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CANCER-CAUSING DNA CAN BE OVERWRITTEN Faulty genes that increase the chances of cancer can be ‘overwritten’ by diet and environmental changes.  This means that your DNA doesn’t have to be a death sentence. Researchers at the Institute for Medical Research in Belgrade, Serbia, say that genetics is trumped by epigenetics, which involves outside influences that …

Watch The Weedkillers This Summer!

Are you squirting your plants in this lovely weather to keep the pests at bay? If you are, please take note of these two interesting articles and choose wisely. First, the Soil Association is warning against the use of certain pesticides they feel are harming our honey bees. They advise: anything that contains acetamiprid, imidacloprid, thiacloprid or thiamethoxam should be avoided.  …

New Gluten Plan Released!

  After almost 6 months’ hard slog, which only started out as a quick update to the Barrier Plan!, I have now released the all new singing and dancing Gluten Plan. In essence the Gluten Plan is aimed at helping you with any form of gluten related disorder from simple gluten intolerance (ha!) to coeliac disease …

The New Gluten Plan Q&A

  After almost 6 months' hard slog, which only started out as a quick update to the Barrier Plan!, I have now released the all new singing and dancing Gluten Plan. In essence the Gluten Plan is aimed helping you with any form of gluten related disorder from simple gluten intolerance (ha!) to full-blown NCGS with …

Missing Protein Inhibitor Could Be the Cause Of Barrier Breakdown

Some real hope for us today in the guise of a study suggesting that people with hyper-permeability may be lacking in a particular protease inhibitor that protects the integrity of the body barriers. That's dynamite info. The researchers: have shown that Elafin, a protein with anti-inflammatory properties, is less abundant in patients with celiac disease …