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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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Caffeine affects your sleep. No ifs, no buts.

Today’s NZ Sunday Star Times had a short article on how and why any amount of caffeine can affect your sleep, from research done at Massey University’s Sleep / Wake Research Centre. Fascinating – I was reminded of a story nutritionist Dr Libby Weaver related, of how a client stopped her one breakfast coffee – […]

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Fructose Intake Associated With an Increased Risk for Gout

Gout is a significant problem in New Zealand especially amongst the indigenous Maori population. This article explains there is a distinct link in studies between Fructose and increased uric acid and gout. Gout is also connected with metabolic syndrome, sleep apnea, and taking statin medication. And interestingly besides treating these issues, coffee consumption has been […]

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