I just have a little question or two, if anyone may have some ideas.
I consume no sugar, grains, legumes, alcohol, caffeine.
The problem: Peas (when I had just started primal and found out they were a no-no) Brusselsprouts, Chocolate + 2 hours later = horrible acidy stomach pain.
I know these are the offenders because I eat them with beef or turkey, and the meat has never given me any grief.
The pain is located in my stomach only, and will continue on for hours and hours. The only thing that seems to help somewhat is eating a bit of applesauce and water. That kicks the pain down by about half.
I no longer have any desire to eat any of this food, so I suppose that is problem solved, but I was wondering if anyone has any idea why these specific foods would cause such an extreme reaction?
I know they have lecithin in them, but I also eat macadamia and almonds every now and then, and aren't they loaded too?
I am also having some wicked bad egg and cheese aversion too. Does this have anything to do with it at all perhaps?
Thanks so much!
asked byAnnie_12 (15)
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on December 29, 2012
at 06:23 PM
This may simply be a food intolerance (not necessarily food allergy). Seeing as how you have eliminated them, it shouldn't be an issue but you can get something like an ALCAT food test to really find out
on January 12, 2013
at 10:00 PM
I know exactly how you feel ! Have you heard of Fodmaps or the low fodmap diet ? Save yourself some discomfort and check it out !! pay special attention to the vegetable section...and of course you can suit the low fodmap diet into paleo .
on January 12, 2013
at 09:12 PM
Those foods are all associated with gas and other issues for many people. Food intolerance can be such a pain, as you no doubt know. Avoiding them, especially in substantial quantities is probably best. I can usually eat eggs as a minor ingredient in a dish, for example, but don't do well at all having a few for breakfast each day. Good luck.