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Good Morning! I am trying to figure out how to get enough protein in my diet. All nuts need to be avoided due to allergies, but seeds are fine. Also eggs. Other than eating eggs at every meal, is is doable to add seeds and green veggies to get enough protein? Which veggies and seeds carry the most protein, and how much would someone need to consume in a meal to get the protein benefit?
Hi! So today is day 20 of my January Whole30, and for the most part I feel good. I'm sleeping pretty well and have decent energy and all that good stuff. My skin, however, is not okay. I've always had eczema issues, which flare up on my face and leg when I'm super stressed or when my skin is super dry in the winter. That's happening a little on my leg, but there's more to it this time. I've been breaking out in hives and itching like crazy all day every day for the past few. The itching & hives are mostly concentrated around the back of my neck and just into my hair at the nape of my neck, and around my jawline, but also pops up on my arms and legs occasionally. I thought initially it was my clothing, but I've tried different fabrics for the past few days and the symptoms are consistent. The only thing I can think of is that it's something I'm eating? I haven't introduced any new foods during Whole30, but I have significantly increased my intake of tree nuts. I'm eating almonds/pecans/macadamia nuts as part of meals and snacks, plus I've been using a lot of coconut oil and almond milk and/or coconut milk/cream in coffee. And some almond butter. I've never had any reaction to nuts before, except for cashews (which, pardon the TMI, make me gassy and occasionally give me diarrhea if I eat too many). But I've also not eaten this quantity before. Is it possible that I'm a little allergic to tree nuts and this quantity is triggering a reaction? Or does anyone have any other ideas? I made the "nut connection" yesterday, so today is my first day I won't be eating anything that falls into the tree nut category, so I guess I'll see how that goes. I have an appointment with my dermatologist next Monday, which is the earliest they could fit me in. I've been treating with Claritin and cortisone 10, but would love any insight in the meantime. Has anyone else seen this happen before? Thank you!
I started reading about Whole30 a few days ago, picked up the book today, and am starting July 1! Who's with me? One question I'll be looking to answer: anyone have any good substitutions for nuts (severe nut allergy--all)? I sometimes use sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds, but I'm sure there are more substitutes out there. Thanks in advance for any & all advice/inspiration/ideas.