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what's with wheat

I just watched this on Netflix the other night - pretty interesting film. Dr Terry Wahls has a big part in it. If you can believe everything in this film, you'll never eat gluten again!
https://whatswithwheat.com/
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Seasonal diet - Asparagus benefits for MS?

Where I live, we're in the thick of asparagus season (and on the tail end of fiddlehead season ... well, in the grocery store at least - according to reports, in the local wilds the fiddleheads are long gone).

Picked up two bunches of asparagus yesterday, probably bunches #9 and #10 of the season. Since i eat it only on a local seasonal basis, asparagus has not tended to make it into any of my ...
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one for the merry swanksters

i googled 'ms is a hoax' and this came up

http://www.pcrm.org/health/health-topic ... et-fact-or

hahaha! dr swank has a fan (one of many obvi). i had to look up this committee. learned about their jousting with the AMA etc.

anyhoo, being as focused as i am on micronutrients i am appallingly uninformed in the macronutrient department. but what i do know is that in my case i had to work ...
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2017 review: The role of diet in multiple sclerosis

The role of diet in multiple sclerosis: A review
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1 ... 17.1303016
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a multifactorial, inflammatory, and neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system, where environmental factors interact with genetic susceptibility. The role of diet on MS has not been comprehensively elucidated; therefore, through an extensive search of relevant literature, this review reports the most significant evidence regarding nutrition as a possible co-factor influencing the inflammatory ...
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2017 study: whole grain oats antioxidant, antiinflammatory

Whole grain oats, more than just a fiber: Role of unique phytochemicals
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1 ... 00715/full
Oats are a good source of soluble dietary fiber, especially β-glucan, which has outstanding functional and nutritional properties. β-Glucan is considered to be the major active component of oats because of its cholesterol-lowering and antidiabetic effects. However, the nutritional benefits of oats appear to go beyond fiber to bioactive phytochemicals with strong antioxidant and ...
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2016 study: who is food insecure?

Who Is Food Insecure? Implications for Targeted Recruitment and Outreach, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005–2010
full text link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5063607/
"... Food insecurity affected 19.3% of US adults (95% confidence interval, 17.9%–20.7%). People who were food insecure reported poorer health and less health care access than those who were food secure (P < .001 for all). Among those who were food insecure, 58.0% received no assistance, 20.3% received ...
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2016 study: integrating dietitians into primary health care

Integrating dietitians into primary health care: benefits for patients, dietitians and the general practice team
http://www.publish.csiro.au/HC/pdf/HC16018
ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTION: Dietetic service delivery in primary health care is an emerging area of dietetic practice in New Zealand.
AIM: This paper aims to describe the dietetic services being delivered in this setting and dietitians’ perceptions of the factors that have an effect on their ability to deliver an optimal service.
METHODS: Individual, ...
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study: vegetables now toxic. awesome.

recap. cadmium is nearly identical structurally to zinc. so much so that you have to watch out for cd contamination in zn supplements. cadmium ties up your zinc receptors; cadmium toxicity symptoms are a good match for symptoms of zinc depletion. fun fun fun.

Toxicity of cadmium and its health risks from leafy vegetable consumption
http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlel ... ivAbstract
Cadmium (Cd) is a highly toxic heavy metal and has spread ...
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study: intersection of climate/env, food, nutrition & health

oh man am i looking forward to checking out the full text on this one

Raiten, D. J., & Aimone, A. M. (2017). The intersection of climate/environment, food, nutrition and health: crisis and opportunity. Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 44, 52-62.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar ... 6916302336

Climate/environmental change (C-E-C) is affecting human health and quality of life. Significant attention has been given to the impact of C-E-C on food supply, and food ...
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study: nutrition/fasting in autoimmune prevention/treatment

Choi, I. Y., Lee, C., & Longo, V. D. (2017). Nutrition and fasting mimicking diets in the prevention and treatment of autoimmune diseases and immunosenescence. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar ... 0717300552
Complex and coordinated signals are necessary to initiate and sustain the activation, proliferation, and differentiation of lymphocytes. These signals, which are known to determine T-cell fate and function, also depend on the metabolic state of the organism. ...
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