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Food Allergy

Food Allergy Questions

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by 0 · about 12 hours ago

I have psoriasis and I am SICK OF IT. I recently discovered Paleo and have even read that it can reverse my condition! I will be 100% dedicated but I just need some help. I have taken a food allergy test and the following items have come up as... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · February 04, 2014 at 2:03 AM

Ok, if you're so allergic to all these things, this tells me (as you have discovered) that your gut is very leaky and with the wrong bacteria. For people with so many allergic reactions, I'd think (I'm not a doctor btw, I just have personal... (more)

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by 0 · about 12 hours ago

Ever since I was four I've had chronic sinus and ear infections. So many that now at the age of 30 I have scarring on my eardrums and slight hearing loss. I've been to multiple "specialists" none of which have been able to figure out what's... (more)

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RonBurgundy 0 · January 30, 2014 at 7:40 AM

Just a thought: have you looked into TMJ?

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by 10 · about 12 hours ago

How do you eat keto without nuts, dairy, egg yolks or coconut? :( I'm allergic to everything I'm supposed to eat on keto, and afraid it might be unhealthy to take in fat from mostly PUFAs such as avocado oil and olive oil. any advice appreciated. (more)

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Joe_23 0 · August 15, 2013 at 4:04 AM

US Wellness sells a 5 gallon bucket of rendered beef fat from grass fed cows. I find that useful for increasing fat calories. The beef fat on the edges of steak just doesn't work for me from a taste standpoint, but the rendered fat is... (more)

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by 10 · about 12 hours ago

I have leaky gut, GERD, peptic ulcer, and a ton of food allergies. I am currently taking a 100 billion CU probiotic and an herbal pill from my acupuncturist to restore my spleen qi deficiency. I have not yet to have any relief from either of them.... (more)

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Anthony_Kleinsmith 0 · July 05, 2013 at 10:23 PM

I would take colostrum because of the amount of IgA, PrP's and other constituents that help heal the gut! The colostrum that has done research and has been written up in an editorial is Immune Tree.

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by 88 · about 12 hours ago

Hey everyone! So I have been paleo for about 6 months now. In the beginning, I absolutely ADORED everything about paleo. In many respects, I still do. It gives me more energy, more clarity, less need to eat everything in sight, etc, etc. Except... (more)

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greymouser 0 · June 27, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Regarding nuts, you have to thoroughly masticate them to digest them wholly. My guess is that you were always pooping out large pieces, you just didn't inspect your poo so thoroughly before. ;-) This isn't an abnormal thing, this is pretty much... (more)

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by 0 · about 12 hours ago

I have a fairly simple recipe for "meatloaf muffins" that call for egg and almond meal, both of which my daughter cannot have (I need to stay away from gluten and coconut too). I was wondering about the substitutions: if the only other... (more)

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Sigamagaw 0 · August 26, 2013 at 11:47 AM

I've started to grind my own cashew "flour" as we are trying to avoid almonds too. And I'm finding that chia egg is way better than flax egg for a replacer. I bought a grinder just for chia seeds. Its working really well in baked goods.

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by 0 · about 12 hours ago

I'm gluten/dairy sensitive (and eliminating corn, soy and chocolate more recently). I've had a weird neurological symptom for about 5 months, like a non-verbal tic, with my tongue and lips and middle teeth. Does anyone have any idea what might... (more)

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by 61 · about 12 hours ago

This is a bit controversial testing method, but nevertheless, I decided to take it as one of the last options and results came in yesterday. Test taken was by Cambridge Nutritional Sciences - FoodPrint 200. Strong allergens: egg white, mussel,... (more)

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by 1042 · about 12 hours ago

I just finished reading the following article: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/weird-food-allergy-stresses-moms-baffles-doctors/story?id=18843611 In the first case noted the child who was diagnosed with food protein induced entercolitis syndrome... (more)

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VB 0 · April 01, 2013 at 6:18 PM

Here is my take on it. I am not a doctor, so take it for what it's worth. Both mothers probably had a very bad gut flora. One from being a vegetarian and another one from ... I don't know... SAD diet? Whatever. Their mothers' insufficient flora... (more)

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by 154 · about 12 hours ago

For a while now I have been dealing with a severe case of multiple food allergies, where I continuously develop allergies (delayed-onset IGG type) to pretty much all foods after consuming them for a short period of time. I understand the... (more)

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Mo_2 0 · February 22, 2013 at 8:05 PM

The rotation diet is great for great for controlling food sensitivities but it is the final step not the first! I have multiple food allergies and intolerences. IgG intolerences are just as serious as IGE allergies - although they don't cause... (more)

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by 2341 · about 12 hours ago

Is there anything in conventional eggs or eggs in general that could attribute to dark circles? I had a slight cold about two weeks ago and wasn't feeling too hot. I decided for the hell of it that I was going to give eggs a break. Previously I... (more)

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Stephen_5 0 · November 22, 2012 at 8:19 AM

Is it possible that you are mildly allergic to eggs? Some people get "allergic shiners". Although that is often in conjunction with hay fever, hay fever itself can be triggered by foods. I had to stop eating eggs; a repeated set of A-B-A-B tests... (more)

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by 158 · about 12 hours ago

I've been paleo for about 4 months now and had some great results. Weightloss (about 10kgs) and muscle gain. My wife has been interested by my progress and gave my current diet a go. I will usually eat eggs cooked in butter or ghee or coconut... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · October 06, 2012 at 10:38 PM

My wife also likes the leaner side of paleo. A general aversion to fat I suppose. It does take a while to acclimate, but I think that most can easily adapt. For those who can't they may have some sort of legitimate metabolic derangement where... (more)

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by 120 · about 12 hours ago

i was told that I am allergic to cow dairy... i was relieved to find that goat milk yogurt is easily available, however, I have recently experienced symptoms of watery eyes, runny nose, mucous in throat after I consume it....should I switch to... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · September 01, 2012 at 4:36 PM

As with raw dairy, goat dairy is not magic. If you react to it, don't consume it. Dairy, though tasty, is not necessary for human health.

