Allergic to Food

Finding himself on a restricted diet, Will Self reflects on the rise of food allergies and intolerances which used to fail to invoke his sympathy.

"It's not so much that I doubt the physiological component of all this tummy rumbling and grumbling, it's more that the social and cultural aspects of the malaise have grown still louder in the past half decade.".

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A Point of View: 'How I stopped being intolerant of food intolerance'

A Point of View: 'How I stopped being intolerant of food intolerance'

Will Self was intolerant about other people's "fussy" eating habits until he developed digestive problems of his own.  Then he became even more intolerant.

 

Read Will Self's article on the BBC News website.

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PresenterWill Self
ProducerSheila Cook

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