Also indexed as:Allergy (Low) Diet, Elimination Diet, Hypoallergenic Diet
For people with food allergies, the only way to get relief from symptoms is by avoiding the offending foods altogether. However, many people simply have sensitivities or intolerances to certain foods. These people can benefit from avoiding certain foods for a period of time, and by then following a "rotation" diet, where they eat the problem foods every few days instead of every day.
The diet has several phases:
Avoiding allergies? Talk to a physician or health care professional trained in recognizing food allergies. Learn how often to rotate in your problem foods. Research alternatives or substitutes for these foods so you don't feel deprived and can stick to the diet. See best bets list below for suggestions.
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