Drawing from over a thousand peer-reviewed studies including hundreds of clinical studies, “Natural Solutions for Food Allergies and Food Intolerances” provides clear and proven strategies to reverse food sensitivities using inexpensive and natural methods. While there are many texts that provide clarity on how to safely avoid foods we might be sensitive to, this text cites the definitive research and practical evidence that shows health providers and their patients the means to reverse existing food sensitivities, and how to prevent them in the future.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction: Digging Deeper
Chapter One: Food Sensitivity Facts and Fiction
What are Food Allergies?
What are Food Intolerances?
Who Gets Food Sensitivities?
Food Sensitivities are Rising Worldwide
What Foods are People Most Sensitive To?
What are the Symptoms?
What is Atopy?
Diseases Related to Food Sensitivities
What is Anaphylaxis?
How do I Know if I Have a Food Sensitivity?
Chapter Two: The Immune System and Food Sensitivities
The Immune Cells
The Inflammation Mediators
The Inflammatory Process
The Hypersensitivity Response
The Role of Probiotics in Immune Response
Chapter Three: Specific Food Sensitivities
Wheat and Grains
Pollen-related Food Sensitivities
Lipid Transfer Protein Foods
How Much Does it Take?
Multiple Sensitivities: Primary vs. Secondary
Salicylate Food Sensitivity
Chapter Four: What Causes Food Sensitivities?
How Important are Genetic Factors?
Increased Intestinal Permeability
On the Trail of Peanut Allergies
Lipid Transfer Proteins
Genetically Engineered Foods
The Role of Obesity
Anxiety, Stress and Depression
No Proven Vaccination Connection
Toxins and Immunosuppression
Chapter Five: Probiotics and Food Sensitivities
Probiotics and Early Oral Tolerance
Our Anti-Microbial Society
Clinical Findings on Probiotics and Allergies
Lactose Intolerance and Probiotics
Probiotics and Intestinal Permeability
Probiotics, IBS and Crohn’s
Probiotics and Other Digestive Problems
Probiotics and the Inflammatory Response
The Probiotic Conclusion
Chapter Six: Natural Solutions for Food Sensitivities
Early Diet Strategies
Herbal Medicine for Food Sensitivities
Magnesium, Sulfur, and Other Minerals
Diet Strategies for Food Sensitivities
Whole Foods and Antioxidants
Fatty Acid Strategies
Raw vs. Pasteurized Milk
The A1 Milk Hypothesis
The Natural Rotary Diet
Probiotic Supplementation Strategies
Reversing Increased Intestinal Permeability
Keeping Track: The Food Diary
Conclusion: Putting it All Together
References and Bibliography