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I'm 20 years old and female. I don't get my greens and I hardly eat fruit. When I do have fruit, it is usually oranges, apples, grapes or bananas.

I know I should eat green vegetables, so the other week I had my first salad, which wasn't as bad as I had thought all these years. But now, just the thought of eating leafy greens is making me feel physically sick to think about.

I'm an anxious person and I don't want to get ill, so last week I tried to eat good foods when really I just wanted salty and sugary food. I had a jacket potatoe for example, which made me feel slightly sick afterwards, but I made sure I ate the whole thing.

I'm a pick eater and I only eat a small range of foods as I have no physical interest in eating others - such as salmon (which I forced myself to eat and I found disgusting to taste) or pastas. I prefer to eat tinned pasta, soup, fish, lamb/beaf/pork, bread, corn, potatoes, butter, chicken. I don't eat pizza, bacon, fry-ups, yogurt, chinese/indian/Tai take aways.

Am I just fussy or could it have something to do with my taste buds?

I used to eat culcumber when small, but I don't remember why I stopped. I ate cheese daily at school for 11 odd years and now I feel sick when I try to eat it again. The same with grapes, though I had only started eating them this year. I don't know why I suddenly feel sick when I eat them.

I don't like lunch times at work and would prefer to eat nothing unless I have the chance of eating at home. But I make sure I have three meals a day as by 12pm at lunch, I start to feel slightly lightheaded unless I've been snacking on apples or chocolate mid-morning.

I don't smoke or drink any alcohol. I only drink orange juice, water, milk, cola and lemonade.

I'm not fat. I weigh 130 pounds and am 5' 4.

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The reason you could feel sick when you eat those foods is because they're good for you. Honestly. If you haven't eaten them in a while, they may be doing some detoxifying in your body, causing you to feel nauseous. Try for a full week eating fruits and vegetables, even if you get sick. (Of course, take it easy.) This way your body can get used to eating these healthy foods.
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