Categorized Under “ Autoimmunity”

Type 1 Diabetes: The Numbers Don’t Lie

Editors Note: Paleo eating appears to benefit quite an array of health conditions. Many are autoimmune in nature, all appear to share characteristics of systemic inflammation. Type 1 diabetes is one of the most devilish conditions to address because of the dual activity of autoimmune disease and increased systemic inflammation due to glucose dysregualtion. Standard of Care dictates that Read more…

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Fish Oil

Ahhh…fish oil. A whole industry built around supplying us with something that should be a natural part of our food supply. Prior to the 1970’s meat and dairy in the United states was still grass fed so we received ample amounts of the main constituents of fish oil, EPA and Read more…

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Of Mice and Morons

I’ve received a number of questions about this recent paper, the official title being “Pathway to diabetes through attenuation of pancreatic beta cell glycosylation and glucose transport” but the popular media title usually running something like: “High fat diet causes diabetes.” The only thing I’ve seen popularized more in the media, Read more…

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Back From the Beyond: Updates and Musings

Well, I’m back. Most of me that is, I’m about 16lbs lighter than when I went off the grid and have a hell of a story to tell…but you may need to wait until early-mid September to get the full story. Not trying to be cryptic but I participated in Read more…

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Clearing up Kidney Confusion: Part Deux

It’s funny how our mental state really affects how we write and what we are interested in. When I wrote the introduction to this piece I was just getting settled into our new place in Santa Fe, NM and was looking at over a month at home to work and Read more…

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Your Child’s Health Starts in the Gut

ALL DISEASES BEGIN IN THE GUT -Hippocrates,460-370 BC Many children and adults have digestive problems that they are not even aware of. Colic, bloating, flatulence, diarrhea, constipation, feeding difficulties,  trouble sleeping, and many other “chronic” but accepted maladies.When looking at a child with digestive problems, the majority of cases will Read more…

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Clearing up Kidney Confusion: Introduction

From Kon-Tiki to Kidneys: Let the Evidence Speak I’ve been talking about and studying this paleo nutrition/evolutionary medicine idea since late 1998 when I first ran across the topic. It’s impossible to describe how much the landscape has changed and how much more we know…Holy CATS…13 years later! If you’ve Read more…

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EColi anyone?

Sh*t Fox News Says

I always knew the “battle” would not come from the vegan crowd, but from corn fed middle-America and all the entangling alliances therein. The recent Fox “News” piece (Fair? Balanced? Objective?) on grass fed vs grain fed beef was likely the first shot across the bow of what will be Read more…

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Healthy Guts and Paleo en Espanol!

I wanted to let folks know about a new up-and-comer in the Paleo education scene, her name is Consuelo “Chelo” Werner and her site is Healthy Guts. Chelo is Dave Werner’s daughter in law, she is a mother of 3,  was born in Mexico, speaks 6 (that’s SIX) languages and Read more…

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Gluten Free January! Guest post by Matt Lentzner

Hi There. I’m sure you’ll notice a distinct lack of coolness in this post. I was never a state champion anything. I never plumbed the dark depths of veganism. I don’t have a luxurious beard. I don’t even have a catch phrase. I’m just some guy who likes to train Read more…

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