Managing Diet for Suspected Food Sensitivity

Managing Diet for Suspected Food Sensitivity

Date: November 15, 2018

Speaker(s): Joan Breakey

Speaker Bio:

Joan Breakey is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with over 35 years’ experience specializing in food chemical sensitivity, food allergy and intolerance. She has conducted clinical research, both in child mental health clinics and in private practice, helping literally thousands of families. She also held the public health position of Adviser in Nutrition and Dietetics to the Department of Health in Queensland from 1979 to 1983. She then worked as a part-time Dietitian for Child Mental Health 1984 to 1994. She completed a Master’s Degree on the controversial role of diet in behavior and ADHD. She has written many articles and books on allergy and food chemical intolerance, including “Are You Food Sensitive?”, “Fussy Baby,” “Tolerating Troublesome Foods,” and “A Dietitian’s Manual: Diet Detective Method.” She is semi-retired and works occasionally in private practice in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. See her website at

Learning Objectives

  • Understand diet investigation for possible food sensitivity
  • Appreciate that each patient will need their own diet pathway planned
  • Accept that this is a different skill than managing allergy
  • Usefully improve your understanding of diet investigation from what you know

CPE Level: 1

Learning Codes: 4150, 5110, 5410, 6020

Performance Indicators:

  • 8.1.2
  • 8.4.1
  • 8.4.4

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Link to Recorded Webinar

Password to access webinar: DietSFS

Eligible for CPE until November 14, 2021 (three years from date of presentation)


This activity is recorded as described by the Commission of Dietetic Registration in the United States as Activity 175 .

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