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Which foods are high in tannins?

Hi - I think I may be allergic to tannins, and am trying to find out which foods are the worst offenders in this category. I have determined I cannot handle chocolate (boo hoo, because I am a chocoholic), red wine, and anything with the coloring agent annatto. There may be others. Are the above high in tannins?
Fri, 10 Jul 2015
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hello user, yes the above mentioned foods are high in tannins - apart from them tannins are in rich amount in apple juice,grape juice,black tea, cocoa powder, beer, legumes, cashewnuts, walnuts, berries, barley etc. you can consult a nutritionist / dietician for the suitable sustitutes in your diet. hope i answered your query- if satisfied please rate the answer
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