So Is Shiitake Mushroom High in Histamine?
Despite popular opinion, Shiitake mushrooms are probably low in histamines if they are kept extra fresh. However, mushrooms are known to trigger symptoms for a large percentage of patients who have histamine problems; it might not have anything to do with the amines found in mushrooms.
Each individual has a unique dietary trigger. Your response to Shiitake mushrooms might be different from another. The low-histamine diet helps to decrease symptoms of conditions such as histamine Intolerance (HIT) and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS).
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We did our best to provide accurate information about histamine levels in shiitake mushrooms; however, we recommend working with a nutritionist to guide you through the diet and learn about your individual needs. Keep in mind, there are several lists of histamine-containing foods. Some are science-based, while others are patient-experience-based. Use these lists as a jumping-off point to create your own, customized list of trigger foods.
You know your body better than anyone else.