Updated: Apr 30
Do you think you maybe have a food allergy but aren’t sure?
Maybe you are experiencing fatigue, skin flare-ups, mood swings, asthma, arthritis, or nutrient deficiencies, but you are reluctant to medicate.
An elimination diet is a short-term eating plan that is a great starting point for pinpointing what food, if any, may be causing your symptoms.
Most elimination diets cut out all common allergens, including:
-eggs, in some cases
-packaged, processed or fast foods
So how do you go about starting an elimination diet?
Follow these steps:
-Stop eating all of the common allergens from the food list for at least three weeks.
-Be sure to read food labels carefully to make sure you’re really avoiding even trace amounts of these foods.
-Keep a food journal during this time to record how you’re feeling on a daily basis.
-At the three week mark, start to reintroduce one food group at a time. Eat the food daily for 1–2 weeks and record your symptoms, taking note of any changes in symptoms between the elimination and reintroduction phases.
-If symptoms return, you can confirm that this food is a trigger by eliminating it once again.
-The goal is to see if the symptoms clear up when the food is removed a second time.
This process can be somewhat lengthy, but it is a good way to pinpoint and remove foods that cause negative symptoms.
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Kryshonda Torres is not a physician and the relationship between Kryshonda and her clients is not of a prescriber and patient, but as Health Coach and client. It is fully the client's choice whether or not to take advantage of the information Kryshonda presents.
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Before beginning or adding any named supplement to your health routine or regime, please consult with a Functional Medicine/Naturopathic Doctor, or your Primary Care Physician.