We should like to stress that this is in no way a definitive or exhaustive list. In our experience, based on members reports, there is no rhyme nor reason to what an individual may or may not tolerate.
There are however certain things that everybody agrees on – both good and bad. Sadly, the ‘Good’ list is rather short & the ‘Bad’ list rather long. Therefore it is easier to list the things that seem to be OK….
Beverages Bottled Water, Red Bush Tea, Pear Juice
Breads White Bread, Rice Bread /cakes, Millet, Buck Wheat, Matzo, Plain Pita bread
Cereals Refined, Rice, Plain pasta, [Not breakfast cereals]
Fats Butter , Margarine , Vegetable Oils
Soups Soups Made With Allowed Vegetables
Meat Fish, Poultry Beef, Chicken, Lamb, Veal, Flounder, Halibut, Salmon, Snapper, Scallops, Sole, Mackerel, Tuna, Crab, Shrimp
Cheese Cream Cheese, Cottage Cheese, Ricotta
Vegetables Alfalfa, Beets, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Chicory , Carrots, Celery, Cucumber, Cauliflower , Okra (Ladies Fingers), Courgette, Squash, Turnips, Kale, Leeks,
Beans Aduki, Navy, Chick Peas, Split Peas, Kidney, Peas
Fruits Apricots, Pears, Picked Plums
Desserts No suggestions here – personal experience I’m afraid.
Sweets No suggestions here – personal experience I’m afraid. Many IC’ers have found white chocolate to be acceptable. Generally though, sugars should be avoided, especially artificial sweeteners.
Spices Rosemary, Thyme, Oregano, Basil, Marjoram, Fennel, Sage, Dill, Mixed Herbs
Nuts Pine, Cashews, Almonds