Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Allergy Unit

Food Intolerance Information and Resources

Most of the introduction from the first edition, explaining food allergies and intolerance, is reproduced here in printable format.

Food Challenge Instruction Booklet
The booklet can be purchased at AU$10.00 (plus postage). Bulk orders are also available. The booklet can also be purchased in combination with the RPAH Elimination Diet Handbook for AU$30.00 (plus postage), within Australia and also internationally.
The Food Challenge Instruction Booklet is to be used in conjunction with the Elimination Diet Handbook and provides instructions on how to identify which food chemicals might be responsible for triggering symptoms in people undergoing investigation for suspected food intolerance.
This booklet is available for interested Accredited Practising Dietitians and medical practitioners to purchase for their patients. It is also available to members of the public. However dietary elimination and challenge testing is a complex process which should be done under medical and dietetic supervision.
Food Challenge Instruction Booklet Front Cover

The Food Challenge Instruction Booklet includes the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Diagnostic elimination diet
  • Planning your food challenges
  • Food chemical challenges
  • Wheat, Milk and Soy drink challenges
  • Frequently asked questions
  • Food challenge results summary
  • Food and Symptom diary template

Below are some examples of pages from the Food Challenge Instruction Booklet:

Food Challenge Instruction Booklet Front Cover
Food Additives
Wheat Milk Additives
Food Challenge Result