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Starting L-Glutamine

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So I'll start taking l-glutamine.

I'm seeing a lot of improvement as the severity of my symptoms lessened a lot, but still I continue to react to even more foods (lost rice, corn, cassava, I think I lost almonds and flaxseed too!) and I have to make a strict diet which doesn't really nourishes me. It basically consists of:

juice (guava, acerola, passionfruit)

fruit (apples, bananas, dried prunes, dried grapes)


potatoes (regular and sweet)

vegetables (carrots, beets)

meat (chicken, bovine, fish)

eggs (one per day, but I'm thinking of raising the number)

And that's about it, though I have a fast metabolism and I just can't stick just to it because I seriously need carbs or else I just starve no matter what or how much I eat. I know I'll be able to add foods as I heal, so I talked to my doctor about l-glutamine so my healing can be faster. I will only eat what I know I can eat, but it will be hard if I have to go on like this for six months without gaining back at least rice or cassava.

Also I know I lost foods because I always slip up and try out new foods when I shouldn't try anything new.


L-glutamine plus following the diet.

Healing, here I go!


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