Posts Tagged ‘histamine intolerance’

Zeolite Binds Histamines

Zeolite Binds Histamines

August 15, 2017  |  Blog, Histamine Intolerance  |  48 Comments

Over the last year or so, I have been using zeolite rather than prescription medication, to successfully detoxify mold, only to find that in addition to mold, zeolite binds histamines providing another way to neutralize excess histamines in the gastrointestinal tract.

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The Gut Bacteria Diversity Test

The Gut Bacteria Diversity Test

July 4, 2017  |  Blog, Histamine Intolerance  |  No Comments

Gut bacteria diversity is one of the key drivers of health.

The American Gut Project, and the Twins UK project, found that building diversity had a comparable effect to taking medication, and low diversity to disease. It’s that important.

Within the functional health community, there is a lot of focus on killing pathogens, viruses, and other bad guys. Many functional tests are aimed at identifying them – such as the Gi-Map™  test.

However, less emphasis has been placed on rebuilding or maintaining gut bacteria diversity – which the Ubiome Explorer test measures.

In my experience, you need both, otherwise, health is never quite restored. You are either busy shoveling the water out or busy trying to plug the holes in a leaky gut and biome.

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Low Histamine Foods That Nourish The Gut

June 30, 2017  |  Blog, Histamine Intolerance  |  11 Comments

One of the challenges faced by people with histamine intolerance is the removal of high histamine ferments, but fortunately, a wide range of low histamine foods nourish the gut.  You do not need to eat sauerkraut to have a good gut biome.

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How Our Diet Affects Diamine Oxidase

May 16, 2017  |  Blog, Histamine Intolerance  |  7 Comments

A recent study has provided important information on diamine oxidase foods and how to raise diamine oxidase naturally through our diet.

The study looked at both macronutrients (protein, fat, and carbohydrates) and micronutrients (including key minerals and vitamins) in healthy women.

The findings suggest that our diet (and not just the histamine content of food) has a profound impact on our histamine degrading enzyme diamine oxidase. Increasing our diamine oxidase may help increase our histamine tolerance.

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