Websites and Blogs List
There are so many great little websites dedicated to salicylate intolerance, I wanted to showcase them here. Some of them may not have been updated recently and I have not reviewed every post, I've included them because there have been interesting and useful articles within them. Again, I recommend you do your own research and try any suggestions carefully. Please contact me if you have a website to post.
- RPAH Allergy Unit Clinic that works with patients in Australia. Provides books and lists for salicylate sensitivity
- Food Intolerance Network: Sue Dengate's website covering sensitivities on many food chemicals including amines, salicylates, glutamates, sulphites, and colors/additives. In Australia.
- Here is a step-by-step guide on how to eat FailSafe: https://www.fedup.com.au/factsheets/support-factsheets/how-to-start-failsafe-eating *This is broader than just salicylates
- This is specifically on salicylates: https://www.fedup.com.au/factsheets/additive-and-natural-chemical-factsheets/salicylates
- Information on additives: https://www.fedup.com.au/information/information/complete-lists-of-additives
- MyFailSafeLife Emily posts recipes both on her website, https://www.myfailsafelife.com/ and more often on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/myfailsafelife. Features recipes and tips for low-chemical eating including eating low-sal, low-amine, low-glutamate, and gluten- and dairy-free.
- Sal Search search for ingredients in cosmetics to see if they contain salicyaltes or not. Created for folks wanting low-salicylate diets for the Guaifenesin Protocol for fibromyalgia. They allow some fragrances and colors that are not recommended for people with salicylate sensitivity.
- Eczema Life was created to help people with skin rashes including eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, rosacea and TSW/red skin syndrome.
- Skin Friend was created by Eczema Life, provides supplements for people people who suffer from food intolerances and have skin rashes.
- Ask Healthy Jess - interesting website with a quiz to put your symptoms in, and then it recommends which type of diet to try out. It recommended the Failsafe diet to me to start with - so it was right! Although I'm not sensitive to amines, but you have to start somewhere. Research writing is Jessica Galligani's specialty, and she writes a lot about her and her family's journey to health. Her children had SPD, autism, PANDAS, ODD, and MCAD who have improved and healed with diet changes.
- Frances Walker Dietitian - dietician with some helpful articles on salicylates, amines, and glutamates
- Lowsalicylate.com - This site runs a point system, making it easy to figure out and manage your level for maintenance. Hands down, some of the most beautifully done recipes.
- Contact Derm: https://www.contactderm.org/ This website provides a lot of allergy information related to skin issues. Aspirin and benzoates can be tested for sensitivity using an exposure test on the skin. This site provides useful information for people with these sensitivities including a database if you have the codes from the results of your skin test.
- MastCell 360 - Provides useful information on Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, including low-sal/amine/lectin food lists
- About MCAS https://mastcell360.com/salicylates-and-salicylate-foods-what-to-know-when-you-have-mast-cell-activation-syndrome-or-histamine-intolerance
- Histamine List: https://mastcell360.com/low-histamine-foods-list/
- MCAS vs Histamine Intolerance, including low-sal list https://mastcell360.com/salicylates-and-salicylate-foods-what-to-know-when-you-have-mast-cell-activation-syndrome-or-histamine-intolerance/
- Hearthwilde: Contains an article on cellulose capsules https://hearthwilde.com/low-salicylate-and-cellulose-free-supplements
- Diary of a reluctant allergy sufferer: http://allergy-diary.blogspot.com/2009/09/salicylate-free-eating.html - old style blog that is hard to navigate, but there are some gems in here.
- Food Intolerances App - Low FODMAP Diet, Histamine Intolerance & more. https://www.baliza.de/en/apps/histamine.html. They have a salicylate section, and do cite their sources. I do have this on my phone, but I don't use it very often; use at your own risk.