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  • Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?
    Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?
    For more than 30 years, the medical profession has debated the existence of an intolerance to the wheat protein, gluten, unrelated to allergy or celiac disease. What is the evidence pro and con?
  • The Broccoli Receptor: Our First Line of Defense
    The Broccoli Receptor: Our First Line of Defense
    There is a receptor in our intestines activated by phytonutrients in cruciferous vegetables that boosts immune function (the aryl hydrocarbon (Ah) receptor).
  • Titanium Dioxide & Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Titanium Dioxide & Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    People eating conventional diets may ingest a trillion microparticles of the food whitening additive titanium dioxide every day. What implication might this have for inflammation in the gut?
  • Cancer as an Autoimmune Disease
    Cancer as an Autoimmune Disease
    Because certain tumors such as breast cancers thrive in settings of low-grade inflammation, our immune response can sometimes facilitate tumor growth.
  • The Best Baby Formula
    The Best Baby Formula
    Exclusive breast-feeding for a full six months may ironically improve our children's taste for vegetables, whereas children fed formula grow up with increased rates of inflammatory diseases such as...
  • Inflammatory Remarks About Arachidonic Acid
    Inflammatory Remarks About Arachidonic Acid
    Arachidonic acid may play a role in cancer, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other autoimmune disorders.