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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 **

Pear

Pomegranate

Rhubarb

Rock Mellon

Watermelon

Dragon Fruit

Guava

Logan Fruit

Loquat

Starfruit

Nectarine **

BlackcurrantLycheeNectarine Banana (just ripe)Persimon ApricotAvocado (just ripe)Banana (ripe)Blueberry***

Coconut

Fig

Mango

Pawpaw

Tamarillo

Avocado (very ripe)BlackberryBoysenberryCherry ***

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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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Potato (peeled)LettuceBamboo ShootsBeans

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) BroccoliBroccoliniCauliflowerCorn

Rocket

Pumpkin

Broad BeansEggplantOlivesPickled 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 AlmondBrazilChestnutHazelnut

Macadamia

Peanut

Pecan

Pine Nut

Pistachio

Walnut

Linseed

Pumpkin

Sesame

Sunflower

Almond mealHazelnut mealMarzipanNut paste

Peanut Butter

Roasted Nuts

Grains

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Brown riceOatsPopcornWhite Rice

Quinoa

Wheat/Gluten

Wild Rice

Amaranth

Buckwheat

Psyllium Husks

Sago

Barley

Couscous

Rye

Arrowroot

Sourdough bread FlourOats (flavoured)Popcorn (flavoured)Polenta

Sweets

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
SugarCarobCaramelGolden Syrup

Maple Syrup

Mint flavoured sweets

Chewing gum

Agave

Brown Rice Syrup

CocoaMilk ChocolateWhite chocolate Caramel syrup (with preservatives)ChocolateSpreadsJams

Maple flavoured syrup

Fruit flavoured sweets

Throat lozenges

Seasonings, Condiments, Sauces and Toppings

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
Applesauce GarlicChivesParsleyBasil

Chilli

Herbs and spices

Saffron

Shallots

Salt

Lemon grass

Mint

Pepper

Rosemary

Sage

Thyme

MaltVinegarRice Vinegar Coconut milk/creamNatural GravyCinnamonCloves

Nutmeg

Soymilk

Curry powder

Fermented productsSaucesStock cubes/powder/liquidChicken salt

Fish sauce

Oyster sauce

Meat extract

Mustard

Soy Sauce

Miso

Tamari

Tomato Sauce

Fats and Oils

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
GheeMargarineCorn oilCanola Oil

Rice Bran

Soy oil

Sunflower Oil

Butter

Lard Coconut oilPeanut oilOlive oil Almond oilAvocado oilExtra Virgin Olive OilSesame Oil

Walnut oil

Commercial salad

Dressings and mayonnaise

Meat

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
OctopusOystersScallopsSquid

Calamari

Tripe

Chicken (skinless)

LambBeef (fresh)CrayfishMussels

Oysters

Rabbit

Scallop

Veal

White Fish

Salmon (wild/fresh)Tuna (fresh)Duck Salmon (farmed/fresh)VenisonChicken Skin Processed meatHamBeef (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 ButterCottage CheeseCream CheeseUnfermented Cheese

Mascapone

Milk (cow/goat)

Ricotta

Soy Cream Cheese

Soy Custard

Soy Yoghurt

Plain Yoghurt

FetaGoats CheeseMozarella ButtermilkSour creamFlavoured yoghurtHalloumi BrieCamembertParmesanTasty Cheeses

Baking Ingredients

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
AgarYeastBaking powderBaking 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 cakesRice CrackersPotato chips (read ingredients)Amaranth/Buckwheat chips

Mung Bean Chips

Soybean 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 drinks

Herbal Tea

Decaffeinated Coffee Coffee Soy milkCranberry juice ChaiCocoaOrange juiceEnergy Drinks

Cola Drinks

Tomato Juice

Vegetable juice

Alcohol

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Negligible Low Moderate High Very high
WhiskeyVodka Gin BourbonJagerRumScotch

Flavoured Vodka

BeerChampagneWineCider

Spirits

Liqueurs

Sake

Sherry


Amine Food List, Wellington | Total Health Chiropractic