This new, revised, edition of The Salicylate Handbook provides an excellent guide to understanding salicylate sensitivity.
Based on the author's own experience and using all the currently available research, it is the most comprehensive guide to salicylate sensitivity you will find. It is supportive, full of common sense, well researched, and even has a touch of humour.
If you need to know about all the ways in which a salicylate sensitivity can affect your health, and life, then you need this handbook.
1 Salicylate Sensitivity
Man Made Salicylate
Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic acid)
Low Salicylate Diet
2 Salicylate in Food
Safe Foods: score = 0 up to Mega High Salicylate Foods: score = 7
Not the end of the story (additional information is provided on each of the following)
Flavourings and sauces
Oils and Margarine
Other Food Chemicals
Sugars and Sweeteners
Tea and Coffee
Food Additives: Antioxidants, Benzoic Acid, Colours, Natural Colours, Flavourings, Other additives - Sulphites.
3 Non-Food Sources
Salicylates through the Skin
Benzoates and Parabens
Products for babies and very young children
Toiletries and Cosmetics
Salicylate Free Products
4 Causes and Theories
Salicylate in the Body
“Treatment”: Acid-Alkaline Balance, Anti Histamines, Calcium Gluconate, Fluid Increase, Glutathione, Homeopathy, Fish Oil, Vitamins and Minerals (Vitamin K, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Iron, Potassium, Zinc), Supplements more generally
5 Survival Strategies
Dealing with Reactions
Other Food Problems: Amines, Monosodium Glutamate (MSG), Solanine.
Non Food Products
Low Salicylate Meals
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Blood Sugar Problems
Children and Salicylate
Appendix 1 Health Benefits of Aspirin
Appendix 2 Salicylate Chemicals
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