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Table 4 Food allergy and intolerance training needs of UK and Australia-based dietitians

From: Food allergy competencies of dietitians in the United Kingdom, Australia and United States of America

Topic UK (%) Australia (%)
n = 336 n = 150
Reactions to food additives 67 73
Pharmacological reactions (e.g. salicylates) 66 70
Oral Allergy Syndrome 62 68
Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome 53 48
Cereal allergy 47 52
Cows' milk protein allergy 39 50
Soy allergy 46 39
Nut and seed allergy 45 42
Fish/shellfish allergy 43 38
Egg allergy 37 38
Coeliac disease 21 29
Lactose intolerance 34 14