When children experience respiratory, digestive, behavioral, or other health challenges, many parents naturally seek out dietary solutions. Unfortunately, the prevailing confusion in this area provides fertile ground for misconceptions and counterproductive dietary fads. Among contemporary trends, avoiding gluten and/or dairy products are two of the most popular. Does taking … [Read more...]
Eliminating Foods that Make You Sick
For more years than she cares to remember, La Vaughn Kemnow, 73, of Chiloquin, Oregon, was plagued by unrelenting stomach ailments, heartburn, bloating, sharp pain along with extreme mental and physical fatigue. Whatever virus or bug happened to be floating around, Kemnow would catch. "Eventually I got so sick, I had to quit my job and rely on my aging mother to do all my … [Read more...]
Gluten and Dairy Cause Brain Autoimmunity
A recent study shows a significant portion of the US population not only reacts to gluten and dairy but also that this reaction causes the immune system to destroy brain and nervous tissue in a scenario called neurological autoimmunity (as evidenced by positive tissue antibodies). With the explosion of Alzheimer?s, Parkinson?s, autism, childhood development disorders, and other … [Read more...]
The Best Diet Type?
Robb Wolf was the son of perpetually sick parents, both of whom suffered numerous health problems. "From an early age, I was steeped in ?fun' things like gallbladder surgeries, high triglycerides, pacemakers, asthma, emphysema, and arthritis," he writes. "Memories of my parents include a dizzying combination of medical worries, doctor visits, and medications." Like many … [Read more...]