Tag Archives: Hashimotos

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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I'm off to the Ancestral Health Symposium

Just about everyone in the paleo world is descending on UCLA to be at the first ever Ancestral Health Symposium on the 5th and 6th August. Paleo eating has made such a difference to my life, and I’m excited to be meeting or at least listening to many of the people who have taught and […]

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Final thoughts on my 30 days of auto-immune paleo

Well – its the last day today of 30 days auto-immune paleo eating, and I just wanted to round off with a my results and some observations. Here are the changes I made from what I had been eating prior: Strictly cutting out nightshades; potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers No nuts or seeds No dairy, not […]

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My 30 day strict alcohol free auto-immune paleo diet

I’ve never done this before – 30 days of strict no alcohol paleo eating without cheats. Yes I tell people to do it – but I’ve NEVER done it. I have been strictly gluten free, low dairy, low nightshade paleo for about 2 years. I have a few small cheats here and there – something […]

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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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