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I Have Food Intolerances

A pharmacological reaction to the chemicals in foods. 23 People

    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    UnfortunateCookie UnfortunateCookie 36-40, F 6 Responses a week ago

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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...
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