Fish or Fish Oil Supplements: Which is Best for Inflammation?

We recently learned from the Gluten Summit that NCGSs are particularly prone to inflammation. As part of that, I have been reviewing our anti-inflammatory supplements and foods. I saw this interesting report this morning from LEF on fish and fish oil supplements and their effects on inflammation: Meta-analysis affirms association between omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and …

Antibiotics in Childhood Linked to Coeliac Disease/Leaky Gut – Replace Baby Bacteria!

Interesting study here on the possible causal link of early antibiotic use and coeliac disease. As we have said many times there seems to be a trigger that 'switches on' the gluten genes and that may well be a drug or change in the so-called 'microbiome', the internal gut environment.   I have found that, …

Immune Process in #Gluten Disorders

Here is an interesting study published in Nature recently where the researchers tried to see what differences there were in the immunological disease processes in people with coeliac disease and non-coeliac gluten sensitivity. Mucosal Cytokine Response After Short-Term Gluten Challenge in Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity It's believed that the two processes are very …

Why Potatoes and Tomatoes Can Be Just As Bad As #Gluten

 I came across this piece today by Sayer Ji which reminded me of that long time ago when I devised the Barrier Plan. The diet excludes specific chitin-binding lectins, including potatoes, tomatoes, soy etc, which can have a similar inflammatory/barrier effect on some people as gluten. In this article, Sayer explains the principle really well. …