I used chia seeds for the first time in a batch of homemade Kombucha on Thursday and by Friday morning I was having violent diarrhea, which lasted for two full days, approximately every 30 minutes. Other than the diarrhea, weakness from... (more)
You're not alone! For me it wasn't kombucha, it was chia seed pudding. While my reaction wasn't quite as strong as yours (thankfully), the general outline was the same. FYI: I've learned that I don't tolerate sesame seeds very well either.
Over the last few days I've developed a seemingly allergic reaction. I don't know what it could be from and I don't know how to fix it. Any help would be much appreciated: Symptoms: - extremely dry, red rash around eyes and nose (and behinds... (more)
"extremely dry, red rash around eyes and nose (and behinds ears)" possibly: Flaring Seborrhea Dermatitis (same thing as dandruff) aggravated by diet/excersise/sun exposure, etc.
Background. Over the last 20 years or so I have eaten no nuts, food was scrutinized for nuts if it came into our house etc. My eldest child was at risk of anaphylaxis to nuts, just handling them could lead to a potentially lethal reaction. From... (more)