Most people think that wheat or gluten has to be completely excluded where it is thought to be a problem. This is not so except for those who are coeliacs or those who have anaphylaxis or symptoms that would land them in hospital. They should read no further. Everyone else can read about how they […]
If you are very sensitive ANY change in food, in yourself, or in your environment, is a diet challenge. Some people cannot do the usual food challenges as they are so sensitive a reaction would make them very sick maybe even for day, and take up to two weeks to clear. What can they do? […]
Most people think that the best way to plan your elimination diet is to use lists from a trusted source. But that is not all you can use. An important resource lies in what you can find out from your own family. You may get information that helps you decide what main foods you should […]
The diagram below shows my “diamond” structure for patient-centred treatment. Download as a PDF here.
We know what symptoms food sensitive people get from hearing about the symptoms that go away when they go on the low chemical diet, and, importantly, come back when they have foods that cause their reactions. Many food sensitive people have more than one symptom, and their immediate family may have the same or other […]
Eighteen months ago I went through issues with very high blood pressure. I was put on BP meds, but my symptoms worsened. I was hospitalized three times in the space of six weeks with BP at 218/115. Once the BP came down I was sent home and nobody could explain it. In hospital I ate […]
I am now celebrating forty years of working with food sensitivity. What are the key ideas I have found? A main finding is that the diet that is best for you can be worked out by you personally, even though you may start with a diet thought to help with your main symptom. How is […]