Elimination diets. [Infographic]
Try eliminating processed foods from your diet first, then add a few fermented vegetables or a good probiotic. Quite often that’s all that is necessary. Give your gut some time to adjust to real food again and you’d be a mazed at the difference in how your body functions. – Project Body Smart.
Could giving up certain foods solve your health problem?
Feeling… not great? Wondering if your mood could be better? Got a skin problem that’s been bugging you for years?
It’s worth exploring whether a food sensitivity is to blame.
Though we don’t know exactly how many people they affect, food sensitivities aren’t as rare as you might think. And eating foods that don’t agree with you can do a number on your GI system, causing a cascade of effects that inflict damage elsewhere in your body.
The gold standard for hunting sensitivities down? Elimination diets, which remove certain foods from your life temporarily, giving you the opportunity to reintroduce them in a “controlled” environment and trace any symptoms to their source.
It may be daunting to think about a six-week elimination diet, but if you plan accordingly, you’ll succeed. Print this guide and hang it in your kitchen to be 100 percent prepared for the journey.
See? We knew you could do it.
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Love what you learned? For a complete explanation of this infographic, check out our accompanying article: Food sensitivities and intolerances: How to do an elimination diet