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Using a Low Salicylate Diet to Improve Health & Performance

Salicylates are naturally occurring chemicals found in plant-based foods including fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds, spices, and herbs.


Why Are Some of us Intolerant to Salicylates?

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When someone can't tolerate salicylates, it's due to an enzyme malfunction in the inflammatory pathway.

Asthma Eczema Rhinitis Urticaria Persistent gastrointestinal issues •Some may experience limb and eyelid swelling, headaches.

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Most Common Symptoms of Salicylate Intolerance?

The best low salicylate foods include but are not limited to: Cashews Poppy seeds Bananas Pears Papayas Apples (best if peeled)

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Best Foods to Eat on a Low Salicylate Diet

Sulfites are preservatives added to food for freshness. Many individuals tend to recognize when they have a sulfite intolerance.

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Additional Food Chemicals? What Exactly Does that Mean?

Benzoates, which are formed when two salicylate molecules combine, can be natural or synthetic. Due to their similar structure, they trigger immune responses similarly to salicylates.

Glutamic Acid, found naturally in aged foods and synthetically as MSG, is linked to reported sensitivities. It provides umami flavor in processed and Asian foods.



Have you ever tried a low salicylate diet? Have you ever focused on removing chemical additives from your diet in order to experience symptom relief?