Dietary Intolerance

Dietary intolerance occurs when the body has difficulty processing certain foods. Usually the symptoms occur gradually and may only happen when you eat the food often or in large amounts, Dietary intolerances are not life threatening. Symptoms include gas, cramps and bloating, heartburn, headaches, irritability, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, and vomiting. Common types of dietary intolerance are lactose intolerance, the inability to process lactose, and gluten intolerance, the inability to process gluten.