Is high fat consumption the reason for so many paleo foks having histamine intolerance?

Commented on January 19, 2014
Created January 16, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Paleo diet is by definition low(er) carb and high(er) fat. Could the fat we eat contribute to histamine intolerance? According to this study it may be. Anyone has ccess to full text to see what kind of fat was used?




on January 19, 2014
at 01:38 PM

A better way to phrase it is that the SAD is a very high carb diet, where as ancestral diets are a more normal baseline. :) Remember that when you see studies mention feeding high fat, they fail to remove the carbs, and typically those diets are both high in fat and in carbs - and usually they use a bad oil such as corn, soy, or canola - please take that into consideration before accepting their conclusion.



on January 19, 2014
at 06:23 AM

Many thanks for that, it really answers the question.



on January 17, 2014
at 09:29 PM

Here's a blog post discussing the paper: http://thatpaleoguy.com/2011/08/20/nutrient-induced-inflammation-in-the-intestine/



on January 17, 2014
at 08:15 PM

No access here, but it's a review and the references are available on Ovid.



on January 16, 2014
at 08:21 PM

study link missing



on January 16, 2014
at 08:20 PM

What study?

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on January 19, 2014
at 06:39 AM

Histamine intolerance usually comes and goes. My husband got some of it after he went to Europe and was exposed to different bugs there. He ate gluten-free there, as he does at home. And yet, he came back with histamine intolerance that lasted almost 1.5 months. The problem went away all by itself ever since. He still eats the same way.

Personally, I don't think that "many Paleo folks" have histamine intolerance. Some do. But judging from this site and various other similar forums I read, I don't see it as being too common. Gluten intolerance is vastly more common, according to reports here and elsewhere.

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