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A "glutenfree" label may not indicate a product free of gluten. Learn about questionable standards and gluten loads of glutenfree labeled products.
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In the Shadow of the Olympics. Why the not-quite Olympic athletes may be more in danger of developing feel-good addictions.
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Are you aware that aspirin allergy may translate to food allergies? An aspirin a day may not keep the doctor away. Aspirin and salicylic acid allergy appears to be most common in HLA-II type individuals, which includes many non-celiac and celiac gluten sensitive persons.
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Duodenal inflammation (a bloated gut) commonly occurs in conjunction with many other conditions. Here we look at the healing process and steps involved from a natural medicine view.
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) appears to show up most frequently in those at risk of developing metabolic syndrome and diabetes.
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More on the Calcium Controversy: Research does not distinguish between the calcium leached from bones and teeth in response to inflammation and the calcium from supplement intake.
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Retinoic acid causes inflammation. In an odd twist, nature reverses the important anti-inflammatory and growth factor related role of vitamin A: its metabolite retinoic acid partners with interleukin-15 (IL-15) to produce inflammation in some HLA-DQ2/DQ8 gene carriers.
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The FDA calls them food defects and defines its permissible "Food Defect Action Levels" as listed in their online booklet to be "the levels of natural or unavoidable defects in foods that present no health hazards for humans."
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Why is it important to recognize gastrointestinal inflammation? A look at the central role of the duodenum for our health.
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Diabetes, mineral and nutritional deficiencies. Why taking supplements may not be the straight forward solution they are made out to be.
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This field of research into the eye-brain interaction is raising exciting possibilities in the very near future. Ancient techniques in a 21st century technical cloak? A personal report and outlook...
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Newest 1st quarter pharma earnings, their relation to diabetes and what conclusions we can draw.
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Discussing the challenges and misunderstandings about what makes for a healthy glutenfree lifestyle with the example of a grain-free Paleolithic diet.
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Global awareness about Celiac disease (CD) is growing—unfortunately, along with some rather unhelpful perceptions. It doesn't help that "celiac disease" has become a generic blanket term not unlike how "Kleenex" today signifies no more than a box of tissue paper of any brand. So, in the public mind, "celiac disease" today stands for everything connected to a reaction to gluten.
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Research reviews ask for therapies designed to target inflammatory cells and reduce non-specific side effects. Homeopathic Blatta orientalis shows promise in research as well as in clinical practice as a bronchodilator, anti-anaphylactic, anti-asthmatic, mast cells stabilizer, IgE and eosinophil cell count suppressant.

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