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Author Topic: Vegetable oil and Sunflower oil  (Read 16870 times)



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Re: Vegetable oil and Sunflower oil
« Reply #15 on: August 11, 2017, 01:54:27 PM »
I discovered an allergy to Canola oil (Rapeseed) from of the Brassicaceae family. i don't get sick but my allergy makes my skin itch in different areas particularly starting on my ear. I believe sunflower oil also does this but it is so hard to narrow down. nearly everything has canola in it and its more rare to find items with soybean oil which i don't seem to have a reaction to. Part of the brassicaceae family includes broccoli, cauliflower, kale, collards, turnips and radish....i am hoping i'm not allergic to these other vegetables because i love them but i'm starting to narrow things down. one day i had eaten some radish and it seemed to cause pain in my gallbladder area which is organ that is known to be an indicator for allergies to a food... hope this helps some people


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Re: Vegetable oil and Sunflower oil
« Reply #16 on: August 23, 2017, 07:31:07 AM »
Tree pollen is in many 'natural' 'healthy' foods - eg Kiwi and I cannot eat it without severe burning to the mouth and throat. Additives containing Soya / E471, polyoils etc. may be causing gut problems in the population and now I discover sunflower oil is also causing me big problems. Food manufacturers don't seem to care.