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Do I Have a Food Sensitivity?


Do you get after eating dairy? Do you feel gassy after consuming grains?

Even though you might not experience the hives, swelling, and breathing difficulties associated with a food allergy—you may have food sensitivity if you experience several of the following eight symptoms…

1. Lethargy

Eating is meant to fuel the body and brain—not zap you of energy, which is why lethargy (or fatigue) may point to food sensitivity. Foods that the body can’t convert into energy via digestion often cause a negative immune responses that can leave you feeling drained, particularly if your system has difficulty expelling these foods through bowel movements.

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