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A vegan trying to avoid phytoestrogens sounds like a recipe for protein deficiency. There are alternatives to soy of course but they’ve supposedly got a fair amount of phytoestrogens too.
I guess you could in principle eat loads and loads of cauliflower and rapini but realistically…
Are you taking a supplement? If not, have you been checked for lysine deficiency lately?

About hummus and peanuts, I wouldn’t be surprised if they were trigger foods for you. Fats and salt can be an issue. But possibly it’s something else entierly that gets your immune system worked up.
If you’re talking about industrially-processed foods, there could be a common ingredient. Otherwise, one attack per food doesn’t even qualify as a coincidence yet.