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Book Review: 7 Day Allergy Makeover

While browsing in a local bookstore, I found myself in the food allergy section. Can you believe even small bookstores now have allergy and food allergy sections within their stores? Picking up the 7 Day Allergy Makeover, I questioned whether allergies could be entirely eliminated. Understanding that my nickel food allergy is a chronic condition, my interest in reading the book was to examine other areas in my life I could modify for the better.
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Nickel in our Tap Water

When I was first diagnosed with my allergy, I only considered being aware of all the food I ate that could have traces of nickel. I never considered how the tap water I drink could be a “trigger,” until I read Barbara Njuguna’s personal story about how she was “nickel poisoned” after drinking tap water.
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