Food intolerance symptoms

When Oscar was first diagnosed with food intolerances his main symptom was an inability to sleep.  At 8 months old he was waking every 20 to 30 minutes all night long.  Once we went on the elimination diet he started to sleep and his whole personality changed – but its impossible to say whether that was because of food or severe sleep deprivation!  When we did the food challenges the sleep issues always returned, we also had tantrums and cradle cap when we trialled food colours. Since December we have been re-introducing higher salicylate foods.  We started off with one day care meal per week,  These contained high and very high salicylates and some preservatives.  In February the menu at day care changed and we went up to 6 meals over the 4 week menu cycle.  We monitor Oscar’s food intake and symptoms on a calendar where we record any … Continue reading