Kate Young, Author at Sensitivity Check Australia

Kate Young, BSc

Lab Manager

Kate Young, our dedicated Lab Manager, joined the Healthy Stuff team in October 2020. With over 20 years of experience as a Clinical Bio Scientist and Embryologist, she has worked in various clinical NHS hospitals and private laboratories in the UK and Japan. Kate obtained a BSc in Human Biological Studies from Leicester University and specialised in IVF and Embryology during her time in Japan.

At Healthy Stuff, Kate efficiently manages our laboratory testing, ensuring strict adherence to processing protocols and upholding the highest standards of practice and regulatory requirements. She remains at the forefront of implementing new technologies and techniques to improve our services and laboratory operations.

Outside of work, Kate showcases her passion for both science and art by curating and exhibiting art exhibitions in Japan and around the world. She also pursues a Diploma in Botany and enjoys gardening as a hobby. In her culinary adventures, she explores global cuisines and experiments with new recipes. Additionally, Kate finds inspiration in the Japanese concept of "wabi-sabi," which emphasises nature, acceptance, and mindfulness.


  • Lactose Intolerance Myths Debunked

    Lactose Intolerance Myths Debunked

    There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding lactose intolerance. Some of these false beliefs can cause you to eliminate products in your diet that you could use and get nutritional value from them. Debunking these intolerance myths can help people avoid negative consequences like deficiencies due to false beliefs. Lactose is the most plentiful carbohydrate […]

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  • DNA and Genetics, Allergies may be Genetic

    Are Food Allergies Caused By Genetics?

    At first glance, food allergies can seem to be random but there is growing scientific research that allergies are genetic and can be passed to family members.

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  • food sensitivity testing could help IBS sufferers and their bloating

    How to Eliminate Bloating (once and for all!)

    When it gets bad enough, dealing with bloating can cause us to avoid going out and eating with loved ones, or it can cause us to wear loose-fitting clothes constantly. For some, it can even create a negative spiral of constantly feeling as though you are bursting out of your clothing, when your weight itself […]

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  • various caffeinated beverages, all drinks to avoid if you have caffeine sensitivity

    Identifying Caffeine Sensitivity

    Caffeine is a wondrous drug. It has weight loss benefits, helps many a student through their degrees and is favoured by the vast majority of office workers. But not everyone can easily handle the psychoactive stimulant. In fact, many unknowingly put up with caffeine sensitivity simply because they aren’t aware that they even have it! […]

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