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Histamine intolerance

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What is histamine intolerance?

Histamine intolerance occurs when the enzymatic degradation capacity is insufficient to eliminate the daily amounts of histamine in the body. As a consequence, histamine accumulates in the system and can cause severe adverse reactions.
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What is histamine intolerance?

Histamine intolerance occurs when the enzymatic degradation capacity is insufficient to eliminate the daily amounts of histamine in the body. As a consequence, histamine accumulates in the system and can cause severe adverse reactions.
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FODMAPs

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A small sugar compendium: fructose, sorbitol and FODMAP explained

If you suffer from certain kinds of carbohydrate malabsorption you are often confronted with names of chemical compounds – it is often very easy to become confused. Therefore, we put together a small compendium that can be used, whenever needed.
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A small sugar compendium: fructose, sorbitol and FODMAP explained

If you suffer from certain kinds of carbohydrate malabsorption you are often confronted with names of chemical compounds – it is often very easy to become confused. Therefore, we put together a small compendium that can be used, whenever needed.
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Allergies

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Nickel allergy and low nickel diet

Nickel is a heavy metal that can be found all over the world in the soil or in the water. Approximately 10 % of all adults have a sensitivity to nickel and react with allergic contact dermatitis or digestive symptoms after exposure.
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Nickel allergy and low nickel diet

Nickel is a heavy metal that can be found all over the world in the soil or in the water. Approximately 10 % of all adults have a sensitivity to nickel and react with allergic contact dermatitis or digestive symptoms after exposure.
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Gout

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What is gout?

For many people gout disease is a sheer nightmare. Excruciating episodes of pain, especially in the joints, can transform every step into torment. In the US alone 3 million individuals are affected. That makes gout the most widespread form of arthritis.
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What is gout?

For many people gout disease is a sheer nightmare. Excruciating episodes of pain, especially in the joints, can transform every step into torment. In the US alone 3 million individuals are affected. That makes gout the most widespread form of arthritis.
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Oxalic acid and oxalates

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Low Oxalate Diet Guidelines

Some of us may know the irritating feeling in the mouth after eating a kiwi. The fruit contains small, needle-shaped crystals that protect it from herbivores. These crystals (also known as raphides) can pierce the mucous membrane in the mouth and cause a stinging feeling. They are made of calcium oxalate.
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Low Oxalate Diet Guidelines

Some of us may know the irritating feeling in the mouth after eating a kiwi. The fruit contains small, needle-shaped crystals that protect it from herbivores. These crystals (also known as raphides) can pierce the mucous membrane in the mouth and cause a stinging feeling. They are made of calcium oxalate.
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Nutrition

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What is the glycemic index?

The glycemic index (GI) was developed to measure the influence of carbohydrates on the blood sugar level. It was discovered that different foods cause sugar levels to rise by varying degrees, and that these increases can be measured with a numerical index.
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Good fats – bad fats?

Dietary fats and their effect on our health have been the subject of a heated debate for decades now. Fats are subdivided into three different classes according to their chemical properties: saturated fatty acids (SFA), monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA).
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Natural Food Guide and special dietary requirements

Natural Food Guide is well equipped for all topics surrounding healthy eating. But it can also be used for special dietary needs. Let's have a look at how you can configure it to help you manage Wilson's disease and hemochromatosis.
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What is the glycemic index?

The glycemic index (GI) was developed to measure the influence of carbohydrates on the blood sugar level. It was discovered that different foods cause sugar levels to rise by varying degrees, and that these increases can be measured with a numerical index.
Learn more
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Good fats – bad fats?

Dietary fats and their effect on our health have been the subject of a heated debate for decades now. Fats are subdivided into three different classes according to their chemical properties: saturated fatty acids (SFA), monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA).
Learn more
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Natural Food Guide and special dietary requirements

Natural Food Guide is well equipped for all topics surrounding healthy eating. But it can also be used for special dietary needs. Let's have a look at how you can configure it to help you manage Wilson's disease and hemochromatosis.
Learn more