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St. Peters: Love at first taste.

St. Peters Sorgham Beer Rocks!

When I discovered my gluten intolerance back in late 1998 one of the hardest things to forego was good beer. It was nearly 10 years before I tried my first gluten free, sorgham based beer and it was pretty damn good. Actually it was heaven because I’m not really a fan of wine and a… Continue Reading

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Type 1 Diabetes: The Gut Connection.

Well, hysteria from Old Theresa and Eddie not withstanding, it looks like the mechanism for leaky gut and the autoimmune response gets clearer by the day. Pedro sent me this paper which describes the association pretty clearly. It has a few gems which we will get to in  a moment. The study involved the analysis… Continue Reading

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Type 1 Diabetes: Update And PROGRESS!!

Just got this update from Joanne aka “MomOFType1”: Robb – Just checking in to let you know our little girl is still going strong! We visited with the new endo on Friday. He reviewed her last few weeks of blood sugar readings from her glucose meter on his computer (very cool how he jacked it… Continue Reading

Type 1 Diabetes: More Info

Amy Kubal shot me an interesting link talking about the dramatic increase in type 1 diabetes. It’s both scary and sad. The increase is going to be dramatic, the fix is completely in our control. Avoiding grain and dairy exposure in our kids would virtually eradicate this disease. these bozo’s are hand wringing about a… Continue Reading

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More Type 1 Diabetes

Here is an interesting comment. One of two things is at work here: 1-As she notes, this may be a  bounce back period in which the pancreas is not completely destroyed and is still working in spurts. or 2-They have removed the environmental irritants that CAUSED the Type 1 in the first place (gluten, grains)… Continue Reading

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The Zone: Better with Paleo Foods

  I received this first comment from Julianne a few days ago and asked if I could post her experience. Part two I received this morning and added to the post. Here is the basic order of operations: She adopted the Zone and saw significant improvements in a number of issues including blood sugar regulation… Continue Reading

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Isn't it Genetics?

I received the following comment from Aaron and it’s an important point I’ve been meaning to make. As biotech makes it’s way into our lives there is a growing tendency to attribute EVERYTHING to genetics. Thousands of times I’ve heard the fatalistic refrain: “Well, my parents had diabetes (or heart disease or you pick the issues)… Continue Reading

Paleo Brands Seminar!

The launch of the inaugural Paleo Brands seminar went down this past weekend in San Diego, CA! O-lifting Studdette, Kelly Frankson was one of several hundred attendees of the event and had this write-up. I don’t have much to add with regards to the content of the day, I think Kelly hit the highlights pretty… Continue Reading