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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
AppleBlueberry *Honey Dew MellonPeach **PearPomegranateRhubarbRock MellonWatermelonDragon FruitGuavaLogan FruitLoquatStarfruitNectarine ** BlackcurrantLycheeNectarine Banana (just ripe)Persimon ApricotAvocado (just ripe)Banana (ripe)Blueberry***CoconutFigMangoPawpawTamarillo Avocado (very ripe)BlackberryBoysenberryCherry ***Processed coconutCranberry ***Currant ***Dates ***GrapesGrapefruitKiwifruitLemon ***Lime ***MandarinOrangePassionfruitPineapplePlumPrune

Raisin

Strawberry

Tangelo

Tangerine

Tomato

Nectarine ***

Peach ***

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

Vegetables

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Potato(peeled)

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

Lettuce

Garlic Potato (unpeeled) Broccoli

Broccolini

Cauliflower

Corn

Rocket

 

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 AlmondBrazilChestnutHazelnutMacadamiaPeanutPecanPine NutPistachioWalnutLinseedPumpkinSesameSunflower Almond mealHazelnut mealMarzipanNut pastePeanut ButterRoasted Nuts

Grains

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Brown riceOatsPopcornWhite RiceQuinoaWheat/GlutenWild RiceAmaranthBuckwheatPsyllium HusksSagoBarleyCouscousRyeArrowroot Sourdough bread FlourOats (flavoured)Popcorn (flavoured)Polenta

Sweets

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
SugarCarobCaramelGolden SyrupMaple SyrupMint flavoured sweetsChewing gumAgaveBrown Rice Syrup CocoaMilk ChocolateWhite chocolate Caramel syrup (with preservatives)ChocolateSpreadsJamsMaple flavoured syrupFruit flavoured sweetsThroat lozenges

Seasonings, Condiments, Sauces and Toppings

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Applesauce GarlicChivesParsleyBasilChilliHerbs and spicesSaffronShallotsSaltLemon grassMintPepperRosemarySageThyme MaltVinegarRice Vinegar Coconut milk/creamNatural GravyCinnamonClovesNutmegSoymilkCurry powder Fermented productsSaucesStock cubes/powder/liquidChicken saltFish sauceOyster sauceMeat extractMustardSoy SauceMisoTamariTomato Sauce

Fats and Oils

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
GheeMargarineCorn oilCanola OilRice BranSoy oilSunflower OilButter Lard Coconut oilPeanut oilOlive oil Almond oilAvocado oilExtra Virgin Olive OilSesame OilWalnut oilCommercial saladDressings and mayonnaise

Meat

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
OctopusOystersScallopsSquidCalamariTripeChicken (skinless) LambBeef (fresh)CrayfishMusselsOystersRabbitScallopVealWhite Fish Salmon (wild/fresh)Tuna (fresh)Duck Salmon (farmed/fresh)VenisonChicken Skin Processed meatHamBeef (aged)PrawnsLiverSausageSalamiSeasoned meatShrimpSurimiCanned Tuna

Dairy and Soy Products

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Eggs ButterCottage CheeseCream CheeseUnfermented CheeseMascaponeMilk (cow/goat)RicottaSoy Cream CheeseSoy CustardSoy YoghurtPlain Yoghurt FetaGoats CheeseMozarella ButtermilkSour creamFlavoured yoghurtHalloumi BrieCamembertParmesanTasty Cheeses

Baking Ingredients

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
AgarYeastBaking powderBaking SodaCitric AcidCorn Starch/FlourCream of tartarGelatinGums (guar/xanthan)Natural vanilla essenceTartaric Acid Food colouring Flavoured essences

Snacks

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Rice cakesRice CrackersPotato chips (read ingredients)Amaranth/Buckwheat chipsMung Bean ChipsSoybean chips BiscuitsStore bought cakesPacket muesli bars Flavoured rice crackersFlavoured corn chipsBiscuits/cakes/muesli bars containing preservativesHot potato chips

Drinks

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
TeaRice milkWaterSoft drinksHerbal Tea Decaffeinated Coffee Coffee Soy milkCranberry juice ChaiCocoaOrange juiceEnergy DrinksCola DrinksTomato JuiceVegetable juice

Alcohol

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
WhiskeyVodka Gin BourbonJagerRumScotchFlavoured Vodka BeerChampagneWineCiderSpiritsLiqueursSakeSherry

Amine Food List, Wellington | Total Health Chiropractic