Posted 31 December 2012 - 10:12 AM
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Try doing a search of the forum on elimination diets. That is basically when you start out with just a few whole foods and then add one at a time for 3 or 4 days to see how it affects you. The idea is to build up a list of safe foods for your body. Elimination diets can be very helpful with finding food intolerances.
I gave up hummus for a couple years myself, and all beans too. I can now eat hummus and black beans in limited quantities after being off them for that time. I also react to nightshades, potatoes, tomatoes, peppers and eggplant. Grapes and soy are big triggers for me also. We all have to find out how our own bodies react to foods. Each of us may develop reactions to different foods.
Don't forget to look at any vitamins and meds and also drinks like coffee, tea etc that might affect your body. Those kitchen sink all-in-one multivitamin pills are risky IMHO, as they have so may ingredients it's hard to identify which might cause a reaction. It's better to get individual vitamin pills or limited combos.
Some starting the gluten-free diet tips for the first 6 months:
Get tested before starting the gluten-free diet.
Get your vitamin/mineral levels tested also.
Don't eat in restaurants
Eat only whole foods not processed foods.
Eat only food you cook yourself, think simple foods, not gourmet meals.
Take gluten-free vitamins.
Take digestive enzymes.
Avoid sugars and starchy foods.
Proverbs 25:16 "Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it."
Job 30:27 My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.
Thyroid cyst and nodules, Lactose / casein intolerant. Diet positive, gene test pos, symptoms confirmed by Dr-head. My current bad list is: gluten, dairy, sulfites, coffee (the devil's brew), tea, Bug's Bunnies carrots, garbanzo beans of pain, soy- no joy, terrible turnips, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and hard work. have a good day! :-) Paul