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Histamine Xmas Hayem


With the party season about to get into full swing, Christmas can prove to be a minefield for those with Histamine Intolerance (HIT)… 🍷


particularly because alcohol and the classic festive foods such as mince pies and Christmas pudding are high in histamine or act as histamine liberators. 😞


Here are 5 top tips for balancing histamine over the festive period:


  • Keep well hydrated to flush histamine out of the body.

  • Enjoy low histamine foods rich in natural antihistamines such as vitamin C and quercetin e.g. apples, blueberries, onions and broccoli.

  • Avoid eating Christmas dinner leftovers on Boxing Day.

  • Coffee and tea can both act as a trigger for symptoms so opt for a chamomile or peppermint tea instead.

  • If you do drink wine, experiment with a wine wand to lower histamine levels.


⭐️ You may also like to read my article published on the Nutritionist Resource website for more tips on managing histamine this Christmas.


 

Do share with friends or family who might have HIT.

 

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