I know I've been bombarding you with symptoms and chemicals you may be sensitive to, but I made a handy dandy chart so you can look up your symptom and check out which things could cause it!! Click on the pic below to get your guide.
Let's dig into sulfite sensitivity.
Sulfites are used as preservatives in food, drink and some meds. They are also found naturally in 😤 GRAPES. It's hard to find wine 🍷 without sulfites!
Food manufacturers add sulfites to delay browning and preserve the food or drink.
Most people tolerate sulfites well, but some of us.... yep we are sensitive, especially susceptible to sulfite sensitivity are folks with asthma.
Here's some symptoms:
- low blood pressure
Look out for these ingredients:
- Sulfur dioxide
- Potassium bisulfite
- Potassium metabisulfite
- Sodium bisulfite
- Sodium metabisulfite
- Sodium sulfite
Foods to avoid:
- Anything with the above ingredients
- Dried fruit
- Wine (sorry)
- Apple cider
- Pickled foods
- Canned veggies
- Baked goods
Next week we are talking lectins! What in the world are they? What happens when you eat them? What foods have them?