True food allergies should be respected. For instance, if you are allergic to certain sea foods, then by all means, do not eat them. If you know you have a milk sensitivity, listen to your body and limit your milk intake. You will know your own sensitivities, hungers, and nutritional needs. Use common sense. However, there are many more incidents of simple food sensitivities that are not true allergies. You might try tiny portions of these foods and see how your body responds. Let your body tell you if it wants or needs or does not want certain foods. By decreasing your portion sizes, you may discover that you will not experience reactions to foods like you did in the past. Any severe conditions that persist need to be treated by a physician.
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