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Are there foods with histamines?

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Some foods are naturally high in histamines. These include aged and fermented foods and alcohol (especially red wine). Some people may be sensitive to that.

From: What Are Histamines? WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: "Histamine."

KidsHealth: "Histamine."

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: "Allergies."

American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery: "Allergic Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Rhinosinusitis."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Pollen Allergy."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Rhinitis (Nasal Allergies)."

Health Direct Australia: "Antihistamines."

Royal Society of Chemistry: "Chemistry in its element: compounds -- Histamine."

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: "Histamine."

Maintz, L. , May 2007. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on June 16, 2018

SOURCES

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: "Histamine."

KidsHealth: "Histamine."

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: "Allergies."

American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery: "Allergic Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Rhinosinusitis."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Pollen Allergy."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Rhinitis (Nasal Allergies)."

Health Direct Australia: "Antihistamines."

Royal Society of Chemistry: "Chemistry in its element: compounds -- Histamine."

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: "Histamine."

Maintz, L. , May 2007. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on June 16, 2018

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