that has distinctive nutritional needs that can’t be met by normal diet alone.