Allergy prevention:

minimize dietary intake of alkylphenols

antibiotic caution
beta-glucan from a single teaspoon of nutritional yeast

black cumin

black tea

butterbur, more, more, more

vitamin C

cat’s claw (Uncaria tomentosa)


curcurminmore, more, more (from turmeric)

vitamin D
eat dirt
expired EpiPens may still work

dust mite caution

avoid endocrine disrupting alkylphenols found mostly in fish and meat

fermented foods
flax or fatty fish, more (omega-3 fats)


Bifidobacterium longum


green tea, more

beware hair dye containing PPD

hot peppers (contains capsaicin)
hydroxytyrosol – from olives and olive oil
lactic acid bacteria, such as sauerkraut

Lactobacillus acidophilus

lactobacillus rhamnosus

licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra L.)

deglycyrrhizinated licorice extracts are available

loquat leaves (Eriobotrya japonica)
consider Mast Cell Activation Syndrome as a cause of severe allergic reactions
mold can be an allergy culprit
Mozart, more


avoid dichlorophenol-containing pesticides

see the Avoiding Diabetes post for pesticide information

A plantbased diet vs. allergies.

A plant-based diet is a high-fiber diet.

excessive polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure→cockroach allergy
probiotic therapy

proton pump inhibitor caution

pycnogenol (grape seed extract is close)

lots of salad, more

quercetin, more

white fruits and veggies

rose extract

rosemary, more

salt water nasal spray

tick bites can cause allergies which then raises heart disease risk
toss the anti-bacterial soap

soy, more

stinging nettle, more

minimize stress, more

Urban living makes allergies more probable for both humans and dogs.
allergy tests may not be reliable
allergy-fighting foods

Additional information, more, more, more, more, more, more