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I Have Food Intolerances

A pharmacological reaction to the chemicals in foods. 23 People

    It's getting harder and harder

    for me to have 'fun' these days. It was my birthday on Saturday and my family came over and we had a nice lunch with Turkish bread, dips, bbq'd kofta meatballs with green beans and this was followed up with a beautiful birthday cake made from a packet. I accompanied that with...
    staleywise staleywise 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Egg Yolk  (Sight and Taste) Powdered Cheese  (Taste) Dorritos  (Smell and Taste) Funyuns  (Taste) Double Chocolate Swiss Cake Rolls  (Sight and Taste) Banana Bread  (Taste) Oatmeal  (Taste) Popcorn  (Smell...
    XCRevolution XCRevolution 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    I B S Sucks.

    Nearly all my food intolerances are IBS-related. I have a hard time eating red meat, pork, anything fried or fatty at all. I also am lactose intolerant. I really wish that I could go back to eating whatever I want like a normal person, but I know that's just never going to happen...
    AmericanLeanings AmericanLeanings 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 2, 2011

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    OUCH!

    I have about 16 food intolerances that are making my life a misery - painful lower GI, IBS, bloating, flatulence, you name it - I've got it!   Can anyone help please with some sort of 'antidote'  for this painful and depressing problem?   I take a large...
    cedricshrew cedricshrew 70+ 2 Responses Sep 2, 2008

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    It Gets Hard Sometimes

    Twenty years ago I was diagnosed with multiple food intolerances and over the years I've become sensitive to some of the foods I was using as a substitute, eg soy for dairy. The list is about 14 now. While I apprecriate the fact that my rather limited diet is very healthy...
    splash64 splash64 61-65, F Mar 11, 2010

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    I have IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). I've always had a very sensitive digestive system, but it became really bad in 2010-2011. It was triggered because I had severe depression...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    in my university life, sometime we guys didn't had a penny in our pockets...... and we were starving like ****, we went to a hotel, ordered some food, eaten that, and after that we...
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    I dont think it has to do with food The obsession with food comes about because of starving and denying and feeling deprived Because the behaviour that made me first restrict my...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 24

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    Well, I think everyone agrees that people live on the go today. We have a lot of "push button" convenience that have taken over our lives. Food and cooking are no different. I work...
    Darr6773 Darr6773 46-50, M Nov 9

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    FOOD IS MY GREATEST ADDICTION, HOW ARE YOU SUPPOSE TO BREAK AN ADDICTION AND YOU NEED WHATEVER THE ADDICTION IS TO LIVE. THERES NO RUNNING AWAY , NO HIDING, ONLY THING TO DO IS...
    DKTV DKTV 22-25, M Nov 5

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    I intrigued; what is ethnic food? Food from any ethnic group - also known as food? Or only from certain ethnic groups, in which case which groups and who decides on the...
    Sam66a Sam66a 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    I love spicy food but my nose won't stop running!!!! Indian food, Korean food, I even make my own hot sauce with ghost peppers!
    UnfortunateCookie UnfortunateCookie 36-40, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    MMMmmm Latin food. Mmm Indian food. Mmm African food. Mmm anything spicy from anywhere in the world. MMMMMMMmmmmmmmmm *licking my lips*
    DiaLuz DiaLuz 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I haven't eaten non organic foods in years. My husband and I recently walked into a corner store so he could buy a canned coffee drink. I wanted to treat myself to something, but...
    Oaktreeacorn Oaktreeacorn 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I've been wanting to post about this for a while because it really worries me and I desperately want to reach out to others with the same problem as my friend. I will NOT be...
    daintyduck daintyduck 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    A story about stuffing: My friends and I all went to Steak 'n' Shake for dinner. This was around Christmas last year and it was right when I had really started to put on a LOT of...
    bellyswell bellyswell 18-21 4 Responses Nov 3

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    Hey you guys! I would really like your input on this. Ever since I can remember foods have reminded me off food. I don't taste the food at all, but most words stand for a very...
    MaryWpse1 MaryWpse1 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    The prospect of eating my favorite meal makes me happier than just about anything. I feel guilty to admit that delicious food would be one of the top three things I'd miss most...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    So I was with a friend of mine having some fun and the guy finally shows up to deliver the hot wings we ordered 2 hours ago! My friend is fumbling around for his pants and I tell...
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 19 Responses a week ago

