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Did you know that 1 in 10 people have food allergies - but nearly double that number believe that they have an allergy! Are you one of the millions of people who has a food allergy, sensitivity or intolerance? How can you know for sure if you have a food sensitivity? What are the tests for food allergies? How do you know if your child has a food allergy? What should you do if you have a food intolerance? This course covers everything that you need to know!
 

The most common food allergies are:

  • Dairy
  • Gluten
  • Caffeine
  • Salicylates
  • Amines (histamine)
  • FODMAPs
  • Sulphite
  • Fructose

With this course, you'll find out how to get tested, diagnosed and treated for food allergies, as well as proven strategies for removing and replacing food in your diet, without it being a chore! Removing an item from your diet can seem like you're losing something, but we teach you how to replace it with many delicious alternatives.

    Requirements

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Introduction

    • What is food intolerance?
    • The difference between intolerance, allergies, and sensitivities
    • What causes food intolerance?
    • How do food allergies develop?
    • A look at the 8 most common problem foods

    Module 2: Diagnosis

    • How are food intolerances diagnosed?
    • Questions to ask your doctor
    • Food allergies in babies
    • Identifying your allergens
    • Elimination diets
    • Blood tests for allergies
    • Allergies risk factors

    Module 3: Treatment

    • You’ve got your diagnosis – what next?
    • How to live with food allergies
    • Emergency treatment for severe allergies
    • Natural remedies for food allergies

    Module 4: Food Allergy Dos And Don’ts

    • Safety at school
    • Eating out safely with food allergies
    • How to allergy-proof your house
    • Top 5 kitchen do and don’ts

    Module 5: Supplementary Information On Food Allergies

    • How to cook delicious foods without allergens
    • Other types of environmental allergens
    • How to replace the allergens in your diet
    • Pursing a career as a food scientist.

    Career

    Who is this course for?

    • Anyone who would like to understand food intolerances and allergies
    • People looking for information to help those with allergies
    • Those who have family members who are allergic, or teachers and day care providers who work with those who have intolerances

    How will it help me

    This course will detail how to understand and live with food intolerances. 10% of the population lives with food intolerances and allergies, and in your life you are going to meet many people affected by them. Understanding food allergies will help you know how to get diagnoses and treatments, and how to make sure that your loved ones with allergies are safe and healthy.

    Certification

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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    About

    Did you know that 1 in 10 people have food allergies - but nearly double that number believe that they have an allergy! Are you one of the millions of people who has a food allergy, sensitivity or intolerance? How can you know for sure if you have a food sensitivity? What are the tests for food allergies? How do you know if your child has a food allergy? What should you do if you have a food intolerance? This course covers everything that you need to know!
     

    The most common food allergies are:

    • Dairy
    • Gluten
    • Caffeine
    • Salicylates
    • Amines (histamine)
    • FODMAPs
    • Sulphite
    • Fructose

    With this course, you'll find out how to get tested, diagnosed and treated for food allergies, as well as proven strategies for removing and replacing food in your diet, without it being a chore! Removing an item from your diet can seem like you're losing something, but we teach you how to replace it with many delicious alternatives.

      Requirements

      International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

      Lessons

      Module 1: Introduction

      • What is food intolerance?
      • The difference between intolerance, allergies, and sensitivities
      • What causes food intolerance?
      • How do food allergies develop?
      • A look at the 8 most common problem foods

      Module 2: Diagnosis

      • How are food intolerances diagnosed?
      • Questions to ask your doctor
      • Food allergies in babies
      • Identifying your allergens
      • Elimination diets
      • Blood tests for allergies
      • Allergies risk factors

      Module 3: Treatment

      • You’ve got your diagnosis – what next?
      • How to live with food allergies
      • Emergency treatment for severe allergies
      • Natural remedies for food allergies

      Module 4: Food Allergy Dos And Don’ts

      • Safety at school
      • Eating out safely with food allergies
      • How to allergy-proof your house
      • Top 5 kitchen do and don’ts

      Module 5: Supplementary Information On Food Allergies

      • How to cook delicious foods without allergens
      • Other types of environmental allergens
      • How to replace the allergens in your diet
      • Pursing a career as a food scientist.

      Career

      Who is this course for?

      • Anyone who would like to understand food intolerances and allergies
      • People looking for information to help those with allergies
      • Those who have family members who are allergic, or teachers and day care providers who work with those who have intolerances

      How will it help me

      This course will detail how to understand and live with food intolerances. 10% of the population lives with food intolerances and allergies, and in your life you are going to meet many people affected by them. Understanding food allergies will help you know how to get diagnoses and treatments, and how to make sure that your loved ones with allergies are safe and healthy.

      Certification

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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      5808 Students

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      Guarantee

      highlight

      Accredited

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      Accredited