June 27, 2017

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Top 8 Food Chemicals & What Food Manufacturers Don’t Want You To Know!

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food_additives“The Allergy Lady Says……The Spotlight Is On >>>>>> Food Chemicals! Are they really a problem for us? So many people are screaming fowl when they see high fructose corn syrup and un-sprouted grains. These are the least of our worries! Things like artificial flavoring, xanthine gum, sodium nitrate, aspartame, whiten-all and food coloring are a few of the real culprits. Then, we find ourselves running from MSG and it’s 35 different names, plus the best one lately is “natural flavoring!” It better be the juice of a lemon or a mint leaf, or I am not calling it ‘natural’ at all! AL www.allergylady.com blog.”

“The Allergy Lady Says……These chemicals are in our breakfast cereals, deli meats, frozen yogurts, coffee drinks, bacon, those healthy granola bars, and even foods in the health food store! Don’t be fooled! It is so confusing for all of us, even for me, and it seems like there is very little governmental regulations saying ‘STOP’ to the food manufacturers. This country allows so many food chemicals to be used, yet Europe, England, and Australia would never allow this! But, the truth is, we can not blame the government for everything, since our lifestyles seem to demand foods that are not refrigerated, on-the-go breakfast sausage and egg sandwiches, protein bars and bean burritos, foods with amazing ‘out-of-this-world’ flavors, pre-packaged and frozen TV dinners, and chewing gum that bursts in our mouths! Food manufactures want us to buy their products, our lifestyle dictates what is made by them, yet what is the ‘price we pay’ with our health? AL www.allergylady.com blog.”

“The Allergy Lady Says…..The real question is, “Are many of our unexplained symptoms caused by eating food chemicals?” My answer to this question is a resounding YES! Now, please understand that everyone has their own way to express their allergies, and it is usually a collection of symptoms we have seen periodically. We are all different. Familiar to me personally are symptoms like clearing my throat, acid reflux, burping, belching, different degrees of diarrhea, cramping, back pain, fibromyalgia pain, brain fog, fatigue, bloating, and gas. For you, it might be migraines, asthma, eczema, bottom of your feet hurt, anger outbursts, depression, congestion, insomnia, runny nose, sneezing or even ADD-like symptoms. If you stop eating foods with chemicals, the symptoms will stop, but how can we live like this long term? This decision would mean never eating out in a restaurant again! But, surprise! We don’t have to live like this anymore, since there is a way of fixing it! Now, I can eat anything without a reaction, which was absolutely life changing for me! Interested in learning more? Come see us at www.allergylady.com and let’s talk about it on the blog. AL www.allergylady.com blog.”

Comments

  1. I have an allergy to something, but no doctor has been able to figure out to what. All allergy tests come back negative. I have had nasal polyps & had them removed, they started to come back. I am on Singulair/Flonase, which works fantastic. I know I am allergic to alcohol, yes beverages. Doctors just tell me not to drink. Yeh OK.Ok, but this is the strange thing. When I go away on vacation (islands,Italy) no allergies, not even to alcohol. I regain my sense of smell,taste?????

  2. AllergyLady says:

    “The Allergy Lady Says…..”Very well researched as well as composed.” I am honored! :) AL http://www.allergylady.com.”

  3. AllergyLady says:

    “The Allergy Lady Says…..”I have an allergy to something, but no doctor has been able to figure out to what” they said in the comment sent to me. I totally understand this confusion! Initially, most doctors use scratch tests to do allergy testing, and they have been found to be limited in their ability to identify all the allergies someone may have systemically. I would try a blood test instead. Secondly, we all have a tendency to see only “ONE” thing as the reason for our symptoms, which I find is more of a collection of reactions to multiple things (allergens) causing the symptoms. Thirdly, when you left your home to go to Europe, the symptoms disappeared tells me it is connected to your environment (seasonal allergies or something you are inhaling) and/or something you are consuming at home. I hope this helps. AL http://www.allergylady.com.”

  4. AllergyLady says:

    A comment sent to me, “Great article in Forbes today! Even better, I appreciate that each day of FAAW you are posting! Keep up the good work…I’m going to check out some of your recipes. Thank you for all that you do for our food allergy community. It does take a village.”

    “The Allergy Lady Says…..It looks like everyone is talking about food allergies, I see and even Forbes Magazine! I did read an article on Non-Celiac Gluten Allergy, and it seems they are trying to figure it all out too! Community awareness is being drawn toward the “FAAW,” which stands for “Food Allergy Awareness Week,” being held during the week of May 10-16th, 2015. Great information to pass on to those that frequent the AllergyLady Blog, the food community, and the masses that deal with food allergies on a daily basis. Thank you so much for informing all of us. AL http://www.allergylady.com.”

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