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Amine Food List

The tables below are designed to provide a guide as to the approximate amine content of different foods. These guides can be used to govern differing types of amine-restricted diets. To view the different food groups, just click “Show Table”.

Fruits

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Apple

Blueberry *

Honey Dew Mellon

Peach **

Pear

Pomegranate

Rhubarb

Rock Mellon

Watermelon

Dragon Fruit

Guava

Logan Fruit

Loquat

Starfruit

Nectarine **

Blackcurrant

Lychee

Nectarine

Banana (just ripe)

Persimon

Apricot

Avocado (just ripe)

Banana (ripe)

Blueberry***

Coconut

Fig

Mango

Pawpaw

Tamarillo

Avocado (very ripe)

Blackberry

Boysenberry

Cherry ***

Processed coconut

Cranberry ***

Currant ***

Dates ***

Grapes

Grapefruit

Kiwifruit

Lemon ***

Lime ***

Mandarin

Orange

Passionfruit

Pineapple

Plum

Prune

Raisin

Strawberry

Tangelo

Tangerine

Tomato

Nectarine ***

Peach ***

* Very low Tyramine
** Low Tyramine
*** High Histamine

Vegetables

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Potato (peeled)

Lettuce

Bamboo Shoots

Beans

Bean Shoots

Brussel Sprouts

Cabbage

Celery

Chives

Leek

Mung bean sprouts

Shallots

Asparagus

Beetroot

Bok Choi

Carrot

Cucumber

Kumara ^/^^

Marrow

Parsnip

Peas

Pumpkin

Turnip

Courgette

Artichoke

Fennel

Parsley

Radish

Snow Pea Sprouts

Water chestnut

Watercress

Garlic Potato (unpeeled) Broccoli

Broccolini

Cauliflower

Corn

Rocket

Pumpkin

Broad Beans

Eggplant

Olives

Pickled Vegetables

Mushroom

Nori

Sauerkraut

Seaweed

Spinach

Truffles

^ Low Histamine
^^ High Tyramine

Nuts and Seeds

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Cashews (raw or lightly toasted)

Poppy seeds

Cashews (roasted)

Cashew (paste/butter)

Chia Seeds

Almond

Brazil

Chestnut

Hazelnut

Macadamia

Peanut

Pecan

Pine Nut

Pistachio

Walnut

Linseed

Pumpkin

Sesame

Sunflower

Almond meal

Hazelnut meal

Marzipan

Nut paste

Peanut Butter

Roasted Nuts

Grains

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Brown rice

Oats

Popcorn

White Rice

Quinoa

Wheat/Gluten

Wild Rice

Amaranth

Buckwheat

Psyllium Husks

Sago

Barley

Couscous

Rye

Arrowroot

Sourdough bread Flour

Oats (flavoured)

Popcorn (flavoured)

Polenta

Sweets

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Sugar

Carob

Caramel

Golden Syrup

Maple Syrup

Mint flavoured sweets

Chewing gum

Agave

Brown Rice Syrup

Cocoa

Milk Chocolate

White chocolate

Caramel syrup (with preservatives)

Chocolate

Spreads

Jams

Maple flavoured syrup

Fruit flavoured sweets

Throat lozenges

Seasonings, Condiments, Sauces and Toppings

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Applesauce Garlic

Chives

Parsley

Basil

Chilli

Herbs and spices

Saffron

Shallots

Salt

Lemon grass

Mint

Pepper

Rosemary

Sage

Thyme

Malt

Vinegar

Rice Vinegar

Coconut milk/cream

Natural Gravy

Cinnamon

Cloves

Nutmeg

Soymilk

Curry powder

Fermented products

Sauces

Stock cubes/powder/liquid

Chicken salt

Fish sauce

Oyster sauce

Meat extract

Mustard

Soy Sauce

Miso

Tamari

Tomato Sauce

Fats and Oils

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Ghee

Margarine

Corn oil

Canola Oil

Rice Bran

Soy oil

Sunflower Oil

Butter

Lard Coconut oil

Peanut oil

Olive oil

Almond oil

Avocado oil

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Sesame Oil

Walnut oil

Commercial salad

Dressings and mayonnaise

Meat

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Octopus

Oysters

Scallops

Squid

Calamari

Tripe

Chicken (skinless)

Lamb

Beef (fresh)

Crayfish

Mussels

Oysters

Rabbit

Scallop

Veal

White Fish

Salmon (wild/fresh)

Tuna (fresh)

Duck

Salmon (farmed/fresh)

Venison

Chicken Skin

Processed meat

Ham

Beef (aged)

Prawns

Liver

Sausage

Salami

Seasoned meat

Shrimp

Surimi

Canned Tuna

Dairy and Soy Products

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Eggs Butter

Cottage Cheese

Cream Cheese

Unfermented Cheese

Mascapone

Milk (cow/goat)

Ricotta

Soy Cream Cheese

Soy Custard

Soy Yoghurt

Plain Yoghurt

Feta

Goats Cheese

Mozarella

Buttermilk

Sour cream

Flavoured yoghurt

Halloumi

Brie

Camembert

Parmesan

Tasty Cheeses

Baking Ingredients

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Agar

Yeast

Baking powder

Baking Soda

Citric Acid

Corn Starch/Flour

Cream of tartar

Gelatin

Gums (guar/xanthan)

Natural vanilla essence

Tartaric Acid

Food colouring Flavoured essences

Snacks

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Rice cakes

Rice Crackers

Potato chips (read ingredients)

Amaranth/Buckwheat chips

Mung Bean Chips

Soybean chips

Biscuits

Store bought cakes

Packet muesli bars

Flavoured rice crackers

Flavoured corn chips

Biscuits/cakes/muesli bars containing preservatives

Hot potato chips

Drinks

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Tea

Rice milk

Water

Soft drinks

Herbal Tea

Decaffeinated Coffee Coffee Soy milk

Cranberry juice

Chai

Cocoa

Orange juice

Energy Drinks

Cola Drinks

Tomato Juice

Vegetable juice

Alcohol

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Whiskey

Vodka

Gin Bourbon

Jager

Rum

Scotch

Flavoured Vodka

Beer

Champagne

Wine

Cider

Spirits

Liqueurs

Sake

Sherry