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No, you don’t have to poo every day: eight things nutrition experts want you to know
Bowels, bacteria, brain power … gastro specialists share their wisdom in bitesize form

As told to Elle Hunt

20, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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What are the real signs of a healthy gut? A user’s guide
It’s a huge organ that gives us the energy to live, grow and repair. But how does it work – and how do you keep it healthy? Our science editor unravels its astonishing job

Ian Sample Science editor

18, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Give peanut foods to babies from four months to cut allergy risk, experts say
Researchers believe UK prevalence of peanut allergies could fall by 77% if eaten from four to six months of age

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

17, Mar, 2023 @2:13 PM

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US allergy season starting earlier due to global temperature rising, scientists say
Trend sees higher pollen levels and worsened allergy and asthma symptoms, though reduction in carbon emissions could reverse it

Eric Berger

15, Mar, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Leading UK food businesses call for clearer rules on food labelling
Exclusive: letter from 11 bosses follows deaths of two Pret a Manger customers who suffered allergic reactions

Steven Morris

13, Mar, 2023 @12:01 AM

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NatWest profits as customers lose out | Brief letters
Letters: Bank closures | Johnson’s manor | Oat cuisine | Cursing children | First hayfever of spring

19, Feb, 2023 @5:08 PM

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Pollution may make birch pollen more irritating to hay fever sufferers – study
Pollen from trees growing in heavily polluted urban areas has higher levels of Bet v1 allergen, experts find

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

25, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Imagine your child needs specialist food to survive – now imagine you can no longer afford it | Lucy Pasha-Robinson
‘Free-from’ foods shouldn’t be a luxury for children with severe allergies, says writer and commissioning editor Lucy Pasha-Robinson

Lucy Pasha-Robinson

15, Jan, 2023 @12:15 PM

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Boiled peanuts could help children overcome nut allergies, Australian researchers find
In a clinical trial, 80% of children became able to eat legume without allergic reaction after being given increasing doses of boiled and roasted peanuts

Donna Lu

11, Jan, 2023 @8:16 AM

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Coroner calls for UK anaphylaxis register after Pret a Manger deaths
Families of customers who died after eating food containing allergens welcome report urging reforms

Steven Morris

05, Dec, 2022 @11:18 AM

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My sister would still be alive if the food industry took allergy labels seriously enough | Gareth Gower
People like Celia shouldn’t have to gamble with their lives. We need more rigorous checks and tests on “free from” products, says Gareth Gower, Celia Marsh’s brother

Gareth Gower

29, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Multiple chemical sensitivity is real – people who have it aren’t making it up | Letter
Letter: For decades, patients with complex illnesses – especially those that affect women more – have been told that it’s in their heads, says Beth Pollack


27, Sep, 2022 @3:42 PM

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