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The Gluten Summit; Interviews with the World’s Experts on Gluten, download on special through Cyber Monday

29 experts and opinion leaders gathered to prove to the world that it MUST ask, “Could health issues be caused by gluten?” THE ANSWERS THEY GAVE WERE ASTONISHING! Is gluten the cause of your health problems? It very well could be. Fortunately, Dr. Tom O’Bryan has made it part of his personal mission to move this […]

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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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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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Menopause, paleo diet and weight gain

I’m on a personal mission. I’m menopausal and my tummy is growing. I don’t like it and I don’t want it and I’d like to find a way to stop it. My passion for nutrition started with a personal mission. I’ve changed my diet so many times over the years. To lose weight (crazy diets […]

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Gluten and your brain – quick links

Many years ago when I first got enthusiastic about nutrition (specifically the zone diet) I received this story from a woman who’s brain fog and depression disappeared when she started the Zone diet. Here’s what she said: “I am 49 years old, and ever since my teens I have suffered from depression, lack of energy, […]

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Long Hard Road out of Hell or Why Fat Girl went Primal (an inspiring story from Robbwolf.com)

Robb Wolf has just posted a fantastic story of a journey from ill health to wellness, and a nutrition journey that includes the Zone diet and Paleo diet. Told with humour and heart, it gave me goosebumps. Thanks Cheryl for sharing this with Robb (and the world): “Being a little OCD I have a strict […]

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"Why I Hate Nutritionists" (by a type 1 diabetic who failed to control blood sugar following diabetes nutritionist advice)

Why I Hate Nutritionists By Psycho Milt NO MINISTER blog (http://nominister.blogspot.com/) “My wife pointed out to me a bit in the Sunday paper yesterday about cooking for guests with special dietary requirements, among which was diabetes (I’m a type 1 diabetic, ie the insulin-injections one). Apparently, if you’re cooking for a diabetic, no foods are […]

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Hashimotos, Auto-immune thyroid disease, avoid gluten like the plague

I see a number of people with Hashimotos or auto-immune thyroid disease. In this disease your body makes anti-bodies that attack the thyroid tissue, these can cause more and more damage to the point where the thyroid is unable to make thyroid hormones. I have Hashimotos, fortunately I am symptomless, and so no treatment is […]

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It’s Flu Season – How to boost your immunity

Why do some people get lightly touched by a virus, yet others are off work ill for a week or more? Why do viruses spread and affect people far more severely in the winter? With the swine flu scare, and the seasonal increase in colds and flu’s none of us want to be debilitated by […]

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