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Urticaria Diet Recommendation

Diet for Urticaria?

Does food have any role to play in alleviating urticaria? It is debatable; however, research indicates that a Histamine Restricted Diet can help ease the symptoms. Fermented foods and artificial food coloring that aggravate symptoms should be avoided.

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Triggering factors for Urticaria

Urticaria or hives is a relatively common form of allergic reaction that causes raised red skin-welts. Urticaria is also known as nettle rash or uredo. These welts itch severely, and often have a pale border. It is generally caused by direct contact with an allergenic substance, or an immune response to food or some other allergen. Hives can also be caused by stress. The best way to fight hives is to identify and avoid personal triggers or causes. Moreover, a histamine restricted diet may help ameliorate your symptoms.

We are providing the necessary food recommendations for Urticaria that can help.


Recommended Foods:

  • Eat plenty of organic, green leafy vegetables and fresh fruits.
  • Turmeric, coriander, curry leaves are excellent to balance the immune system.
  • Consume histamine restricted foods like wheat, oats, puffed rice, apple, banana, cantaloupe (rock melon), figs, grapefruit, grapes, kiwi, lemon, mango, pear and watermelons


Foods for Moderate Consumption:

  • Lean meat, poultry, fish, eggs, millet, nuts and seeds, lentils, beans and fermented soy.
  • Avoid or limit food that contains gluten.


Foods to Avoid:

  • Avoid acidic food such as pickles.
  • Avoid food or substance that you are sensitive to.
  • Avoid hot, fried food and spices such as anise, cinnamon, cloves, curry powder, hot paprika and nutmeg.
  • Avoid all fermented foodstuffs that contain histamine such as cheese, fermented soy products, other fermented foods (e.g. sauerkraut), alcoholic beverages, and vinegars, shellfish, fish, egg, nuts, chocolate, berries, tomatoes, cheese, milk, strawberries, chocolate, pineapple, apricot, cherry, cranberry, date, orange, papaya (pawpaw), peach, prunes, plums, raisins and raspberries
  • Avoid artificial colours.
Dr. Vijaykumar S. Kamat

Dr Vijay Kamat graduated from K.L.E. society’s Shri B. M. Kankanwadi Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Belgaum, India; one of the oldest Ayurvedic institutions in India. He is a prestigious member of the Ayurvedic Association of India. He possesses deep ancestral and research-based knowledge of plants, and is passionate about bringing age-old secrets of Ayurveda within the reach of a common man. In keeping with his passion, he is presently leading the medical team of Biogetica – a collective of Doctors dedicated to natural medicine. Together, they work to bring evidence-based natural healing solutions to the world.

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