What foods are high in trimethylamine?
Also know, what foods should be avoided with Trimethylaminuria?
Foods to avoid
- cows' milk.
- seafood and shellfish – freshwater fish is fine.
- liver and kidney.
- supplements containing lecithin.
Beside above, what causes high Tmao? TMAO is formed after you eat foods containing a substance called choline, which is a nutrient found not only in red meat, but also eggs, fish, and poultry. As bacteria in your gut feast on the choline, they produce a substance called trimethylamine (TMA). Your liver takes that TMA and converts it into TMAO.
Thereof, how do I reduce trimethylamine?
Taking low doses of antibiotics to reduce the amount of bacteria in the gut. This suppresses the production of trimethylamine. Taking laxatives can decrease intestinal transit time and reduce the amount of trimethylamine produced in the gut.
Is Trimethylaminuria dangerous?
Because many patients have associated body odours or halitosis, trimethylaminuria sufferers can meet serious difficulties in a social context, leading to other problems such as isolation and depression.