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gluten free diet

Gluten Free Supermarket Shopping

May 28, 2010

Keeping your trolley free of gluten is not always the simplest of errands. Previously we’ve discussed Gluten Safe grains (see my previous article “Inside The Gluten Free Kitchen”) but supermarkets are a maze of gluten products. Use this article to help you make the right choices in the supermarket:
Fruit:
All fresh fruit is gluten free. Buy [...]

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Gluten Free Diet Ineffective? Learn about Cross-Reactivity.

May 7, 2010

People who suffer from gluten sensitivity or celiac disease have one simple solution: a gluten free diet.
However, the human body is complex. For some, simply avoiding gluten is not enough. Cross-reactivity is a condition where your body’s autoimmune antibodies mistake other food proteins for ones you can’t tolerate. Cross-reaction to other foods creates the same [...]

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Gluten Free Party Tricks

April 28, 2010

Celebrations and social get-togethers can be difficult for gluten free dieters. Delicious snacks, wholesome meals and enticing deserts make it hard to resist gluten.
Consider this your gluten free party plan:

1. Talk to your host.
Before the party, try talking to the host about your dietary concerns.  Make sure he/she understands you’re not trying to create more [...]

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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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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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