Blog Summary

I would suggest reading the blog summary all the way through, then rereading it and following the links to the additional articles.

Food Sensitivity 101

When learning about histamine intolerance and mast cell activation, it helps to step back and take a look at the big picture of food sensitivity.

Food Sensitivity Testing

Tests provide specific “answers,” which gives patients hope and control. Unfortunately, every test gives a different answer.

IgE Food Allergy

IgE food allergy is an abnormal immune reaction that causes immediate inflammatory symptoms. Understand what’s happening and how they are diagnosed.

Food Pollen Cross-Reactions

Patients with pollen allergies often suffer with symptoms when eating plant-based foods. Learn how this happens and what you can do about it.

Mast Cell Activation


Mast cell activation is a normal immune system function. However, excessive or abnormal activation can cause symptoms.

Dietary Histamine Intolerance

Food histamine is usually broken-down during digestion and not absorbed into the body. Disruption of this process can lead to symptoms.