Kate Young, BSc, Author at Sensitivity Check
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Kate Young, BSc

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 emphasizes nature, acceptance, and mindfulness.


  • Understanding Lactose Intolerance

    Understanding Lactose Intolerance: Everything You Need To Know

    Our bodies are complicated “machines.” Some things work properly, and other things do not. One common “malfunction” is the inability to digest lactose. This is called lactose intolerance or milk intolerance. There is a lot to know and understand about this condition. The must-know details include what lactose is, where it hides, and how an […]

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  • Food Sensitivity

    Food Sensitivity in the Family

    Regularly, a lot of people find themselves in the position of going out to eat with the family and all coming back wondering ‘do you feel funny?’. Well, the answer may be a food sensitivity. It is common that a food intolerance may be hereditary and so it is no coincidence that a whole family […]

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  • bread and food intolerances

    Be Careful of Yeast Allergies this Winter

    As the days get shorter and the temperature drops, you may find yourself opting for more yeast-based foods than usual. Warm pastries are especially common cravings when it’s cold outside. But it can be dangerous for those with an allergy to yeast. Common foods that we all enjoy such as bread, cakes, pastries, cereals, and […]

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