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Do you have Histamine Intolerance?

Do you have Histamine Intolerance?

Histamine is in a group with other small molecule neurotransmitter substances such as serotonin, epinephrine (adrenaline) and dopamine, and a small amount is always circulating throughout your body, communicating messages to your brain. Whatever the trigger —  everything from allergies and leaky gut to enzyme deficiency and high intake of       histamine-rich foods can lead to high histamine levels Normally, the amount of histamine which is released is  balanced by diamine oxidase (DAO), an enzyme in your gut that breaks down the histamines. If the DAO in your gut doesn’t do this, that’s when allergies, hives, rashes and other issues develop.

Avoid these Foods

Very-high-histamine foods include seafood, particularly canned or smoked fish, ketchup, Parmesan cheese and champagne.

High-histamine foods include aged cheese, fermented foods like kimchi,                                         sauerkraut, kombucha, yogurt and kefir, all  alcohol, vinegar and cured meat, chocolate.

Medium-histamine foods include spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes, eggplant, canned                vegetables, dried fruit, strawberries, papaya, avocados and pineapple.

Histamine intolerance is related to Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and Dysbiosis, In which your gut’s good flora is diminished and bad bacteria flourishes.

You can eat

Grass-fed meat and poultry

Organic, pastured eggs

Fruits: Mango, pear, watermelon, apple, kiwi, cantaloupe and grapes

Milk with no dairy Coconut milk, rice milk, hemp milk and almond milk, Fresh, wild-caught or canned Alaskan and sockeye salmon, sardines, Fresh vegetables except for tomatoes, spinach, avocado and eggplant

Coconut oil , Olive oil

Herbal teas & Nut butters