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Do You Have Hidden Glutamate Sensitivity?

Chances are good that at least once in your life, you enjoyed a feast of Chinese food, only to start feeling weird as soon as you finished the fortune cookie. Maybe you experienced tingling and dizziness, maybe you got a bad headache. In any event, you learned then that monosodium glutamate (MSG), a frequent addition… Read More »

‘It’s not a specific medical diagnosis’: Expensive food sensitivity tests don’t work, allergists warn

Dr. David Stukus recently used a trendy at-home food sensitivity test, complete with alcohol swabs, gauze, lancets and a biohazard bag. He cleaned his ring finger with the alcohol prep pad, pressed a lancet against the “puncture site” until it clicked, squeezed his finger to get a good drop of blood to form and then… Read More »