30 days have been and gone and I’ve now determined to increase my Salicylate-free eating regimen (read why I began it within the first place), primarily as a result of over the previous week it has was a ‘low’ Salicylate slightly than ‘no’ Salicylate eating regimen!

Now that’s not as a result of I’m lax or lazy, however as a result of Salicylates appear to be just about unavoidable.

Consuming out has been mission unattainable, and even effectively researched meals buying lists have falled foul now and again as completely different web sites appear to offer conflicting information on Salicylate ranges in meals.  Somebody create a helpful app please!

One other challenge has been that Salicylates are within the majority of fruit and veg, so meat and dairy have change into my protected havens – not precisely the healthiest staple eating regimen!

I used to be discussing my eating regimen plan with Dietary Therapist, Claire Corridor, from the beautiful Well being Quarter in Knightsbridge on the current Pure & Natural Merchandise Present.

Claire warned me that consuming an excessive amount of dairy and meat would ship my intestine acidity skyrocketing and, in flip, my urticaria right into a spin.  The very factor I’m attempting to keep away from.

Herein lies the issue with sweeping elimination diets, which may be so excessive that they convey on different dietary deficiencies.

When you’re attempting to determine whether or not sure meals impact your pores and skin sensitivity, I’d suggest sustaining a balanced eating regimen and eliminating one meals at a time – it’ll undoubtedly be straightforward and more healthy to maintain over an prolonged interval.

So, has all my bother made a distinction to my pores and skin? To be sincere, I can’t say it has!

Nonetheless it might be too early to inform, and my odd slips can’t have helped.

The opposite factor is that with Urticaria there are such a lot of elements at play that you just seldom get a black and white image.

Lack of sleep, latent stress, time of the month (extra about this in a future publish), and an impaired immune system all play their half.

If somebody can discover me a technique to keep away from all of this stuff without delay, then I want to listen to your secret!