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Salicylate have an effect on certain neuron receptors and suppress some enzymes including the enzyme phenol sulfotransferase (PST)without the PST enzyme working properly, the liver will have trouble eliminating the phenols in food.
Phenols are present in food dyes, in highly coloured fruits and vegetables, in bioflavonoids, and in carotenoids. They possess estrogenic or endocrine disrupting activity(inhibits prostaglandin synthesis). Normally with the correct levels of sulphates and liver enzymes are bodies can metabolise phenols and salicylates, utilizes the chemicals and evacuates the waste.
Dr Feingold researched Phenols and their effect on our systems. feingold.org



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Some Resources

Recipe Books

Salicylate Food Guide.  salicylatesensitivity.com

Friendly food recipe book : Royal Alfred Hospital .slhd.nsw.gov.au/rpa/allergy

Failsafe Cookbook :Sue Dengate -many articles on Food intolerance.  fedup.com.au

Salicylates Forum

Support group:salicylatesensitivity.com/forum/


Dr Morris :allergy-clinic

Food Intolerance: Robert H.LOBLAY and Anne R.SWAIN      sswahs.nsw.gov.au/rpa/allergy

Salicylates in food Intolerance by Anne Swain.PDF pages 376 – 381/Appendices 10 and 11 of her thesis.   sswahs.nsw.gov.au


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