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I Have Food Intolerances

A pharmacological reaction to the chemicals in foods. 24 People

    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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    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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    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...
    Emnelyn Emnelyn 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2014

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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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    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 66-70 2 Responses Sep 2, 2008

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    I'm always fascinated at hearing what foods people don't like. Most people can agree on some unpopular foods, like liver, but there is something humorous about hating a food...
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    I'm insecure with how much I love food, how comforting I find it, and how happy it makes me. I'm aware of my caloric intake and I am actually losing weight and I'm healthy but I...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 4 Responses May 23

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    GMO and common sense in your food. We have been eating "Genetically modified food" since long before you or I were even in this country. The Maize the Aztecs ate was far...
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    Anyone ever seen man vs food? How much better would this show be if it was a cute girl takin on the yummies;) I got this! I will work out like crAzy between shows... I can take on...
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    Food is, I believe, our most intimate connection to the physical world. Food is the basic material that sustains and nourishes the body. It is where our energy originates. For...
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 26-30, F 2 Responses May 24

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    OOOO ERMAHGOD PIZZA. DONUTS. HAMBURGERS. FRIES. CHOCOLATE HOT FUDGE SUNDAE iCE CREAM. Food is literally my LIFE. AND i swear , if you see me at home. I will be opening the fridge...
    urghwhut urghwhut 16-17, F 5 Responses May 4

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    I dont think i ever have gone a full 24hours without food ever. The only time i came close perhaps was when i went in for surgery once. But just an half day or so, and almost any...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response May 4

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    Quite selective too, I tried alot of cuisine from Indian, Chinese, European, mangolian, Japanese, Mexican, Italian, French, turkish, middle eastern and quite honestly for the...
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 3 Responses May 15

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    My greatest love is to give service and help to those in need. I have many dreams that have been fulfilled, and some of them have not. I want to share a dream with you. I have...
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    I made a deal to have someone grow safe food for me personally (as well as for himself) cheaply. It was urgent and important to do so as American produce in general is about to...
    wombat456 wombat456 41-45, M 2 Responses May 17

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    I reckon the right portion of food for every day that you know will keep your soul happy, you need the right amount to give you all the vitamins that food can give you, we as...
    Chubbybirdy Chubbybirdy 26-30, F May 18

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    Rasam Soup—Indian Comfort Food I make a pretty good rasam, if I do say so myself, even though I don't use some of the ingredients because they are not readily available. But I...
    BadPam BadPam 56-60, F May 20

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    i really do love all types of food. and most of the time i just want to eat all day and eat as many different foods as i can. but unfortunately i cant do this yet. but i just need...
    likesthembig likesthembig 18-21, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I know, it sounds stupid, but I do. And I'm being serious, I think we all do. Let me explain. The idea kinda just hit me when my friend (who is literally half my size, he's...
    Madgiddypig Madgiddypig 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Mmmm I love spicy food especially Indian food ! :D
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 3

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    Mmmmm, food. Food is good!!!
    pardax pardax 13-15, M May 5

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    I work in fast food. Anyone who hasn't worked in fast food has no clue what it's like or what we deal with.
    LillyKelly95 LillyKelly95 18-21, F 5 Responses May 6

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    I love love spicy food , especially Indian food yummy .
    Breannab Breannab 18-21, F 13 Responses May 7

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    I don't cook much but I like too and I enjoy food like any other American. Except for spicy food.
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M May 7

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    Well the fear of food is back. I have been struggling with weight my whole life due to a medical condition I was over 250 pounds at one point but had lost over a hundred pounds and...
    fractalpterodactyl fractalpterodactyl 26-30, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Please do yourself a favour and watch this (a couple take the challenge to live off discarded food for 6 months - they saved over $20,000 worth of perfectly good food and only...
    Silvo Silvo 18-21, M May 19

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    I'm really really craving some Chinese food right now. I love those Chinese restaurant buffets. Best. Food. Ever. Someone but me some?
    lovebugg11 lovebugg11 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate that I comfort eat but I love food so much. I'm a chubby girl and I do eat right at times, but when I'm sad or bored I could eat chocolates and junk food all day.
    QuietKitten QuietKitten 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love comfort food so much that I've started belly stuffing so I can be forced fed comfort food
    UnwantedBeauty23 UnwantedBeauty23 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Love Chinese food.... It's anytime food when I'm too lazy to cook ..
    UrbanLights UrbanLights 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    go to none cook food, Spaghetti-Os, Hot Pockets, Easy Mac. Cooking food wise, omelets!
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love food so much I just can't stop eating it! I will try any new foods and so far I only hate goats cheese. I love freshly baked bread!
    MrLazyCloud MrLazyCloud 18-21, M 15 hrs ago

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    Food is the absolute Way to my heart if you can surprise me with Some good cooked food I have not already had I will love you forever
    TedDoesntCompare TedDoesntCompare 18-21, M 1 Response May 10

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    All food and it's a problem it's been my coping mechanism for so long and now I'm so over weight and I wanna lose the weight but I'm scared.... Scared that I'll go to far, scared I...
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    i have had some spicy food on this planet sometimes i make this sound ahhh and drink water or soft drink but i like spicy food a lot
    Mdesires Mdesires 18-21, M 2 Responses May 22

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