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by 4283 · less than a minute ago

http://www.spineuniverse.com/conditions/spondylosis/spondylosis My friend has been diagnosed with this disorder. I was trying to explain to her that this is all based on inflammation and gluten but a more detailed technical info would be nice. ... (more)

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No_more_ 0 · May 09, 2011 at 3:59 PM

As Mat LaLonde said in that same podcast "Gluten is death is sloppy, lazy and incomplete argument." That said, removal of generally problematic foods is often said to help arthritis. This should be particularly true of rheumatoid arthritis which... (more)

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by 5 · 1 minute ago

I'm gluten sensitive, in that if I go for 1 week or more without gluten and then have for example pancakes, I get brain-fog and feel 'down' the next day. This feeling continues for another day, or two at the very most. The response is delayed... (more)

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kelly_2 0 · April 21, 2011 at 9:23 AM

Hi! First off, I am sorry that you have had such a hard time with Gluten!! Secondly, have you been tested for celiac disease? Your username appears to be Norwegian... so if you are indeed from Scandinavia, I know that it is cheap and easy to... (more)

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by 3159 · 1 minute ago

I'm asking yet another mechanism type question. If there is a similar thread, it would be awesome if you could link me - I couldn't find one. Here goes: When you ingest gluten what happens biochemically to the body? What hormones are released?... (more)

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Flavio_M_ 0 · April 19, 2011 at 10:31 AM

Maybe this article published in the August 2009 issue of the journal Scientific American entitled ???Surprises from Celiac Disease" by Dr. Alessio Fasano is what you're looking... (more)

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by 151 · 2 minutes ago

Just wondering, I'm trying to go gluten-free, and a piece of toast w/my eggs is one of my favorite things. I've purchased Julian Bakery Smart Carb 1 bread for years. Now trying to go gluten free I was stumped. Most-all GF breads are extremely high... (more)

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paleoboy 0 · March 24, 2011 at 8:46 PM

I would seriously advice you to go without bread and up your protein and fat content. You might end up eating too many carbs and putting on fat by eating bread; also fruits and vegetables are far superior in terms of nutritional carbohydrates than... (more)

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by 24523 · 3 minutes ago

--Edit-- Thank you for your answers, everybody. From what I've heard and read, paleo people seem most interested in the following issues: sports injuries, pain from autoimmune disease, nightshades, inflammation, and posture. I started off my... (more)

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Paul_1 0 · March 18, 2011 at 3:01 AM

Alright, I'll jump in first. How about past injuries, particularly musculoskeletal injuries? I feel that the injured among us are sometimes overlooked in the paleosphere. I'm always reading about these seminars in the woods of West Virginia or... (more)

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by 5768 · 3 minutes ago

Yes I still watch Biggest Loser. I am not a fan of the nutritional message, however, I still feel the message of eating better and exercising is positive compared to the other crap that is on TV. Anyway, during one of last weeks Biggest Loser's... (more)

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Yoannah_offca 0 · March 13, 2011 at 8:59 PM

I watched some of the episodes, I think three years ago or so. I find it a very dangerous program. It sends a very misleading message - all fatties are overeating, lazy, and are paying for their own mistakes. They select the people appropriately,... (more)

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by 4283 · 4 minutes ago

I'm a type 1 diabetic and an avid follower of Robb Wolf. When I heard that Type 1 are essentially Celiac in nature I asked my endo about it. She said yes that she finds it in a third of her patients. She gave me a preliminary test that came back... (more)

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No_more_ 0 · February 18, 2011 at 1:14 AM

It's a good excuse to drink beer for a couple weeks.

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by 1600 · 4 minutes ago

I was at work today at,running the self checkout.A pair of older ladies came up,complaining about our lack of gluten free sweets(we have TONS,BTW..everything from muffins to cookies).I tried to step in and help them.One lady was very friendly,the... (more)

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Dana_1 0 · February 17, 2011 at 10:23 PM

It can be rough to completely give up on everything you have ever known because it was all killing you, then turn around and eat a completely different range of foods. This is why substitution recipes are so popular, even in the Paleo community. ... (more)

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by 80 · 4 minutes ago

Hi everyone- A friend of mine has been off of "gluten" for about 1 week as of today and yesterday for Valentine's day he had a "cheat" day where gluten was consumed. Today he went to the hospital complaining of severe chest pain/tightening mid... (more)

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johnc 0 · February 22, 2011 at 2:17 AM

1 week is not a long enough time to illicit a dramatic change in the body. The effects of gluten can stick with you for around 15 days after last introduction. This is why people who cheat once a week are never really getting a clean slate.

