Practical tips for managing sulphite sensitivity, continued from Justine Bold's article.
A sulphite-free diet is fairly hard to implement and requires lifestyle changes, as more time has to be spent cooking foods and shopping – but it is worth it for a sensitive individual!
• Pre-prepared and packaged foods, sauces, vinegars and condiments, many snacks and soft drinks, most wine, all ciders and most beers have to be avoided.
Avoid sulphited E numbers in the following foods
• Sausages (usually contain metabisulphite - an organic butcher may sell without MBS)
NB Beer/lager commonly has sulphites added as a preservative and some may be formed naturally during fermentation. Biodynamic wines use fewer chemicals in production and sulphites are avoided during the production process. I suggest that you contact the producer to check the content and opt for reds rather than whites.
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