12 May 2019

WATCH: Food allergies - sensitivity on the rise?

Are we overly sensitive to food intolerance?

Go to a restaurant, cafe of sandwich shop and you're commonly asked if you have any allergies. And increasingly food labels list potentially harmful allergens. Is it a sign of a rise in food allergies? Or are we overly sensitive to food intolerance?

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Dr Morris is the Principal Allergist at the Cape Town and Johannesburg Allergy Clinics with postgraduate diplomas in Allergology, Dermatology, Paediatrics and Family Medicine dealing with both adult and childhood allergies.

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