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    I remember when Taco Bell had the Volcano Burrito. When they stopped selling it, a piece of me died. I had to pull myself together and move on. Since fast food restaurants rarely...
    Jononymous Jononymous 26-30, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    One of my worst nightmares has come true. I used to be a huge foodie but my doctor just put me on a new antidepressant a few months ago and it takes away my appetite. For the past...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    More foods. Kalami mag comfort ug friend 😂 free food & drink 😁✌️
    capturedbliss capturedbliss 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    Does anyone take good pics and post them onto their Instagram? If yes, I'd love to share my food experiences. :) IG: @RedFoodieTiger7 P.S. All food pics are mine. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 2

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    Okay.. So I literally used to eat dog food.. Like.. It was so good, everytime I fed my dogs I would eat some too.. Even the canned stuff and now when I look back on that.. That was...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 4

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    No fancy food tonight haha just a bit of fast food mmmmmm mcnuggets
    AladdinsCave AladdinsCave 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I don't know if this happens to any of you but I find myself constantly talking about food to anyone. It's funny because the topic of food is a great part of my family...
    ayuayumi ayuayumi 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I feel bad for those who don't. There is something so wonderful about being able to taste delicious food. Seriously though, I could talk about how much I love food for days
    ayuayumi ayuayumi 18-21, F Nov 7

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    I reaaaaaally do! But it depends what food because I'm a picky eater but when I like a certain food I can't stop eating it.
    JBee99 JBee99 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 8

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    What is your favorite food or food store?
    CrescentRose CrescentRose 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    The food's downstairs. Dx Someone please carry me downstairs or gimme some food. I'm ****** hungry.
    EmotionlessDude EmotionlessDude 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    Man RIP to all the money I just spent on food alone this year! lol anyone else love eating and trying out new foods?
    Mystique91 Mystique91 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I grew up in Hunan province southern China, where we are famous for very spicy food. Since I've been away from home for almost eight years now, my tastebuds became milder. However...
    liah1 liah1 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i really love cooking than studying lol! its kinda bad since whenever im stressed i will run to food. because well... im on diet haha! but food first!!!!!!
    hooncaramello hooncaramello 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I start eat some junk food (like oreo, nutella etc..), and I can't stop... I love it so much! :D I'm thinking of I will get married with food. (Just for information, I'm not fat, I...
    EnyBlack EnyBlack 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love and hate Mexican food. It too spicy for me but I like it. I remember I had Mexican salad. I wanted salad that day doesn't matter what type as long as it was salad. My best...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well, I do have but it has been broken for almost five years now. I didn't ever had much in there anyways, maybe ketchup, butter, and sometimes cheese, sausage or meatballs. After...
    finnerd finnerd 46-50, M Oct 25

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    Does it seem to you that all the Chinese fast food restaurants have the same menu? It's as if they have a facility somewhere that produces all these dishes. It's like a monopoly of...
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    I love Cheesecake!. A LOT. I like the frozen supermarket ones over the ones in the cake shops. I hate the baked ones though. I love mussels! They look a bit rude but that's...
    Ikonoclastia Ikonoclastia 41-45 1 Response Nov 2

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    So, this is what happened today: *walks into bookstore* Ok, one book. The one you saw online. That's all you need. One book. Ok, maybe two. Tops. To get a more thorough insight...
    Sorfarina Sorfarina 26-30, F Nov 3

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    I have no food in my apartment. My apartment manager has been giving me his left overs. That's so nice of him. I hate to beg for food, but I have no money.
    SorrowofHeart SorrowofHeart 51-55, F Nov 10

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    I love spicy food but recently I've found that it does not affect me as much/I have high tolerance. I do not think Frank's Red Hot Sauce is spicy AT ALL. Also foods labeled as...
    jlh1116 jlh1116 18-21, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    The summer after 5th grade, i started to choke on all my food. i thought it was maybe something that would go away, and i didn't want to tell my mom because i hated going to the...
    moonmermaid moonmermaid 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    One dog is named Love the other is named Expectation!! When they were both pups I fed them the same amount of food everyday. One day for what ever reason Expectation seemed to be...
    jonesfornow jonesfornow 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    Lol...maybe this doesn't constitute as being a food but I grew up eating jello all the time. my mom would make jello 4 us kids as a cheap substitute 4 candy & other sweets. She'd...
    booyah73 booyah73 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 23

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    i make my food look like people i make them talk then i appear as some big *** monster and eat them i think im insane but the food was delicious :P
    DDT97 DDT97 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 23

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    I just recently started liking spicy foods. Now it's never hot enough.
    odieo1234 odieo1234 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 23

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