Allergy or intolerance diets

These documents are part of the ACI Diet Specifications for Adult Inpatients. They are not to be used for patient education.

Allergy diet - additive low

A diet that excludes foods containing artificial colours, certain natural colours, flavour enhancers and preservatives.

Allergy diet - amine low

A diet with a reduced amine content.

Allergy diet - berries free

A diet that excludes all berries.

Allergy diet - caffeine free

A diet without foods containing caffeine.

Allergy diet - citrus free

A diet without any citrus products.

Allergy diet - colour low

A diet that excludes foods containing artificial colours and certain natural colours.

Allergy diet - egg free

A diet that excludes eggs or egg products.

Allergy diet - elimination moderate

A diet that excludes food chemicals that lead to moderate food sensitivity reactions.

Allergy diet - elimination simple

A diet that excludes food chemicals that lead to mild food sensitivity reactions.

Allergy diet - elimination strict

A diet that excludes foods and chemicals that lead to severe food sensitivity and allergy reactions.

Allergy diet - fish free

A diet that excludes fish and products containing those foods.

Allergy diet - FODMAPs low

A diet that reduce the level of fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols (FODMAPs).

Allergy diet - fructose low

A diet with reduced fructose, sucrose and sorbitol content.

Allergy diet - glutamate low

A diet that excludes foods naturally high in free glutamate, and food additives containing glutamate.

Allergy diet - gluten free

A diet that excludes all products containing the cereal protein gluten.

Allergy diet - lactose low

A diet with a significantly reduced level of lactose (the sugar in mammalian milks).

Allergy diet - latex free

A diet that excludes all foods that might cause reactions in individuals with latex allergy.

Allergy diet - lupin free

A diet that excludes food products containing lupin ingredients and derivatives.

Allergy diet - milk free

A diet that excludes milk protein and all foods that may contain milk protein.

Allergy diet - no capsicum / chilli

A diet that strictly excludes all capsicum.

Allergy diet - no garlic (strict)

A diet that strictly excludes all varieties of garlic.

Allergy diet - no mushroom (strict)

A diet that strictly excludes all mushroom.

Allergy diet - no onion (strict)

A diet that strictly excludes all varieties of onion.

Allergy diet - no tomato (strict)

A diet that strictly excludes all tomato.

Allergy diet - nut free

A diet that eliminates peanuts (ground nuts), tree nuts and their products.

Allergy diet - preservative low

A diet low in added preservatives.

Allergy diet - red meat (mammalian) free

A diet that excludes excludes raw and cooked lamb, pork, beef, rabbit, kangaroo, goat, buffalo, venison and their derivatives.

Allergy diet - salicylate low

A diet that excludes significant sources of naturally occurring salicylates, and flavourings high in salicylates.

Allergy diet - sesame free

A diet that eliminates sesame seeds and their products.

Allergy diet - shellfish free

A diet that excludes shellfish (crustaceans and molluscs) and products containing those foods. Patients on this diet can eat white fish, sardines, anchovies, tuna and salmon.

Allergy diet - soy free

A diet that excludes all foods containing soy protein.

Allergy diet - stone fruit free

To provide a diet that excludes all common stone fruits found in the Australian food chain.

Allergy diet - sucrose low

A diet with reduced sucrose content.

Allergy diet - sulphite low

A diet that excludes foods high in sulphur dioxide and other sulphites.

Allergy diet - tropical fruit free

A diet that strictly excludes all common tropical fruits found in the Australian food chain.

Allergy diet - wheat free

A diet that excludes all wheat products.

Allergy diet - yeast free

A diet that excludes yeast and yeast products.

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