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While lots of people will be seeking to reassess their diet and lifestyle as part of their New Year resolutions, it can be difficult to know where to start.
Health and Herbs is an integrated health clinic and herbal dispensary situated at No 9 Sea Road, Galway. It was founded in 1999 by Dr Dilis Clare, who is Ireland’s only GP also qualified in herbal medicine.
Food intolerance is an adverse reaction to a particular food or ingredient, which occurs every time the food is eaten. Food intolerance is when the body is unable to deal with a certain foodstuff, usually because it doesn’t produce enough of the chemical or enzyme needed to properly digest that particular food. One of the most common intolerances is to cow’s milk, which contains a certain type of sugar called lactose.
Food can be your greatest medicine, or the slowest poison if you don’t eat the right foods for your body. At the new Food Therapy Clinic in Renmore, Yvonne O’Shaughnessy, leading food intolerance specialist and nutritionist, offers food intolerance testing using blood analysis of 200 foods, aiming to avoid symptoms such as chronic fatigue, bloating, IBS, weight gain, migraine, skin conditions, constipation, irritability, and sugar cravings.
Do you suffer from low mood and lack the stamina to get things done? Food can be your greatest medicine, or the slowest poison if you do not eat the right foods for your body.
“Frustrated parents, along with irritated children, presenting with itchy, red, bleeding, and puss-filled skin sores are cases we see all too often at The Liosbaun Clinic,” according to Yvonne O' Shaughnessy, nutritionist and leading food intolerance specialist at the clinic. “The occurrence of eczema in children is far more prevalent nowadays, and I see it being related mainly to diet but also other environmental factors a lot of the time.”
A food allergy happens almost immediately, usually within one hour. This reaction is very evident.
Antibiotics are being over-used to treat many forms of chronic illness in Ireland, which could be simply improved by a change in diet; a situation which, significantly, is contributing to the dangerous rise in antibiotic resistant infection like MRSA and ESBL.