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Conditions Associated with Gluten Sensitivity – Neurological Diseases Part 2

August 31, 2010

Neurological Diseases Part 2
One of the first symptoms of gluten sensitivity and neurological disorders, are unexplained, frequent headaches.
The M.D. of the Royal Hallmashire Hospital in Sheffield, England – Marios Hadjivassiliou, studied four male and six female patients suffering from headaches and gluten sensitivity – some of which also had unsteadiness or ataxia. The patients had [...]

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Conditions Associated with Gluten Sensitivity – Neurological Diseases Part 1

August 24, 2010

Neurological Diseases Part 1
People suffering from neurological diseases of unknown causes have a far greater frequency of gluten sensitivity than those of the general population.
One study in particular showed 57 percent of patients with neurological disorders of unknown origin had elevated levels of antigliadin antibodies, compared to only 12 percent in the control group.
This is [...]

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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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Tests Show a Gluten-Free Diet Can Reduce Thyroid Dysfunction Part 1

October 1, 2009

For many years people were aware of the link between celiac disease and thyroid dysfunction but recent tests uncovered some interesting developments. In 2001, scientists conducted tests to measure the prevalence of coeliac disease in people with autoimmune thyroid dysfunction. They tested blood from 200 individuals with autoimmune thyroiditis, 50 who were found to have [...]

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Organic Food and the Relationship with Celiac Disease

September 24, 2009

In this video I discuss the relationship between organic food and celiac disease and touch on the importance of soil quality.

Best Regards
Paul Smith
glutenfreehealth.net

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Is a Balanced Gluten Free Diet Possible? Part 2

September 17, 2009

This post carries on from my last article “Is a Balanced Gluten Free Diet Possible? Part 1”.
I have recently been greatly encouraged by the growing success of Stephanie Alexander’s Schools project where children of primary school age are introduced as part of their school curricula to the concepts of growing their own fresh fruit, vegetables [...]

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Is a Balanced Gluten Free Diet Possible? Part 1

September 10, 2009

The answer to this question is most assuredly yes! It all depends upon the selection and combination of foods.
One of the biggest issues is that most people take and translate their poor pre diagnosis food and dietary choices into a gluten free version of their original unsatisfactory dietary regime and in the process often fail [...]

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Life Changing Gluten Free Diets

August 17, 2009

Gluten sensitivity can manifest itself in many different ways and a gluten free diet has brought relief to people in a range of circumstances.
In this and following posts I will share with you stories from around the world about sufferers with different circumstances whose lives changed after switching to a gluten free diet.
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Help for food allergy sufferers – GF health link guide

June 30, 2009

People with life-threatening allergies are advised to carry an adreline (Epipen) injection, wear a medic alert bracelet and have an anaphylaxis action plan.
This is downloadable from the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy at www.allergy.org.au
Anaphylaxis Australia provides a lot of useful information on their website, from food recalls and alerts to tips on living [...]

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Gluten Free Celebrations for Gluten Sensitive and Coeliac Celiac Disease Kids

December 29, 2008

It’s that time of the year again!
Christmas, New Year, Birthday Parties and holidays generally can be a very exciting time for kids. However, for children with Gluten Sensitivity including Coeliac / Celiac Disease a little more attention and thought is required to make sure these festivities are just as special.
All children should be able to [...]

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