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Elimination Diet: Week 4 ?>

Elimination Diet: Week 4

Last week was both exciting and disappointing. I got to reintroduce four new food groups – grains, alcohol, dairy and added sugar. Adding these items to my diet was exciting because I was craving each of these things, but disappointing because all of them caused the negative symptoms I have been trying to avoid. I have to admit the outcome was not surprising. Before I started I had a feeling that added sugar and dairy were part of the problem,…

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Elimination Diet: Week 3 ?>

Elimination Diet: Week 3

I can hardly believe it, but today (Sunday) is the last day of our diet! Of course now we have to go through the process of reintroducing foods we eliminated, but we are DONE with eliminating everything, and I couldn’t be happier. This week was the best week of them all. It was also the week I was also on the cleanse, which was, well, interesting. Most of my meals consisted of a liver cleanse, herbal powder and pureed fruit…

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Elimination Diet: Week 2 ?>

Elimination Diet: Week 2

Two down, one more to go! This week has been equally as tough as the first one, if not worse. I thought I would really feel the benefits of the diet this week, but I have been battling a sinus infection all week and it made me feel tired and cranky, which just compounded the frustrations, food cravings and isolation I have been feeling. So, I guess you could say it’s been a really rough week.