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Six Natural Foods That Work For Me. For Those Scared To Eat Anything.

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These make me feel good, nourish me, or just fill my body safely.


fennel bulb






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Good list, and thank you for sharing it. It would be great if anyone else with only a handful of foods they can eat without problems could post their safe foods, too, to give everyone else ideas. I'm going to go try fennel now!

A cousin of a friend has severe fructose malabsorbtion, and your list is very close to his. He can eat: exclusively grass-fed bison; rice; fennel; and one other thing I forget. He has only four foods he can eat total, apparently.

For what it's worth --

My list:

rice (soaked overnight)

soaked polenta (soaked overnight)


almond milk

Wow! gluten-free baked goods

homemade pickles


-- I tried supposedly "wild Pacific salmon" and that didn't work out at all...but it was smoked with a glaze, so maybe that was why.

-- Almonds are difficult on my system, but almond milk is OK and I'm planning to try soaking the nuts to see if that helps with digestion.

-- Eggs cause malabsorbtion and so does bacon -- I think it's the fat (not allergic).


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I don't have severe food problems anymore, but the foods I used to consider safe are:

Sweet potatoes






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mine seem to be:








homemade soup


gluten free rice cakes

natural peanut butter

natural jelly w/no added sugar

gluten free/lactose free cheese


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My youngest daughter had such an extreme celiac beginning... she spent more than a year eating nothing but:


white rice


plain chicken and salmon


And this list took her months to figure out. She reacted to every class of veggies, most fruits, and anything processed. She's finally able to eat lots more foods, but will always have a lot of intolerances... no dairy, several veggie and fruit classes, and others. But she's doing so well and is so healthy now!


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