This simple diet outline can greatly increase the
comfort of anyone trying to isolate themselves from common food
Basic safe diet
Begin by observing the following basic diet for 5-7
Beets*, lamb*, apricots*, black tea, most leafy
greens, prunes*, rice, cranberries*, yams*, peaches, pears*, and
* Cook these foods to decrease their antigenicity.
Avoid these common allergens:
Rice vinegar, dairy, nuts, cherries, wheat,
tomatoes, black olives, eggs, soy, potato, spinach*, corn, seafood,
salt, citrus, peanuts, beet sugar, juices of listed fruits, and
A return of symptoms could include:
Stomachache, heartburn, after at least 1/2 hour;
gas, bloating, and diarrhea after at least 3-4 hours;
headache, dizziness after at least 1 hour; skin rash,
especially of the eyes, after 6-12 hours; runny nose, asthma
after at least 1 hour; weight gain from water retention after
12-15 hours; confusion and mental changes after 12-14 hours;
joint and back pain, fatigue after a meal of pork, and triggered
arthritic pain after 5 days; migraine headaches after 2-7
days; insomnia, vision changes, sweating, tremor, numbness,
increased heart rate, restlessness.
Eat the recommended diet above for 5 to 7 days.
Keep a diet diary and record any symptoms as you go.
Then introduce Food #1 for 5 or 6 meals, and eat it
at each meal. If there is a reaction to the food, do not eat
that food again until the reaction stops.
When the reaction to the first food has subsided,
reintroduce Food #2 in the same way.
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