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Are food intolerances like msg and onion permanent?

Are food intolerances like msg and onion permanent?

Food Intolerance : Unfortunately they do tend to be permanent although they can fluctuate and sometimes regress in symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Gabriel Niles
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Food Intolerance (Definition)

Also known as non-allergic food hypersensitivity, this refers to difficulty in digesting certain foods. It is important to note that food intolerance is ...Read more


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Pregnant with food aversions such as meats, cheese, eggs, and pasta sauces. What are some meals I can make with out that.

Pregnant with food aversions such as meats, cheese, eggs, and pasta sauces. What are some meals I can make with out that.

Meals: Non cheese dairy, friuts and veggies, grains that are healthy and also a good source of protein will work. Some fish (look online for low mercury fish). You can certainly do a whey protein shake or carnation instant breakfast in the morning. Soy based items like tofu based products, yogurt (greek for protein) also will work. You can also still have pasta with maybe pesto or a light butter. ...Read more

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Is eating food from fast food such as macdonalds, kfc , etc. Cause pimples ?

Is eating food from fast food such as macdonalds, kfc , etc. Cause pimples ?

Acne and food: Acne is usually caused from increased oil or sebum production under hormonal influences. Greasy foods are not typically linked to acne flares. A well balanced diet with exercise is always a good idea. See a dermatologist for acne treatment. ...Read more

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What are some foods such as beans and potatoes cause gas, but is there a food that gets rid of gas?

What are some foods such as beans and potatoes cause gas, but is there a food that gets rid of gas?

Digestion: You likely lack enzymes necessary to digest the food. I have no vested interest in this product but do recommend "digest extra" sold at the vitamin shoppe. It has all the enzymes your body needs for food breakdown and usually does the trick. ...Read more

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What are some good recipes or foods that are peanut, walnut and soy free?

Cook at home: Avoid the products, prepare your own dressings and condiments, read all labels carefully and you should be fine. ...Read more

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Asthma symptoms aggravated after eating raw onions. Cooked onions ok. Vinegar and sauerkraut can cause symptoms. Any other foods to avoid? Allergy?

Asthma symptoms aggravated after eating raw onions. Cooked onions ok. Vinegar and sauerkraut can cause symptoms. Any other foods to avoid? Allergy?

Not necessarily: It sounds like these acidic and irritating foods may be just irritating your airways. This doesn't necessarily mean that you're allergic to them, although you should probably still avoid them or pre-treat with your asthma inhaler prior to indulging. See an allergist to be properly tested to ensure this isn't an allergy that is emerging and proceed as they suggest. ...Read more

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How are food allergy and food intolerance different?

Diff erent way fo: Allergy means you get hives, runny nose , may be troule breathing within min to 2 hrs and need to avoid and treatment, intolerance more like upset stomach, gassy stomach ache, e.G milk allergy avoid for 2 yrs might out grow, lactose intolerance forget about milk. ...Read more

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What kinds of foods can cause indigestion? I havent eaten anything fried or "heavy" lately...Are certain preservatives known to cause upset stomachs?

What kinds of foods can cause indigestion? I havent eaten anything fried or "heavy" lately...Are certain preservatives known to cause upset stomachs?

Dyspepsia: You are correct in thinking that oily foods can cause indigestion by delaying stomach emptying. Other causes include raw harsh roughage like raw peppers,etc. Gassy things,lactose intolerance,gluten intolerance,drinking too much liquid with meals,sugar substitutes,gum chewing, can also cause distension and dyspepsia. Reflux from gerd or hiatal hernia cause indigestion. ...Read more

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What kind of allergy free foods can I eat that has no gluten, soy, rice, corn or dairy?

What kind of allergy free foods can I eat that has no gluten, soy, rice, corn or dairy?

Food allergy: You really need to determine first if you are allergic to all the items you listed , consult an allerkgist, a good resource is foodallergy.Org to find approprite foods to eat. ...Read more

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Toast, dippy eggs, tomato, fried potatoes, onion, butter, heavy cream, amer cheese, crab. Which are likely to be allergen which affects breathing?

Toast, dippy eggs, tomato, fried potatoes, onion, butter, heavy cream, amer cheese, crab. Which are likely to be allergen which affects breathing?

Crab: Shellfish are likely to cause dramatic reactions including anaphylaxis, but among the food items mentioned above, eggs, wheat, and dairy (cheese) are some of the most common food allergens even though any food can be a potential allergens. If you are uncertain about which food, consult an allergist. One should expect skin or gastrointestinal symptoms as well if food allergy is the cause. ...Read more

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I am on an allergy trial and i can't eat wheat dairy processed or canned foods as well as citrus and deli meats etc ! what can I eat and drink ?

I am on an allergy trial and i can't eat wheat dairy processed or canned foods as well as citrus and deli meats etc ! what can I eat and drink ?

Fresh fruits: That aren't citrus and fresh veggies which are abundant, rice, sweet potato, potstto, coconut or almond milk or silk milk, fresh or frozen chicken, fish, shrimp, lobster, meat. Hamburger meaty, cheese. You really have a lot to chose from, just not much fast foods. ...Read more

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What types of food can I eat if i'm allergic to all tree nuts soy bean soy whey sun flower and strawberries and fresh fruits?

What types of food can I eat if i'm allergic to all tree nuts  soy bean soy whey sun flower  and strawberries and fresh fruits?

? Truly Allergic: Many patients claim to be allergic to foods but on allergy testing are negative. Furthermore positive reactions don't in themselves mean one is allergic but that one has allergic antibodies to foods. Many patients with reactions on testing to peanut have developed tolerance to foods. You need to see an allergist, get tested and possibly have an elimination and food challenges done. ...Read more

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Are spicy food bad for eyes?

Are spicy food bad for eyes?

Not reallhy: Spicy foods can trigger rosacea affecting the eyes. They have been reported to cause bags under eyes, but this is not been proven scientifically. So they do not hurt the eyes directly. Spice saffron although not spicy has been shown in studies to improve macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa. ...Read more

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What food do people with food allergies eat to get the same nutrients they need from the foods they're allergic to? i.e. Nuts, shellfish and pork?

What food do people with food allergies eat to get the same nutrients they need from the foods they're allergic to? i.e. Nuts, shellfish and pork?

Micronutrients: Protein, Omega fatty acids and micronutrients are nutritional advantages of the foods you have mentioned. A whole raw food multivitamin and other protein sources such as lean beef, organ meats, soy, avocado, spinach, kale can help make up the difference. ...Read more

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Are there any specific foods that will keep me from craving sweets like twinkies?

Are there any specific foods that will keep me from craving sweets like twinkies?

No: You need to exercise your own self-control and consciously think of eating healthy things. Frankly, there is absolutely no reason to ever eat a twinkie - it has absolutely no nutrition. Read the packaging - it is all chemicals. As for sweets in general, healthier sweets like fruit, raisins, or even rare consumption of crackers and some cookies may be ok. Always keep in mind the risk of diabetes. ...Read more

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If you get indigestion and cant eat spicy foods, does that include non-spicy spices, as in cinnamon or turmeric?

If you get indigestion and cant eat spicy foods, does that include non-spicy spices, as in cinnamon or turmeric?

Generally, no: Spices and herbs that are not "hot" should generally be fine. That being said, everyone is different, and if you find that certain foods give you gastric upset or reflux, avoiding those foods is a good idea regardless of what is typical. Increasing fiber content of your food is helpful for reflux, fatty and highly processed foods can cause flares as can more than 1 caffeinated beverage daily. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more