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by 281 · 4 minutes ago

Since going Paleo I find myself becoming even more sensitive to the slightest dose of gluten. Eating out is fairly worrisome. I found a bottle of Country Life Gluten-zyme digestive enzyme tablets at the local health food store. I'm wondering if... (more)

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Katherine 0 · March 24, 2011 at 6:07 PM

I used the Glutenease formulation when i was in Italy and definitely, purposefully eating gluten. It was incredibly helpful from a gut-health persepctive. However, after about 2 weeks of eating a lot of gluten, I did develop the tell-tale achey... (more)

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by 39841 · 5 minutes ago

Obviously I'm not going to eat it ever, but for those intractable acquaintances/relatives who will never give up wheat, would it make a difference in WGA, gluten etc. content if they switched to sprouted?

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No_more_ 0 · February 01, 2011 at 12:10 AM

The short, short answer is yes. The short answer is yes, but it's still not beneficial. The longer answer is yes, it's better for you but better doesn't mean not bad. There's still gluten, there's still some phytic acid, there's still WGA. In... (more)

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by 8858 · 5 minutes ago

Bought some marked-down pork shoulder a while ago and took it out of the freezer tonight. I look at the label...says it contains up to 12% water, salt, and sodium phosphates...something about how it makes the meat moist and tender. Somehow I... (more)

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Ben_20 0 · October 11, 2012 at 4:03 AM

A large portion of the pork in the world today is "enhanced" with things like Sodium Chloride and Sodium Phosphate. As much as you might call this chemical water, what this really does is help to hold the water in the meat. Otherwise you'd end up... (more)

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by 1600 · 5 minutes ago

Gave into having two pieces of high quality chocolate this week, and got glutened by it somehow.Noticed that my craving for starches/sweets went through the roof the day after-my body was almost screaming for it.I know it's not the sugar doing... (more)

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Eva 0 · January 23, 2011 at 1:51 AM

Maybe it's just a diff kind of sugar or the extra flavoring with the sugar or some other factor that spiked the carb cravings. What are the ingredients in the chocolate? You are assuming it's gluten but you'd really have to try a few trials with... (more)

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by 350 · 5 minutes ago

Challenged by my nurse-practioner sister to justify the reasons why those without celiac disease should avoid gluten, I came up empty on my first few tries through google. Does anybody have a study (not a link to somebody's blog, but an actual... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · January 21, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Evolvify did a nice writeup on it. http://evolvify.com/the-case-against-gluten-medical-journal-references/ Gluten Causes Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Subjects Without Celiac Disease ??? The American Journal of... (more)

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by 1386 · 5 minutes ago

apparently it's not too uncommon to find reports of people (including me) on the internet who all of a sudden have developed food allergies to pretty much everything they ate regularly up to then. often, this happens after taking antibiotics or a... (more)

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qualia 0 · February 08, 2011 at 6:09 PM

good news, paleo-peeps :) it IS possible. after over one year of tinkering and trying pretty much everything under the sun, i finally managed to heal my leaky gut and all the new food allergies and get back to before where this nightmare started.... (more)

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by 315 · 5 minutes ago

I've been strict paleo for almost a year. The few times I've "cheated," and consumed very small amounts of gluten, I've gotten pretty ill. The symptoms included headache, joint ache, and upset stomach, as well as a change in mood. This makes me... (more)

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Dale_1 0 · January 20, 2011 at 12:02 AM

I was just listening to an early Robb Wolf podcast and he addressed a very similar question (the last 5 min. or so of episode 6). I think it was for someone that was getting deployed. He said that maybe they should eat a piece of toast or cookie... (more)

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by 2581 · 6 minutes ago

I notice Stephan Guyenet at Whole Health Source promoting Gluten-Free January. And Paul Jaminet at Perfect Health Diet is pro-rice but anti-wheat. I'd like to know if anyone has any compelling arguments as to why gluten makes wheat uniquely... (more)

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Kirill 0 · January 07, 2011 at 5:19 PM

