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Food Intolerance At The Beginning
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Hello everyone. I'm new here and was just recently diagnosed, but I'm feeling better for the first time in five years. Something I've noticed is as I get healthier, more and more foods bother me.

I started with removing gluten and felt a lot better, but then started noticing other foods were making me feel sick. After discussing it with my doctor and allergist, I first removed casein, then eggs, then soy and and finally corn.

With each removal I felt better and better (aside from accidental glutenings). I'm just wondering if anyone experienced this at the beginning and as they healed they were able to add some foods back into their diet ( I really miss the variety).

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Hello everyone. I'm new here and was just recently diagnosed, but I'm feeling better for the first time in five years. Something I've noticed is as I get healthier, more and more foods bother me.

I started with removing gluten and felt a lot better, but then started noticing other foods were making me feel sick. After discussing it with my doctor and allergist, I first removed casein, then eggs, then soy and and finally corn.

With each removal I felt better and better (aside from accidental glutenings). I'm just wondering if anyone experienced this at the beginning and as they healed they were able to add some foods back into their diet ( I really miss the variety).

I did experience something like this, but I look at it a little differently.  As I eliminated many things I felt better.  Then I would relapse and find another thing that bothered me.  I got tested for antibodies for foods and felt it was a great help for me.  I cut out 49 of 60 foods tested.  I just found other foods to eat.   I felt better after about 4 days and my toe fungus began to heal.  Now, I eat food families in a four day rotation.  I have been successfully adding foods back in.  Some I won't ever try such as wheat and corn.

 

I hope you will find all of the foods you are intolerant to.  I suggest the four day rotational diet to help to discover what your intolerances are.  Keeping track of what you eat is good.  I actually have a month long schedule.  I don't have to write down what I ate, but can check back if I need to.

 

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Food intolerances can change over time.  For me?  I just developed more and more of them.  :(  I did seem to outgrow dairy for a while but then it came back.  Daughter managed to get rid of most of hers though.

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I'm not sure if I have celiac or gluten intolerance, as my celiac testing was inconclusive, but gluten does not work for me. After I went totally glutenfree I felt better than ever, then after a month I noticed eggs had become a problem, giving me the exact same symptoms as gluten. I also see the oats make me vomit and messes with my stomace, but don't think it givs the joint pain, anxietiy and so on. Soy gives me stomace pain. And now I think something else is bothering me as well, but I don't know what.

Like you, I hope to be able to reintroduse the foods again , I was hoping before christmass, but that does not seem likely...

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