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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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Celiac disease: How gluten invades and sets up an auto-immune reaction

Celiac disease: Why your body thinks gluten is a nasty invasive antigen or ‘bug’. And how – if you keep eating gluten a vicious cycle of damage will ensue. In this post I will set the scene for future posts on dietary strategies to treat celiac disease. A number of recent studies have shown that […]

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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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Unexplained infertility? It might be caused by gluten

Just a quick cut and paste today. (I’m studying for an exam) This topic is a subject that is important and close to my heart. I’ve never been able to get pregnant. Yup – infertile. A loaded word that often makes a woman feel less than a woman. Unexplained infertility. I have no hormonal problems, […]

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Dr Wahls’ super-nutrient paleo diet, that reversed her Multiple Sclerosis

I’ve just finished reading “Minding My Mitochondria: How I overcame secondary progressive multiple sclerosis” By Terry Wahls, MD If you haven’t already see the viral video of Dr Wahls talking about her reversal of Multiple Sclerosis, you must, it is inspiring. As a result of watching her talk I couldn’t wait to read her book […]

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Is a gluten free diet the sport person's secret weapon?

Well this is interesting! Sports people seem to be benefiting from cutting gluten grains out of their diets. And in cutting gluten grains like wheat they also eliminate a host of other ‘nasties’ like Wheat Germ Agglutinin, Gliadin, Gliadomorpin, Aspartic- and glutamic acid, phytic acid and Enzyme inhibitors. Read this new article from Dr Mercola […]

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