Tag: Salicylates

A Simpler, Travel-Friendly Potato Bread: For Vegans and the Food Sensitive

WOAH! I’ve been experimenting this week with some really cool and yummy yeast-free-but-not-flat-breads, which I will blog about as soon as I can start chewing again: My Incognito Braces have just been placed on my upper teeth and I can’t speak let alone eat. Right now meal times mean ‘sucking mashed potato’ = The Pits.…

Travelling with Food Intolerances: How we Ate in a Egyptian Hotel as “Failsafe” Vegans for 10 Days

This where we’ve just been on holiday. Heavenly right? It is the Sheraton, Soma Bay in Egypt, an isolated resort on the Red Sea. So, even though the hotel has an enormous mouth watering buffet (which from a previous year, as an undiagnosed food intolerant honeymooner I stuffed myself with every morning and night), it…

So “Low Salicylate Diets Don’t Work”? My Thoughts on a Recent Study

Below are my initial thoughts on this study: Salicylate Elimination Diets In Children: Is Food Restriction Supported by the Evidence? by Gray and Mehr et al. 2013. This study was published in the Medical Journal of Australia a couple of weeks ago by a group of Paediatric Immunologists. Their topic was the Salicylate Elimination Diet, (read official…

Introduction to Food Intolerances and training as a Food Intolerant Athlete

This article formed the basis for an interview for Women’s Health and Fitness in 2012… “You can’ t eat FRUIT?!” Add an uncomfortable pause and a look of incredulousness, wherein I rapidly feel as if I am in the middle of an AA meeting; “Hi. My Name’s Naomi, and I’m… a Food Intolerant Athlete.” Once this is confessed…