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Rheumatoid arthritis – foods that trigger, and diet that helps

In my last post I talked about how a low carb diet can be miraculous for those with an auto-immune disease. Although reducing carbohydrates reduces blood sugar and insulin levels, and consequently inflammatory markers, this is unlikely to be the main reason a low carbohydrate diet works in reducing auto-immune disease. I’ve blogged in the […]

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One overlooked reason low carb diets work that has nothing to do with being low carb

Read this from a comment on Jimmy Moore’s website “I  have suffered for 35 years with devastating Rhuematoid arthritis… I have taken prednisone daily for all those years. ….Now for the real shocker at least for me. I have been able to wean almost all the way off prednisone – down from 5 to 2…” […]

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Dr Terry Wahls guest post about her new book “The Wahls Protocol”

Thanks to Julianne, you may know my story: I have progressive multiple sclerosis, which I manage with a specialized diet that feeds my cells what they need. My first book, Minding My Mitochondria, describes this diet, which maximizes nutrition for my mitochondria and brain cells  and is based on my own research, Paleo and hunter-gatherer […]

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NZ nutritionist Jess shares the diet that put her Ulcerative Colitis into remission

 By Jess Fisk, NZ Nutritionist. Three years in remission without medication for Ulcerative Colitis, an auto-immune Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Here is a little insight of my journey with Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and how I have stayed in remission for 3 years, almost symptom free without any medication. UC is a form of inflammatory bowel disease […]

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Non celiac gluten sensitivity – a case study

Non celiac gluten sensitivity is becoming a recognised health condition distinct from celiac disease, but in my observation is not yet recognised by many doctors. This is perhaps because much of the clinical literature is fairly recent. Many people suffer a range of unexplained health problems, often similar to those suffered by celiac patients, for […]

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Paleo Seminar: Auckland July 11th, 6.30 – 9.00pm

Paleo Nutrition Seminar now scheduled:   Auckland: Thursday July 11th 6.30 – 9.00pm. Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Rd. $45.00 (includes Paleo Guidebook) See this post for more information on Seminar contents: Paleo Seminar To book a place: Contact me by phone or email to book a place juliannetaylor at xtra dot co dot […]

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Celiac disease? Why you should not eat dairy, corn, quinoa, oats and instant coffee.

In my last post I outlined how gluten triggered an immune reaction and damaged the gut cells in genetically predisposed people. In this post I will look at studies that show gluten grains are not the only food to cause problems for those with celiac: Casein and dairy products can inflame the gut Non gluten […]

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Who says the paleo diet is meat-centric?

Not for me it isn’t. Like many paleo people I eat a lot of vegetables (problably more than your average vegan) Just thought I’d post a pic of my dinner last night: Sicilian Chicken (recipe to come), 100 grams chicken breast (about a palm size = approx 25 g protein) Cauliflower rice, about 1/2 cup […]

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Fish allergy and rheumatoid arthritis- OmegaRx and gluten free auto-immmune paleo diet to the rescue

I found this very interesting so this is just a quick post to share. I saw a new client last week, a woman with Rheumatoid arthritis. My immediate recommendation was a strict gluten free auto-immune paleo diet that included a lot of fish and seafood, as the omega 3 in seafood is highly anti-inflammatory and […]

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Paleo reverses Psoriatic arthritis. Paleo seminars January

This comment blew me away when I read it a couple of days ago. It is from Anya, who has an extremely painful auto-immune condition called psoriatic arthritis. “Thanks for a great website it was extremely helpful to me in 2011 when I was diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis! I just turned 41 and was back […]

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