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Oct 22, 2009 07:44 PM

what foods can't you eat anymore that are killing you?

There are a bunch of foods that I can't eat anymore, for medical reasons. I miss them, and it's killing me that I can't have them anymore. What else is off limits to you chowhounds that you miss?

Foie gras
other organ meats - brain, liver, kidney, heart, tongue...

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    1. waaay too many since i had to give up gluten and soy.

      1. Dh developed a major intolerance of peppers/chilli, and we had to give up Mexican food because it makes him sick as a dog! And that sucks royally!!! Especially since his seafood allergy means we had to give up seafood restaurants and Asian restaurants already because there's too much danger of contamination with shellfish...

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        1. re: Kajikit

          Kajikit, sounds like you need a BFF (best foodie friend) that you can go out for Mexican and seafood with at least once in a while. I'm sorry to hear about your husband's food maladies but that shouldn't prevent you from ever eating such things again. Just don't rub it in when you get home.

          1. re: Kajikit

            Gosh, there's all sorts of Mexican food that doesn't require chilis. And I know plenty of people with seafood allergies who go to Chinese restos. KtinNYC is one.

          2. I control my diabetes with low carb, so I avoid starches and sugars almost entirely. Only things I ever miss are fresh hot pizza and everything bagels.

            1. I am currently on a soft food diet due to orthodontia (surprise!), so I am really missing a lot of things. They include:
              -crusty bread
              -salads of every type
              -fresh fruit
              -vegetable of all types that have not been cooked to mush
              -generally being able to eat what others around me are eating