Anyone with chronic symptoms of any kind should rule out the possibility that they are reacting to one or more types of food. It seems like a pretty straightforward task.
After all, symptoms are commonly caused by exposure of some kind, and there is no greater source of exposure to our environment than through our foods.
The challenge here is that we all generally like what we eat.
If milk chocolate is your favorite sweet snack, you probably aren’t happy with the idea that the dairy or the sugar in that snack is associated with some chronic symptoms you are experiencing.
The 3-week hypoallergenic diet described in this Free Book is a test for identifying foods that cause some kind of unhealthy reaction in your body. It isn’t foolproof; it’s possible for this method to fail to identify an allergenic food. But in clinical practice, probably 80% of patients experience a reduction of their symptoms that range from slight to profound improvements.
In a 3-week elimination diet, avoid the following food groups (and later reintroduce them to check for reaction):
With this step-by-step guide from Dr. Eckel, you’ll learn more about getting to the root imbalances impacting your health!
Meet Your Expert!
Dr. Greg Eckel is an author, inventor, and international lecturer from Portland, Oregon. Early in his career, while teaching preschool, he became increasingly aware of and concerned about the overuse of medications with children. This experience inspired his entry into the fields of naturopathic and Chinese medicine. In 2001, he co-founded Nature Cures Clinic, where he utilizes the tools of both disciplines to treat both acute and chronic illness while valuing the principles of prevention and wellness.