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Sifting through conflicting, inaccurate information on the internet can be overwhelming and stressful. My goal is to save you time by providing interesting, concise, relevant information & common-sense tools in one place. The focus of this blog is to help food sensitive individuals expand their diet and eat healthy, enjoyable meals.

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Food Restrictions May Lead to Further Sensitivity

Food restrictions may help for a while, but they can lead to worse problems in the long run. Learn how to prevent and recover from this downward spiral.
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Pause and Let Food Sensitivity Symptoms Subside

Pause and Let Food Sensitivity Symptoms Subside

What happens when your food sensitivity symptoms flair-up? Panic and haphazard treatment changes make things worse. Learn how to pause, before reacting.
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Portable Meals and Snacks for Food Sensitive Travellers

Portable Meals and Snacks for Food Sensitive Travellers

Eating away from home is a challenge. Clients often choose between going hungry or eating a problematic food. Neither is healthy. Portable meals and snacks can be a big help.
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Food Sensitivity! Make Progress with an Action Plan

Food Sensitivity! Make Progress with an Action Plan

Feeling stuck and overwhelmed? It can be hard to move forward when you are overwhelmed. An action plan will get you “unstuck” so you can start on your journey to better health.
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Meal and Snack Planning Made Easy

Meal and Snack Planning Made Easy

Trouble with meal and snack planning? In this video, Wendy will show you how home freeze drying may be the answer you are looking for!
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The Dangers of Internet Research

The Dangers of Internet Research

Too much information - and the wrong kind of information - can wreak havoc with our well being. Here are some tips for using the internet without getting lost in the online noise.
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Medication and Mast Cell Disease

Medication and Mast Cell Disease

I wrote this article to provide an overview of the most common medications prescribed in mast cell disease, so readers are more confident discussing this topic with their medical team.
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Medicinal Supplements

Medicinal Supplements

I get a lot of e-mail questions about medicinal supplements and histamine intolerance, so I’ve written this blog post to answer the most common questions.
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How much do we really know about the low salicylate diet?

How much do we really know about the low salicylate diet?

Low salicylate diets have been recommended for hyperactivity, autism, hives, asthma, respiratory and digestive problems. Does the diet live up to the hype!
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Histamine Intolerance

Histamine Intolerance

Are you suffering from puzzling food allergy symptoms? Maybe it is histamine intolerance.
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Diamine Oxidase Enzyme (DAO)

Diamine Oxidase Enzyme (DAO)

Diamine oxidase is an enzyme that breaks histamine down, and low levels may lead to histamine intolerance and puzzling allergy-like symptoms.
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Histamine in Food

Histamine in Food

Understanding histamine development and the food list shortcomings, will help you successfully navigate the low histamine diet.
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Practical Guide to the Low Histamine Diet

Practical Guide to the Low Histamine Diet

Approaching the low histamine diet systematically, will help you learn what dietary changes are beneficial, without over-restricting your diet.
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Low-Histamine Recipes

Low-Histamine Recipes

The following recipes are based on Wendy’s Low Histamine Diet Guidelines. Individual tolerances vary, so you may need to substitute some ingredients.
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Should you Expand your Restricted Diet?

Should you Expand your Restricted Diet?

This article was inspired by an interesting conversation with a lady that I met at a party. She was restricting corn and wanted my opinion about reintroducing it.
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Is it Food Sensitivity?

Is it Food Sensitivity?

Pinpointing the cause of mysterious symptoms is challenging. In some cases, the search for illusive food sensitivity triggers causes more suffering than the original symptoms.
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7 Tips to Expand a Food Sensitivity Limited Diet

7 Tips to Expand a Food Sensitivity Limited Diet

When you have food sensitivities, expanding a limited diet can seem overwhelming, but there is hope! A slow & steady approach makes it much easier.
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5 Reasons I Don’t Recommend IgG Food Testing

IgG food testing is popular, but that does not make it a reliable test! Read on for some facts that your practitioner won’t tell you.
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The Problem with Diet Restriction Lists

The Problem with Diet Restriction Lists

You don’t have to go far on the internet to find a diet restriction list. They can be helpful, but can also lead to over restriction and fear about eating.
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Food Sensitivity

Minimize Food Sensitivity through Mindful Habits

Mindful eating and a general mindful approach is the foundation that allows food sensitivity clients to make long lasting, positive changes and progress.
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Celiac testing

Test for Celiac Disease before Restricting Gluten

If you have been on a gluten-free diet for more than a few months, celiac disease testing will no longer be accurate. This testing should be done before starting a gluten-free diet.
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5 Low Histamine Diet Myths

The popularity of the low histamine diet has lead to speculation and misinformation. Here’s five myths that you should know about!
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