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Food Allergies

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Which USA-domestic beers contain propylene glycol?

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by sweet100s 6 years ago

Does anyone happen to have already researched which domestic beers contain propylene glycol? I have developed an allergy to propylene glycol. My reaction that I endured several years ago: the...

Campaign Aims to Revise “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome” in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

"...The term stems from a letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1968 that states the writer, supposedly a Chinese-American physician named Robert Ho Man Kwok, had experienced s...

Perfect crab cake substitute

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by law_doc89 2 months ago

Discovered a dinner guest allergic to iodine when serving crab cakes. So whipped up this substitute that worked better than I could have hoped using cubes of heart of palm as crab substitute. 1...

bizarre cheese-mouth reaction

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by messycook 15 years ago

The weirdest thing happened the other day....I ate a bite of some appelenzer (spelling?) and my mouth almost instantly felt itchy and then after a few minutes it felt like it had many tiny cuts in ...

Different green edibles that are not in the mustard family?

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by GrammyKH 4 months ago

I just found out I have a food allergy to the Mustard Family Brassicas. I have been eating Kale, Broccoli, Arugula, etc., thinking it was healthy for me. Come to find out it has been causing inflam...

Pho Attack

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by danna 11 years ago

I ate a nice bowl of Pho Tai about an hour ago. About the time I finished slurping it up, I felt this WEIRD sensation. Like my head was being compressed. From my collarbones, up my neck and into...

Looking for unflavored gelatin and citric acid

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by elg97477 8 months ago

I am looking for unflavored gelatin and citric acid products from legitimate companies. I am aware of the Knox brand, but, unfortunately, it is packaged and processed in a facility containing pe...

I need some serious help!!!

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by jritz 1 year ago

My girlfriend was born with many food allergies, and I’m trying to find some recipes that cater to her needs. Her allergies include: Peanuts Nuts Eggs Wheat Seeds Sesame seeds Edamame Fish...

Clausthaler, my favorite non-alcoholic, non-GMO, non-propylene glycol beer

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by sweet100s 10 months ago

In my old Chowhound topic linked below, I was trying to find out which beers definitely don't contain propylene glycol because it causes my skin to char and because (amazing but true because of t...

Gluten free and dairy free Myrtle Beach

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by rachelstuckey 12 months ago

I will be attending a conference next week 03/20-03/24 in Myrtle Beach. I have recently been advised that I must be gluten and dairy free for health reasons. Any recommendations in the area that ...

Zucchini and Stomach Pain

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by AngMacgill 1 year ago

I have found that sometimes when I eat zucchini I get horrible stomach pains. Other times I'm fine. I have tried paying close attention to what I am eating and how it is cooked. The only common den...

ISO pie recipes that don't use cinnamon/nutmeg and the like or stonefruit

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by ebenay 1 year ago

I know I could just omit these items, but I tend to like making recipes exactly how they're meant to be if they're known to be particularly good. That said, due to food allergies by Thanksgiving at...

New allergy, need help with recipes (Benzoic Acid, Cinnamates, and Balsam of Peru)

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by Rambutan2000 6 years ago

My wife was recently diagnosed with a number of food allergies. Not life-threatening, but the effects do seriously impact quality of life. We are hoping that the right diet will help. Sadly, t...

Flour substitutes for MTHFR (no folic acid)?

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by heykatieben 1 year ago

Does anyone know of a guide (or what you do?) for white flour substitutes for an MTHFR diet (avoiding folic acid)? For some things, oats or almond flours will work - what flour do you use for bakin...

Substitutions for sesame oil

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by MightyThor 1 year ago

Sesame oil is used in a lot of dishes I enjoy making like stir fry and the like, but my daughter is allergic to sesame. Is there anything to sub that will be similar? I use extra virgin olive oil f...

Recommendations for person with food allergies

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by kbeachy46 2 years ago

My wife is allergic to wheat, mustard, shellfish, nuts, and cloves. Although these foods create an anaphylactic reaction which requires drug intervention to limit her body's response, she has agree...

Desperate for make-ahead or easy prep real foods

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by CollectingRecipes 2 years ago

Our household's dynamics is making for a difficult menu planning combination. We went to a dietitian actually offering menu planning and received a printout of the new food pyramid called MyPlate. ...

Soup ideas

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by Rebel46 2 years ago

Am interested in making soup though not sure where to start. Have made Chicken soup from carcasses and giblets, along with Tomato soup from Passata (albeit from branches without citric acid) yet lo...

Family trip to Barcelona with allergies

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by selena03 2 years ago

We will be travelling to Barcelona (from Vancouver) this March with 2 children (6,11) who have food allergies to peanuts, pistachios, cashews, chickpeas, lentils, sesame, and buckwheat. We were ...

Egg Free Recipes, Low Carb.

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by DavyLeo 2 years ago

Hey All. So after finding out about an egg allergy, yes even free range, organic, grass fed magical eggs ;( I have removed them from my food regime. Which is low carb, grass fed finished meats etc....