Dairy Intolerance

Dairy intoleranceIn some people dairy products cause allergic reactions from sinus to glue ear to abdominal pain. The main area seems to be the respiratory system due to large mucous forming properties of dairy. Other areas where excess mucous can be a problem is the gastro-intestinal tract which is coated with mucous and therefore prevents nutrients from being absorbed and gastric juices secreted.


Symptoms

Irritability, behaviour changes, hives, welts, large swellings, scratching, itching or rubbing, rashes, cold sores, colic, loose bowels, feeding problems in babies, frequent colds or flues, nasal stuffiness, sneezing, sniffing, snoring, nose rubbing, recurrent bronchitis, coughing, noisy breathing, bloodshot eyes, cracked dry skin, eczema.
 

Trial

Trial yourself for 10days - Avoid dairy for 10 days then challenge yourself with a dairy product.  The reaction for dairy is individual, you have to monitor how you are feeling while you are dairy free and then after you have consumed it.

The main reason from dairy intolerance in the protein in milk (lactose) which is can be hard to digest.


FOODS TO AVOID

Ice Cream, Cow’s Milk, Creamed Soups, Custard, Whole Cream, Goat’s Milk, Creamy Dips, Gravies, Yoghurt,  Whole Milk, Cheese, Milkshakes, Bread (Severe Cases), Skim Milk, Butter, Cakes, Biscuits, Donuts, Milk Lollies, Chocolate

Please check the labels of all packaged ingredients for whey, lactose, milk solids or casein as these are milk products.

ALLOWABLE FOODS

Eggs, Oils, Brown Rice,  Unroasted and Unsalted peanuts, Preferably Lean or Organic meat, Preferably free range, Cold Pressed vegetable oils,Barley,  Almonds,  Fresh Fish, Corn, Brazil, Seafood, Wheat, Cashews, Millet, Hazelnuts, Buckwheat,  Walnuts, Pine Nuts, Pumpkin Seeds, Sesame Seeds, Sunflower Seeds

SUBSTITUTE DAIRY PRODUCTS  

Seed Milks, Nut Cream, Nuttelex Margarines, Tofu,  Frozen Fruit, Dairy free cakes, Nut Milks,  Seed Cream, Oils, Goats Cheese,  Sorbet, Dairy free biscuits, Coconut Milk, Coconut Cream, Tahini, Dairy free gravies, Goats Milk, Nut Butters, Dairy free crackers eg sao, salada ryvita, rice, Mashed Avocado.     Contact Petries Cottage of Natural Therapies

 

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