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Gut Inflammation Affects the Brain

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The fundamental mechanism that underlies such seemingly disparate issues as autism, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and various other neurodegenerative conditions, is the process of inflammation. As you will note, this has been a central theme in my recent lectures, television programs, as well as books, as this is what current science is strongly […]

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Why We Get Fat and What To Do About It – A Conversation with Gary Taubes

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In this week’s video, I had the pleasure of interviewing medical researcher and journalist Gary Taubes. Notably, Gary wrote both “Why We Get Fat” and “Good Calories/Bad Calories”, and is a pioneer of the idea that it isn’t fat that makes us fat, but simple sugars and carbohydrates. Join us for an in-depth discussion on […]

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Exercise and Neurogenesis

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I’ve been posting over the past several years about the relationship of Alzheimer’s disease to inflammation, and the process of inflammation in general. More recently we’ve seen information relating LPS, a chemical in the gut, also being related to inflammation. Interestingly, LPS is elevated Alzheimer’s disease as well. The article that we are looking at […]

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Chemotherapy and the Microbiome

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I’ve been receiving a lot of questions lately about the effects of chemotherapy on the gut microbiome. What I’ve discovered is that there is, in fact, very little literature that explores this information. In reading that, we must recognize that about 90% of all the published literature dealing with the microbiome has been published only […]

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Biometrics and the Microbiome

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The data being generated by scientists involved in microbiome research is truly mind-boggling in its scope. The good news is that some of the world’s most talented data scientists are now involved in this research as well. One such individual is Professor Larry Smarr, at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Smarr is a physicist, […]

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CDF Joins With Teal Pumpkin Project to Raise Awareness of Celiac Disease and Food Allergies

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Celiac Disease Foundation is pleased to announce its pledge of support for the Teal Pumpkin Project™, an international initiative that promotes safety, inclusion, and respect of individuals managing food allergies by encouraging households to display a teal pumpkin and provide non-food treats for trick-or-treaters. The Teal Pumpkin Project™ launched as an international campaign last year […]

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Meet Janelle Smith, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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Meet Janelle Smith, UCLA-educated Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and member of CDF’s Medical Advisory Board. Janelle specializes in gastrointestinal symptom management through appropriate nutrition and food choices, helping you adapt to living on a gluten-free diet. As CDF’s new resource to help our community live gluten-free, she is here to provide tips and tricks for Back to […]

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CDF Endorses “Gluten in Medicine Identification Act”

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In 2013, Representative Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) introduced legislation that would apply gluten labeling requirements on all medications, both prescription and over-the-counter. We strongly endorsed this legislation when it was first introduced in 2013, but it never made it to a vote. This year, we pledge to re-double our efforts, along with other celiac disease organizations, […]

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Benefits of Cordyceps and Medicinal Mushrooms

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Today I want to share with you the benefits of cordyceps & other medicinal mushrooms. These mushrooms have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 4000 years and are known as an
“ adaptogenic” food, meaning they help deal with stress and lower cortisol levels.

Here are a few of the main ways cordyceps & medicinal mushrooms heal:

– Fight cancer by inhibiting cancer cell division and growth
– Balance cortisol to decrease stress
– Boost energy levels
– Increase endurance
– Detoxify your liver & entire body

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