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I think I'm allergic to allergies

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I think there is a more interesting cultural point here. All cultures throughout history seem to develop dietary rules, often with religious connotations. Could it be that humans have a psychological need to follow rules around choice of food?; and that our culture's "5 a day" type dietary rules are too vague and permissive to meet that need? Perhaps "food allergies" are 21st century Westerners' way of meeting such a need.

Posted date

02 Dec 2015

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10:50am

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