Some people can not tolerate certain products. The most common culprits are dairy products, soybeans, peanuts, wheat, eggs and shellfish. Allergic reactions can be very serious, while food sensitivity can only cause unpleasant symptoms and sensations, such as rashes or swelling. Food intolerance can also be a risk factor in the development of many chronic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Consistently excluding such foods from your diet and keeping a food diary can help you determine which product or foods are causing the rejection reaction (Allergy). This is one way to solve the problem. Controversial method, called desensitization (decreased sensitivity), it helps to train the body to take products that are not otherwise perceived by it. Most often there is milk intolerance, which can be overcome by adding a special enzyme to the food or limiting the consumption of dairy products by those that are easier to digest, such as kefir or yogurt.
Hidden allergies may be the cause of weight gain and swelling. Undigested protein molecules deposited on the walls of blood vessels, as a result of the immune system, reacting to foreign protein, causes chronic inflammation. In the subcutaneous fat layer accumulates liquid, swelling is formed. Due to this, the body can accumulate 5-7 kg of excess weight. One of the possible signs of a hidden Allergy is swelling of the legs.