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The Need to Maintain Good Nutritional Status in the Elderly

January 28, 2010

I have long been concerned about the nutritional adequacy of the diets of most of our senior citizens whether resident in their own homes or in various forms of care. Very often, when left to their own devices many older people cannot be bothered to prepare proper meals and many of them fall into a [...]

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We Can Learn From Studying Other Cultures Acidity and Sodium Dietary Practices

January 20, 2010

Last week I mentioned in High Sodium Levels Linked to Cancer, how Dr. Max Gerson provided us all with valuable information about the health benefits of eating high proportions of fresh fruit and vegetables, instead of foods high in acidity and sodium. This week I will build on this by looking at several long lived [...]

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High Sodium Levels Linked to Cancer

January 13, 2010

In last week’s post, The Dangers of Acidity and Sodium, I wrote about the diet of the Western world containing too many highly processed foods with high proportions of acidity and sodium levels – leading to health serious health problems. I also wrote about Dr. Max Gerson’s discovery of high sodium intake being the cause [...]

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The Dangers of Acidity and Sodium

January 7, 2010

Firstly, I’d like to start this post by wishing all my readers Happy Holidays and Happy New Year. I hope you all enjoyed the festive season as much as I did.
Unfortunately, too large a proportion of most people’s diets is acidic. Bread, pasta, dairy products, meat, tea, coffee, sugar, soft drinks and alcohol are all [...]

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Lifelong Asthma, A Thing Of The Past?

December 21, 2009

Joan reported that she has had severe asthma her entire life. “My memories of childhood were the loneliness of being awake in the night with asthma, unable to lie down because that made it worse, unable to sleep and not wanting to call my parents because there was little they could do.”
She had asked her [...]

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Gluten Free Diet and Arthritis

December 9, 2009

It should surprise you to learn that going on a gluten free diet can reduce or eliminate Rheumatoid Arthritis symptoms.
For example: in 2001, one US study confirmed that going gluten free clinically benefits rheumatoid arthritis patients. In this study 66 patients with active rheumatoid arthritis were randomly assigned to either a vegan gluten free diet [...]

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Osteoporosis and Gluten Sensitivity

December 3, 2009

Autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis can cause osteoporosis, so can gluten sensitivity. In a 2005 study, researchers evaluated 266 individuals with osteoporosis, along with 574 without the condition, to identify the prevalence of coeliac disease. They discovered that close to 5 % of people with osteoporosis had a positive blood test for coeliac disease, [...]

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Autism and Gluten

November 26, 2009

9 Years of Non-Communication
A 9 year old boy was diagnosed with autism at the age of 3. The boy never started talking, found it difficult to stay focused, and had trouble responding to communication. From the age of 7 he finally started saying words spontaneously. When the boy was 9 his parents started him on [...]

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Gluten Sensitivity Can Cause Severe Headaches

November 19, 2009

In 2004 a research study was published examining the link between gluten sensitivity and severe headaches.
The research was focused around “soft” neurologic conditions such as headaches in young adults and children. Headaches were the most commonly found neurologic disorder in the 111 patients with celiac disease. Out of the patients in the study; 64.5% with [...]

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Best on Celiac/Coeliac Disease and Gluten Free Posts of the week 4 | May

May 29, 2009

There are many good people online writing about Gluten Free and health, Coeliac and Celiac disease and symptoms related to the disease.
This is one more of my weekly posts about articles I’ve been reading and I think are worth your time to read.
Tesco asks for ideas from coeliacs |
Living gluten free? Celiac or Coeliac disease? [...]

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