Histamine Intolerance and The Paleo Diet

Do you suffer from headaches or migraines? Or is it low blood pressure? Maybe a runny nose? All of these symptoms could be resultant of a histamine intolerance. This vastly overlooked condition can derail many, who would otherwise greatly benefit from a Paleo Diet. But what exactly is histamine and what does it mean to be intolerant to it? Histamine is a biogenic amine that occurs (in differing amounts) in many foods.1 In a person without an intolerance, exogenous histamine obtained via food can be rapidly detoxified by amine oxidases.2 In subjects with an intolerance, there is usually low amine … Continue reading Histamine Intolerance and The Paleo Diet