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by 175 · about 12 hours ago

Hello. I wanted to start eating raw egg yolks, since its preparation is less time-demanding ( I can just add it to my morning smoothie ), but whenever I eat like that my abdomen bloats and I feel heavy on my body. Does anybody else react... (more)

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by 187 · about 13 hours ago

hello again, i am interested in finding out if i have any food sensitivities - i highly suspect wheat and dairy. i have eliminated them from my diet, and then reintroduced them. but i'm not sure if i am over analyzing the return of symptoms such... (more)

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Levi_3 0 · July 21, 2013 at 8:07 PM

I have found it to be surprisingly accurate in uncovering my multiple food allergies (caused by leaky gut). Initially I rationalized that the increased pulse was simply to the standard digestive processes, however I soon began to see patterns... (more)

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by 766 · about 13 hours ago

When going Paleo many years ago, nearly everything got better, except one thing which I have nearly given up on trying to figure out. Post nasal drip is a huge issue for me and happens on a daily basis. It is worst in the morning after waking up... (more)

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Kurt_Harris_MD 0 · May 17, 2012 at 12:49 AM

You almost certainly have chronic rhinosinusitis and IMO at this point it is not likely to respond to diet. The recommendation for fermented foods is worth trying, but if no response to that, then: 1) Get Immunocap quantitative allergen IgE blood... (more)

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by 742 · about 13 hours ago

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)

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Kation 0 · April 29, 2012 at 8:06 PM

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.

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by 83 · about 13 hours ago

First, some background. After a lifetime of suffering with Topic-A dermatitis and fibromyalgia, respectively, my mom and dad got tested for food allergies and discovered many culprits, which, once eliminated from their diets relieved most of their... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · April 18, 2012 at 3:45 PM

But how do you explain allergies to paleo-friendly foods like meat? I have friends who have "allergic" reactions to CAFO meat, but not grass-finished/antibiotic-free meat.

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by 45 · about 13 hours ago

I've been (mostly) paleo for over a year now -- but I only eliminated dairy about a month ago. Eliminating dairy seems to be helping a lot: I'm losing a little more weight, my skin is clearer and brighter, and I don't hit a mid-day slump like I... (more)

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · February 20, 2012 at 3:31 AM

It sounds to me like your body is giving you the clear communication that dairy, even in the form of ghee, is not working for you. Some people really are that allergic, it's certainly not unheard of. I would continue to avoid all forms of dairy,... (more)

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by 1002 · about 13 hours ago

I'm pretty sure it's possible to be intolerant of any food if your body is out of whack, but I want to know if anyone has heard of people being intolerant to pork. When I eat it I feel slightly queasy, and then I have to go poop like every time I... (more)

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primallykosher 0 · January 13, 2012 at 4:46 AM

You don't happen to have a Jewish relatives? The pork thing tends to come with the territory. Although its not usually due to allergies. But I wonder if kosher laws have anything to do with common allergies.

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by 971 · about 13 hours ago

So since starting Paleo, my body's reactions to foods is standing out to me more, which I think is a very good thing. I'm eating simply enough to be able to tell how I feel. I'm wondering if anyone had info on chitinase/latex type food reactions.... (more)

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Amanda_11 0 · January 07, 2012 at 12:12 AM

Since you ask, "What foods have you reacted to (not stomach/digestive issues so much as low grade itchiness, runny nose, foggy headache, etc...) and how have you handled/improved things?" Here's my response: I have had itchy/runny nose reactions... (more)

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by 50 · about 13 hours ago

I've eaten eggs my entire life, but since becoming Paleo over the past year, I've experienced a tenfold upswing in my egg eating. As a part of my routine, I've been eating 5-6 pasture raised eggs purchased from a local farmer. Until recently, I... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · September 14, 2011 at 9:22 PM

I too developed an allergy to egg whites as a result of increased exposure. My solution has been to hard boil them and discard the whites and only eat the yolks. I don't experience any stomach upset this way and I get the feeling that the reduced... (more)

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by 1801 · about 13 hours ago

My son is 2.5 years old and is still breastfeeding, he does eat solids, but not as much as his 3.5 year old sister. He was a difficult baby to say the least. He is still quite a high need toddler and we are trying to work out what his issues... (more)

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Katherine 0 · August 28, 2011 at 8:13 PM

Some things that come to mind as possibly related with hyperpigmentation of various places on the skin: riboflavin deficiency (possible) zinc deficiency (very likely) b12 deficiency (unlikely) there may be more, that's just what I could come... (more)

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by 385 · about 13 hours ago

How is one able to best manage a salicylate sensitivity while being paleo? I know many fruits are high in salicylate, but does anyone have any tips or experience in any other regard?

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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · July 30, 2011 at 5:29 PM

So don't eat fruit. I rarely eat fruit for sugar reasons. Nothing in Paleo dictates that you HAVE to eat something specific. Edit: This looks like a good website for lists of foods low in Salicylates.... (more)

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by 408 · about 13 hours ago

I was just wondering if frequent urination could be caused by a food allergy. I introduced eggs into my diet just recently with the most obvious symptom being frequent urination, specifically at night. When I mean frequent, I mean every 15-20... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · July 26, 2011 at 6:49 PM

When you mentioned tomatos I immediately recalled reading about salicylate intolerance causing "urgency to pass water," but I don't know about eggs.

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