Wheat is the worst due to WGA, which trashes your gut lining even at tiny nano-molar concentrations. Even if you're not celiac. Even if you have no sensitivity to wheat. After only one exposure, it takes 6 months of complete avoidance to restore... (more)

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by 4086 · 6 minutes ago

Are there any of you who have problems drinking wine? I was under the impression that distilled spirits and wine were gluten-free, and that one only needed to avoid beer. Then I found this... (more)

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wjones3044 0 · December 28, 2010 at 1:37 AM

As an extremely sensitive celiac, I have never had a bad experience with wine. Ever. And I drink a lot of wine. I will say that I have had reactions to certain whiskies (even expensive ones--particularly from Kentucky); distillation removes any... (more)

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by 9812 · 6 minutes ago

Via an elimination diet, I figured out about a year ago that I am gluten-intolerant (tested negative for celiac though). After this discovery, I started by cutting out gluten for the most part (trace amounts don't give me symptoms, but I know I... (more)

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wjones3044 0 · December 20, 2010 at 4:58 PM

I'd be interested to know more about your negative celiac result. Was it an endoscopy? If bloodwork, which test? The Mayo clinic does a genetic test. (Others do it too.) It tells you which alleles (gene variants) you have. There are two alleles... (more)

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by 78417 · 6 minutes ago

I have been following paleo eating for three weeks. I am female, 5' 7", and 120 pounds. I am fairly active (running, weights). I have eaten no grains, legumes, or sugars (I have eaten a little dairy incidentally, and a few nuts), and I have kept... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · February 12, 2011 at 12:34 PM

This is a follow-up to my own earlier question. My nausea and hives diminished and disappeared with time and I'm pretty sure that the nausea and hives were both caused by gluten withdrawal. I have tested positive for gluten sensitivity and have... (more)

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by 826 · 6 minutes ago

So like a weenie, I caved to the yearly cookie extravaganza at my job and devoured several chocolate chip cookies. this after 6 solid months gluten free. I am severely bloated and cannot pass stool since Monday. Im thinking about taking a... (more)

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gone2croatan 0 · December 09, 2010 at 12:43 AM

I cannot recommend enough a tablespoon or two of either lemon juice or raw apple cider vinegar in a pint glass. Fill halfway with hot water and then add cool water to the point where you can pound it. Pound first thing in the morning on an empty... (more)

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by 5232 · 6 minutes ago

So my elimination diet came to an end a week ago. It was time to see what was up. The only intolerance I was testing for was gluten intolerance though I also cut out beans and don't really care if they ever come back. The dismount wasn't as smooth... (more)

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Dexter 0 · December 06, 2010 at 10:47 AM

It certainly sounds like you have celiac disease...an intense intolerance for gluten....that is incurable...but not insurmountable. There is no preparing grains the right way for a celiac to consume gluten. I never understand why people think... (more)

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by 15 · 6 minutes ago

I've been gluten-free for almost a year because I suspected that I may have Celiac. Recently, I decided I wanted to determine for sure whether I have Celiac or not. After a gluten exposure, is there any good way to differentiate between the... (more)

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Daniel_2 0 · November 22, 2010 at 1:08 AM

If you were truly celiac, you would know it when you ate gluten. Trust me. But that's not to say you aren't gluten-intolerant. And depending on how gluten-intolerant you were, you might be able to eat it with zero noticeable effects- both... (more)

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by 5232 · 7 minutes ago

Here's a weird symptom I've been having. Been on no grain, no legumes for about a month. Before that they were minimal and always prepared according to WAPF directions. I feel great, but this past couple weeks I've been getting a weird earwax... (more)

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Eva 0 · November 10, 2010 at 12:46 AM

More buildup suggests either decreased drainage or increased wax production or both. Ear wax is 30 to 50% lipid so increased lipid intake might (or might not) increase production (long shot guess on that point). Ear wax is important for... (more)

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by 421 · 7 minutes ago

So, I rarely cheat with gluten but I have twice in the last several months... One of those times being yesterday when I had a baguette. I'm noticing that both times that I had gluten- I ended up with a terrible case of insomnia. Has anyone else... (more)

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Karna 0 · November 09, 2010 at 3:17 PM

Yes absolutely - this happens to me as well. When I eat sugar and/or gluten I wake up at 3 am and is unable to go back to sleep at least for a few hours. I have tried it several times but each time I had both gluten and sugar during the day so I... (more)

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