The Six-Food Elimination Diet for Eosinophilic Esophagitis Increases Grocery Shopping Cost and Complexity

@article{AsherWolf2016TheSE,
  title={The Six-Food Elimination Diet for Eosinophilic Esophagitis Increases Grocery Shopping Cost and Complexity},
  author={W. Asher Wolf and Kevin Z. Huang and Raquel Durban and Zahra Iqbal and Benjamin S. Robey and Farah Khalid and Evan S. Dellon},
  journal={Dysphagia},
  year={2016},
  volume={31},
  pages={765-770}
}
The six-food elimination diet (SFED), where dairy, wheat, eggs, soy, nuts, and seafood are avoided, is an effective treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Patient-related costs of this approach, however, are unknown. We aimed to assess the cost of and ease of shopping for an SFED compared to an unrestricted diet. A dietitian with expertise in EoE generated menus meeting dietary requirements for a week’s worth of meals for the SFED and an unrestricted diet. We compared prices and the… Expand
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