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Food Limitations Have Me Getting Less Than 500 Calories A Day, Nutritionists Are Stumped. What Can I Do?

Food Limitations Have Me Getting Less Than 500 Calories A Day, Nutritionists Are Stumped. What Can I Do?

I am allergic to or sensitive to most common foods: Dairy, grains, gluten, soy, Sesame, legume, nuts, tree nuts, poultry, pork, fish, shellfish, eggs, gourds (melons, cucumbers, pumpkin), green veggies, nightshades, most fruits (stone fruits, apples, citrus). I have contacted formula manufacturers but no one has anything suitable for me. I now have SMA syndrome because I've lost so much weight. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to get more calories in? I also have TMJ issues so I have to… read more

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

I've been corn free (grain free) for over 5 years. This has not resolved my issues. Thanks though. I read labels very carefully due to my allergies and sensitivities.

I used to not be able to tolerate being around the food, but I've improved and can stand to smell them now without getting violently ill.

I'm working with Johns Hopkins and they're stumped too.

Thanks for your response.

posted 14 days ago
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