The "diseases of affluence," as they are known, include diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis and cancer, and are sometimes referred to as the "Western disease" paradigm. They emerge largely in response to the type of overnourishment that occurs in relatively wealthy societies, and particularly the overconsumption of certain biologically incompatible foods that have become the nutritional centerpiece of agrarian and largely grain-based cultures.
A new study indicates that wheat consumption may contribute to a rare but serious liver disease in children.
We know that wheat harms the gut, which has been called "the second brain." So is it all that surprising to learn that it could have nerve and brain-damaging properties?
Could there be a food-based cure for schizophrenia, bipolar, and depressive disorders? Could two of the most popular foods consumed in the West be a major cause?
Here are four specific things that you can start addressing today to significantly lower your risk for breast cancer.
Not only is Functional Medicine here to stay, it is poised to be the centerpiece in one of the most significant shifts in the health and medical paradigm in the past one hundred years. For anyone who has been paying attention, there has been a virtual war going on between Conventional/Allopathic Medicine and Functional/Natural Medicine since the early 1900s. In fact, this virtual war often became a real war when the medical establishment would attack and try to discredit chiropractors, naturop
Could gluten's toxicity extend to the nervous system, producing symptoms identical to classical Parkinson's disease? A compelling case study adds to a growing body of research indicating that wheat's neurotoxicity is greatly underestimated.
Sayer Ji, the author of "The Dark Side of Wheat," discusses the emerging viewpoint that wheat represents a human species-specific intolerance that should be universally avoided.
Here we present you with the evidence of the universal harm of gluten.
Now that celiac disease has been allowed official entry into the annals of established medical conditions, and gluten intolerance is no longer entirely a fringe medical concept, the time has come to draw attention to the powerful little chemical in wheat known as 'wheat germ agglutinin' (WGA) which is largely responsible for many of wheat's pervasive, and difficult-to-diagnose, ill effects
What are some natural methods to help curb the symptoms of depression and also address the fundamental causes of the condition?
Can Wheat Make You Crazy?
Does the consumption of gluten-containing grains contribute to psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia?
Why is it important to recognize gastrointestinal inflammation? A look at the central role of the duodenum for our health.
Cereal grains—the world’s most abundant food source—can adversely affect human behavior and mental health
Current research indicates a clear relationship between a mother's sensitivity to gluten and the mental health of her child.
Ancient Roman soldiers were punished either with decimation or deprivation of their wheat rations. What does this tell us about the addictive power of wheat?
If you have ever wondered why you should not eat wheat, this article is for you!
The path to wellness is through food
Monsanto’s talk of ‘technology’ tries to hide its real objectives of control over seed through genetic engineering
A "glutenfree" label may not indicate a product free of gluten. Learn about questionable standards and gluten loads of glutenfree labeled products.
Here is why I recommend a gluten free diet to all my patients...
Wheat's weight-promoting effects are newly confirmed. Used to add weight to cattle before slaughter, wheat has been used to pack on the pounds in animal husbandry since the advent of the discipline. Why should we be surprised that it adds weight to humans who eat it as well?
Discover protocols that could lead you into thyroid disease remission