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What is a Low Histamine Diet?

April 4, 2022

Histamine is a food chemical naturally found in many of the things that we eat on a day-to-day basis. It is normal to consume this food chemical and for most people the histamine that we consume goes on to be broken down by an enzyme called diamine oxidase (DAO). This…

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Sulphite Intolerance or Allergy? A Beginner’s Guide

March 29, 2022

As I'm sure you've noticed - in quite a few of my posts I have hinted to my avoidance on sulphites. Well, cats outta the bag - I'm sulphite intolerant.So. This is my low-down in sulphites.I've done lit-reviews. I've studied the evidence. I've learnt a lot of things. Trial and error through personal experience. Here is a down low on what sulphite intolerance is - and what changes you can make to avoid it!

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Histamine Intolerance Diet: A Beginner’s Guide

February 21, 2022

What exactly is histamine intolerance? In this helpful guide, hear from a registered dietitian about common histamine intolerance symptoms, how histamine intolerance is diagnosed, what foods contain histamine, and how to implement a low histamine diet – plus so much more! Food sensitivities are VERY complex. We don’t have…

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What you need to know about Eosinophilic Esophagitis

October 19, 2018

Today we will be discussing all things Eosinophilic Esophagitis. I know. You’re saying… Eo-what? It’s a rare condition – however its occurrence is increasing. In fact, here in my own city, a 4 year study saw occurrence increasing 39% year over year. This is partially attributed to better biopsy techniques –…