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Dr Gill Hart

About Dr Gill Hart

Dr Gill Hart is a PhD Biochemist with over twenty years experience in the development and clinical evaluation of diagnostic tests. Gill joined the YorkTest team as Scientific Director in 2005, and has applied her scientific and regulatory knowledge to all YorkTest services; including putting in measures of self-regulation in the under-regulated diagnostic testing services arena. Gill regularly gives talks and lectures on food intolerance at Universities, Colleges, trade shows and consumer events. She also provides guidance for those choosing diagnostic tests with her ‘What makes a good diagnostic test’ checklist, and has written many articles in scientific journals and consumer magazines.

Think you may suffer from Food Intolerance? Tips to get you through those Christmas parties…..

30Nov

So many food intolerance sufferers find the Christmas season tricky; after all ’tis the season to be merry and there isn’t much to be merry about when you are suffering from gut problems, headaches, migraines, skin symptoms, low energy or … Continue reading

  

Time is precious……………

10Nov

A recent survey clearly showed that having time to enjoy life no longer takes second place to earning a better living. If you, or someone that you know, suffers from symptoms of food intolerance you will know the impact that … Continue reading

  

Developing Food Intolerances

2Nov

One of the most common questions that I get asked when I go out lecturing and giving talks is “How do food intolerances develop?”. An interesting question, and with the estimate for those suffering from food intolerance at 45% of … Continue reading

  

10 Myths About Food Intolerance

18Oct

I thought that I would share with you some of the common myths surrounding food intolerance! Here goes:- Myth 1 – Food intolerances are very rare Genuine food allergy is rare. Less than 2% of the population (and 8% of children … Continue reading

  

Food intolerance – research links food triggers with migraine

12Oct

With an estimated 12-15% of people suffering from migraine, this means that roughly seven million people suffer in the UK alone. Stats from the charity Migraine Action reveal that migraines affect twice as many women as men, they affect people … Continue reading

  

Food allergy or intolerance? When people talk about suffering from food reactions, whether allergy, intolerance or hyper-sensitivity, what do they mean?

6Oct

The statistics from Allergy UK state that 45% of the population suffer from “food intolerance” symptoms such as gut problems, skin problems, headaches, migraines, joint pains, fatigue and low mood. However, when people talk about suffering from food reactions, whether … Continue reading