Elimination diet

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An elimination diet, also known as exclusion diet is a diagnostic procedure used to identify foods that an individual cannot consume without adverse effects.wikipedia
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Food allergy

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Adverse effects may be due to food allergy, food intolerance, other physiological mechanisms (such as metabolic or toxins), or a combination of these.
Diagnosis is usually based on a medical history, elimination diet, skin prick test, blood tests for food-specific IgE antibodies, or oral food challenge.

Food intolerance

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Adverse effects may be due to food allergy, food intolerance, other physiological mechanisms (such as metabolic or toxins), or a combination of these.
Elimination diets are useful to assist in the diagnosis of food intolerance.

Feingold diet

The Feingold diet is an elimination diet initially devised by Dr. Benjamin Feingold following research in the 1970s which appeared to link food additives with hyperactivity; by eliminating these additives and various foods the diet was supposed to alleviate the condition.

Autism therapies

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Many alternative therapies and interventions are available, ranging from elimination diets to chelation therapy.

Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome

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Patients may therefore find an elimination diet helpful in lessening symptoms by identifying problem foods.

List of diets

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Elimination diet: A method of identifying foods which cause a person adverse effects, by process of elimination.

Cat food

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A reliable diagnosis can only be made with dietary elimination-challenge trials.

Cat health

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A reliable diagnosis can only be made with an elimination diet.

Interstitial cystitis

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Diet triggers vary between individuals with IC; the best way for a person to discover his or her own triggers is to use an elimination diet.

Gwyneth Paltrow

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Two years later she published a book titled It's All Good: Delicious Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good and Feel Great, which promoted an elimination diet which was noted to be unsupported by medical evidence.

Chronic fatigue syndrome

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Although elimination diets are not generally recommended, many people experience relief of CFS symptoms with these diets, including gastrointestinal complaints.

Peanut allergy

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At least two weeks prior to an oral food challenge, the person is placed on an elimination diet where the suspected allergen is avoided.

Colitis

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Moreover, several studies recently have found significant relationship between colitis and dairy allergy (including: cow milk, cow milk UHT and casein), suggesting some patients may benefit from an elimination diet.

List of allergens

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Elimination diet

Adverse effect

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An elimination diet, also known as exclusion diet is a diagnostic procedure used to identify foods that an individual cannot consume without adverse effects.

Egg allergy

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An elimination diet might remove one or more common foods, such as eggs or milk, or it might remove one or more minor or non-nutritive substances, such as artificial food colorings.

Milk allergy

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An elimination diet might remove one or more common foods, such as eggs or milk, or it might remove one or more minor or non-nutritive substances, such as artificial food colorings.

Food coloring

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An elimination diet might remove one or more common foods, such as eggs or milk, or it might remove one or more minor or non-nutritive substances, such as artificial food colorings.

Trial and error

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An elimination diet relies on trial and error to identify specific allergies and intolerances.

Challenge–dechallenge–rechallenge

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This challenge–dechallenge–rechallenge approach has been claimed to be particularly useful in cases with intermittent or vague symptoms.

Immunoglobulin E

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Its biological response mechanism is characterized by an increased production of IgE (immunoglobulin E) antibodies.

Inborn errors of metabolism

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Metabolic food reactions are due to an inborn or acquired errors of metabolism of nutrients such as in diabetes mellitus, lactase deficiency, phenylketonuria and favism. Toxic food reactions are caused by the direct action of a food or additive without immune involvement.

Diabetes mellitus

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Metabolic food reactions are due to an inborn or acquired errors of metabolism of nutrients such as in diabetes mellitus, lactase deficiency, phenylketonuria and favism. Toxic food reactions are caused by the direct action of a food or additive without immune involvement.

Lactose intolerance

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Metabolic food reactions are due to an inborn or acquired errors of metabolism of nutrients such as in diabetes mellitus, lactase deficiency, phenylketonuria and favism. Toxic food reactions are caused by the direct action of a food or additive without immune involvement. One common example of food intolerance is lactose intolerance.