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Why You Should Try an Elimination Diet



That tiredness, bloating, skin rash or brain fog you've been experiencing could be the result of food intolerance's. These discomforts we tend to write off as normalcy can be directly related to what you're eating, and the way to know for sure if what you're eating is causing you trouble is to try an elimination diet.

To make it simple, an elimination diet consists of you avoiding certain foods for a few weeks. After you get these foods out of your system, you'll begin reintroducing them to your diet one at a time. If you have kids, it's much like starting them on solids and watching for any symptoms of sensitivities, but in reverse.

Food Sensitivity Symptoms

Intolerances aren't always a major allergic reaction with a swollen tongue and puffy eyes. In fact, the majority of food intolerances present themselves as common discomforts such as dry skin, itching, bloating, digestive upsets, headaches, fatigue, migraines, and achy joints and pains. You might only have one of these or a combination of them.

Yes, it sounds like just about every other illness, but you might find that with an elimination diet, you'll pinpoint the source of that mysterious bloating that isn't during your period and actually be able to do something about it, finally! You'll feel more like yourself, and you'll be aware of what foods cause inflammation for you.

Of top importance is getting rid of any chronic inflammation you may be dealing with. Over time, it can cause significant damage and lead to