COMPREHENSIVE ELIMINATION DIET

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This is called an “elimination diet” because you will be removing certain foods and food categories from your diet. These modifications allow your body’s compromised detoxification machinery to recover and begin to function efficiently. The dietary changes help the body eliminate or “clear” various toxins that may have accumulated due to environmental exposure, foods, beverages, drugs, alcohol, or cigarette smoking. This is not a calorie-restricted diet.

I find that those patients who can follow the diet report increased energy and mental alertness, decreased muscle or joint pain, and a general sense of well-being. However, some people do not tolerate the change in diet well. Don’t be surprised if you experience changes in sleep patterns, lightheadedness, headaches, joint or muscle stiffness, and changes in gastrointestinal function during the first week. The good news is that these symptoms rarely last for more than a few days.

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