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Experts believe that type B food allergies (sometimes called 'food sensitivities' to distinguish them from type A allergies which cause immediate reactions such as a rash, swelling of the airway or collapse) can prevent weight loss in various ways.

An elimination diet is the name given to a restricted diet which aims to identify the foods to which you may have sensitivities. If you undertake an allergy elimination diet which happens to exclude the culprit food or foods, then you may well start to lose weight.

Wheat is the most common culprit in food sensitivity, and is usually therefore one of the main foods to be excluded on an allergy elimination diet.

An allergy elimination diet requires dedication and commitment to follow. Very often it entails eating uncommon foods to replace the ones that you normally eat. It can be difficult to know how to cook these foods or incorporate them into recipes which give palatable results. The "Stone Age Diet is Easy Cookbook" contains recipes for people who are following a modified Stone Age Diet as part of their treatment for food sensitivities and is also likely to be suitable for most other allergy elimination or 'uncommon foods' diets.

Experts believe that type B food allergies (sometimes called 'food sensitivities' to distinguish them from type A allergies which cause immediate reactions such as a rash, swelling of the airway or collapse) can prevent weight loss in various ways. These are too complex to be explained in a few paragraphs. Further detail about how food allergies can prevent weight loss and what to do about them can be found in the book "Why Can't I Lose Weight".

Experts believe that candida or yeast overgrowth in the gut can prevent weight loss in various ways. These are too complex to be explained in a few paragraphs. Further detail about how candida or yeast overgrowth can prevent weight loss and what to do about it can be found in the book "Why Can't I Lose Weight".

The "Stone Age Diet is Easy Cookbook" contains recipes which are ideal for people who are following a candida diet, as all the recipes are sugar free, yeast free and additive-free.

The Stone Age Diet can help weight loss where food allergies or sensitivities or candida and yeast overgrowth are a problem. There are various versions of the Stone Age Diet. The "Stone Age Diet is Easy Cookbook" contains recipes specially designed for this diet.

A wheat free diet will only help you lose weight if you have a wheat allergy or sensitivity which is causing you to retain water or which is affecting your metabolism in a way which causes you to put on weight particularly easily.

People who have a sensitivity to a particular food very often have sensitivities to other foods as well. For instance, if you are sensitive to wheat, it is likely that you may be sensitive to barley, rye and oats, and perhaps rice and maize as well. So if you have sensitivities to more than one of these items, but only eliminate wheat from your diet, you are unlikely to see an improvement.

If you suspect you have a food sensitivity, the best way is to get professional help to confirm this and identify the extent of your sensitivities.

Further detail about how sensitivity to wheat or other foods can prevent weight loss and what to do about it can be found in the book "Why Can't I Lose Weight".

Experts believe that type B food allergies (sometimes called 'food sensitivities' to distinguish them from type A allergies which cause immediate reactions such as a rash, swelling of the airway or collapse) can prevent weight loss in various ways.

An elimination diet and/or a rotation diet may be prescribed by a practitioner to help identify foods to which you may have sensitivities and prevent further sensitivities from developing. If you do have food sensitivities, and the allergy elimination or rotation diet happens to exclude all the culprit foods, then you may well find it helps you to lose weight.

Wheat is the most common culprit in food sensitivity, and is usually therefore one of the main foods to be excluded on an allergy elimination and rotation diet.

Both elimination and rotation diets require dedication and commitment to follow. Very often they entail eating uncommon foods to replace the ones that you normally eat. It can be difficult to know how to cook these foods or incorporate them into recipes which give palatable results. The "Stone Age Diet is Easy Cookbook" contains recipes for people who are following a modified Stone Age Diet as part of their treatment for food sensitivities and is also likely to be suitable for most other allergy elimination or 'uncommon foods' diets.