Is Food Making You Sick?: The Strictly Low Histamine Diet

Is Food Making You Sick?: The Strictly Low Histamine Diet

by James L Gibb
Is Food Making You Sick?: The Strictly Low Histamine Diet

Is Food Making You Sick?: The Strictly Low Histamine Diet

by James L Gibb


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People all over the world suffer from histamine intolerance without being aware of it. We itch, sneeze, suffer from joint pain, inflammation, sleep disorders, irritability, anxiety, bowel disease, diarrhea, flatulence, stomach pain, heartburn and acid reflux, nausea, bloating and other digestive problems, eczema, psoriasis, tissue swelling, urticaria (hives), itching skin, itching scalp, sinusitis, runny nose, puffy eyes, hay fever, asthma, and breathing difficulties, or endure tension headaches, migraines, fuzzy thinking, dizziness, irregular heartbeat, painful periods (women), sudden drops in blood pressure, faintness or flushing. Symptoms may endure throughout our entire lives if we continue to consume large amounts of histamine without knowing it. Histamine is colorless, odorless and tasteless - undetectable except by scientific analysis, and yet crucial to our well-being. Individual histamine tolerance thresholds vary greatly. A range of circumstances including our genes, our environment, our diet and stress, cause our bodies’ histamine levels to rise. If they rise faster than our bodies can break them down, we experience the excessive inflammation brought on by histamine intolerance, or HIT. The good news is, if we can understand what is happening and why, we can treat or prevent this widely unrecognized condition. By far the best way to treat histamine intolerance is with diet. All foods with the potential to raise histamine levels should be avoided until your health improves significantly. This book discusses HIT in depth, including causes, symptoms and therapies, backed by scientific research. Along with a list of foods to help HIT sufferers, it includes a wide range of recipes for everything from entrées to desserts. Find out more at

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781925110999
Publisher: Quillpen Pty Ltd t/a Leaves of Gold Press
Publication date: 04/08/2017
Pages: 374
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Contents PART I Introduction 1. About histamine 2. Histamine intolerance (HIT) 3. Why is HIT largely unrecognized? 4. What causes our histamine levels to rise? 5. Disorders linked to histamine 6. Therapies for histamine intolerance: Temporary immediate relief Low histamine nutrition Histamine avoidance Other therapies 7. About the food list 8. The Strictly Low Histamine Diet PART II-Recipes 9. Basic recipes, substitutes & hints 10. Flavorings, colorings & seasonings 11. Breakfasts 12. Entrées and soups 13. Main courses 14. Salads 15. Side dishes 16. Breads 17. Cakes, muffins & cookies 18. Jams, jellies & preserves 19. Desserts 20. Snacks to Go 21. Beverages 22. Sauces and condiments International cookery terms Glossary Bibliography Index

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