Asprin

Hey,

Hope people are ok , I was speaking to a doc today who asked if i had any allergies and i said ye NSAIDS - ibuprofen etc and Asprin. I said i ve never actually had asprin but since i had an reatcion to ibuprofen gel when i was much yound=ger i was told to avoid it, he then went on to ask about food I said no nothing but mentioned a Low-Salicylate Diet - certain foods i.e. have a high ammount of asprin in ..?

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Salicylate, the main ingredient in aspirin, is also found in certain foods. If you are allergic to aspirin or your doctor thinks you have a food allergy, he may recommend a low-salicylate diet.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO

Do not take any medicine that contains aspirin. Avoid foods you suspect you may be allergic to. You may eat meat, milk, and other dairy products, but you should not eat the foods listed below.

FRUITS to Avoid

•Apples

•Apricots

•Berries

•Cherries

•Currants

•Grapefruit

•Grapes

•Lemons

•Melon

•Nectarines

•Oranges

•Peaches

•Plums

•Prunes

•Raisins

BEVERAGES to Avoid

•Beer

•Bubbly drinks (such as soda or sparkling water)

•Cider

•Distilled drinks (such as whiskey, vodka, bourbon, or gin)

•Tea

•Wine

VEGETABLES to Avoid

•Cucumbers

•Green peppers

•Tabasco peppers

•Tomatoes

DESSERTS and SWEETS to Avoid

•Mint or wintergreen products (such as mint candy or peppermint sticks)

•Pies and cakes made with fruits listed above

BREADS and STARCHES to Avoid

•Potatoes

OTHER ITEMS to Avoid

•Almonds

•Cloves

•Pickles

•Vinegar

Thats what i have found out but ieat all those fruit and veg a lot ... so dont think that it does really affect me ... bt does anyone know any more or is on the diet?

Ta

Katie- lou x

2 Replies

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  • Well that would make my life interesting as I am already on a vegan gluten free diet.

    Hugs

    Bex

  • Katie,

    I am on this diet and have been on it for years. Will pm with you more information if you like.

    olive

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