Many of the foods on these lists are generally considered "healthy" and it can be hard for people to get used to the idea that they may need to limit or remove these foods, even when they are aware of having reactions to them. As Sue Dengate has written on her site Food Intolerance Network,
"If ‘healthy’ foods make you ill, they are not healthy for you.".
Fact Sheets from the Food Intolerance Network
These cover a wide range of topics, including MSG, sulfites and other preservatives, special diet info relating to different medical conditions, A2 milk, and fructose malabsorption.
Foods that can function as excitotoxins
This short article is from Dr Amy Yasko and explains why some foods can have a negative effect in people with certain neurotransmitter imbalances. She calls them "neuroprovoking" foods. It includes a list of these foods, broken down by category (such as MSG, aspartate, etc).
Arginine and Lysine (a factor in managing herpes viral activation)
Biotin content of foods
Biotin is an important vitamin, often considered one of the B vitamins. Most people get adequate amounts from a normal diet but some people have higher dietary requirements of it, or may be on a limited diet which excludes good sources of biotin.
Corn-free foods (and products) list
Where's the corn in foods?
Hidden corn-based ingredients
Extensive list of how different types of corn are used from Iowa State University
Corn-Free Baking and Cooking
Corn in enzyme products
Corn is now in some receipt paper
The FAILSAFE diet explained
FAILSAFE stands for free of additives, low in salicylates, amines, and flavor enhancers. It is essentially a low food-chemical diet.
FAILSAFE shopping list
The Feingold program
Low FODMAP Diet
FODMAPS stands for Fermentable Oligo-Saccharides, Disaccharides, Mono-Saccharides and Polyols. Uses of this diet include addressing SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth) and IBS.
Low FODMAPs handout from Stanford Medical Center
GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome)
Foods allowed on the full GAPS diet
Foods allowed on each stage of the GAPS intro diet
Getting started on a gluten-free diet
List from TACA of food additives that probably or may include gluten
Safe gluten-free food list
GF/CF (gluten-free, casein-free diet)
ANDI- Autism Network for Dietary Intervention
GF/CF diet intervention- the autism diet
This site has extensive lists of products that are acceptable on a GF/CF diet (although this can change at any time, so it is best to double-check a product before using it). To search use these lists, go to "directory of site".
HISTAMINE (and other amines)
Histamine potential of foods and additives
This list from Switzerland is more thorough than most, and also indicates if a food contains histamine, is a histamine liberator, or blocks the DAO enzyme that degrades histamine.
Histamine levels in foods from the Food Intolerance Network
ICUS histamine-restricted diet
Foods Containing Amines
The top 10 histamine-containing foods
This article provides a list of foods that may cross-react for people who are allergic to latex.
MSG/DIETARY FREE GLUTAMATE
Free Glutamate content of selected foods
List of Neuro-Provoking Foods from Dr Amy Yasko (includes aspartate too)
The Low Oxalate Diet
This page has food lists sorted by type (dairy, fruit, nuts, etc) as well as recipes. These lists also indicate salicylate, GF/CF and SCD status. For the most accurate and up-to-date oxalate levels, join the yahoo group Trying Low Oxalates, and look in the files section.
This site has a lot of information about salicylates, what they are, how to manage them, as wel as resources including recipes and a forum.
Basic information about salicylates from WebMD
Salicylate Content in Foods
Salicylate and phenol content of foods
SCD (Specific Carbohydrate Diet)
Pecanbread- Kids and SCD
SCD Web Library
Legal/Illegal list of foods
Alternatives to soy foods including miso, tofu, and soy sauce
Foods High in Sulfur (Thiols)
QUERCETIN (an antihistamine and mast cell stabilizer)
Quercetin content of food
Foods High in Vitamin K