Gluten-Sensitives React To Non-Gluten Proteins In Wheat

A recent study that one of our TrulyGlutenFree Facebook family alerted us to (thanks Jan!), gives more weight to my earlier notions that gluten-sensitives - not necessarily coeliacs - can react to more than just the proteins in grains. In this study, the researchers were thinking in gluten terms specifically about coeliac disease (as always) …

Safe Spices

If you are avoiding foods because of autoimmune disease or chronic illness generally, it can sometimes involve knocking some spices out of your diet, which leaves much of your food bland as heck. I love spicy food and used to make a mean curry, but I've not been able to get spices in for a …

How Am I Doing Now?

Someone asked me this yesterday and I suddenly realised I hadn't updated you since the start of the year (here: What Happened in 2017?). Doesn't time fly! So, here is an update for you so you can see where I'm up to if you are following my healing story. The foods... Food-wise, if you remember, …

Hypnotherapy For Hayfever

As well as homeopathy being good for hayfever (see my latest post on this here), studies have shown that hypnotherapy can reduce the allergic symptoms too. Belleruth from Health Journeys recently wrote about this in one of her Q&A sessions: It has been shown in numerous studies that hypnosis can reduce and sometimes even prevent …

Metformin and B12

Interesting - be careful of B12 deficiency if you're on this very common diabetes drug. Daily Express 15.5.18  “IS DIABETES DRUG HIDING A DEADLY SECRET?” Every year 20 million prescriptions are written for Metformin, a glucose-lowering drug given to 90% of the 3 million Britons diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Yet patients are not being …