Allergic Rhinitis diet

About 40 to 60 million Americans are affected by chronic allergic rhinitis or hay fever. This can lead to sinus congestion, sinusitis and possibly sinus infections.

The goal of diet approaches for allergic rhinitis or recurrent sinusitis is to decrease our body’s tendency toward the allergic response. This response leads to inflammation, congestion, itching, liquid production and risk of infection.

Foods that are believed to contribute to this process include processed and refined sugars, dairy and milk, alcohol and gluten.

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About This Diet

Foods that are restricted include:
Processed and refined sugars.
Dairy and milk products.
Alcohol.

Foods that are maybe OK in some instances include:
Gluten-containing foods.
This setting does not exclude top food allergens (such as dairy, wheat, shellfish, fish, egg, peanut, soy and tree nuts).

Some sources recommend avoiding possible allergen-inducing foods. You can add any specific allergy to your eating profile if you believe it applies to you.

It may be helpful to narrow down which foods trigger your allergy symptoms. One of the best ways to do this is by elimination and re-introduction diets. You can use Selectivor to track how you feel while you eliminate certain foods for a short time and then re-introduce them. This may help you discover which foods help you feel your best.

Note: Consult your doctor before making any changes to your diet.

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