In this piece, functional medicine practitioner Will Cole, DC, explains how histamine intolerance could be at the root of your health issues and shares what you need to do to heal. To learn more, check out his mindbodygreen class, The Elimination Diet: A 60-Day Protocol to Uncover Food Intolerances, Heal the Gut, and Feel Amazing.
Bone broth and fermented foods are great for healing your gut. Beans and spinach are healthy staples for a plant-based diet. Smoked meats and fish are perfect if you're eating Paleo.
Right? Well, for some people, no! In some cases, because of something called histamine intolerance, all those "healthy" foods that are supposed to be great for you can actually make you feel worse. It's an underlying cause of inflammation and chronic symptoms that I often see in patients.