It’s a Journey – The Immune System

Imagine you have a $3M house smack in the middle of a dangerous part of town. Bad stuff goes on outside your perimeter. A tall concrete fence topped with barbwire surrounds your property; strategically placed cameras provide 360 degree views of the periphery. The gate 

It’s a Journey – The Digestive System

We started this journey on the highway, 60,000 miles of blood stream delivering everything to and from everywhere. You learned (at a very high level) how the highway is structured, how it can be damaged, and the consequences of damage. Two systems provide the primary 

It’s a Journey – The Exit Toward Diabetes

Happens all the time. In fact it happened to me. I start developing neuropathy in my feet and I ask the wrong doctor about it. That’s a complicated story but anyway he asks me, “Are you diabetic?” I say “No.” Turned out I was well 

Consider the Health of Your Immune System

There is a difference between an illness we cause AND infections from outside invaders like bacteria, parasites, viruses, and chemical toxins. However, both are depending on our immune system for recovery. Symptoms are clues that your immune system is triggered (engaged.) The more and longer-lived 

Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease

Mildred’s Celiac Disease Mildred is among four people I know who have Celiac disease. Three of those people have comfortable incomes and cope well with the limitations of their diet and lifestyle. Mildred (a real person with a fictitious name) is not among the three. 

The Tricky Part – Find The Food Triggers

The Tricky Part – Find The Food Triggers

Not feeling good for any reason is reflected in symptoms, both physical and mental. Those symptoms always mean that your immune system is working hard to fix something that has gone wrong. Most of us consider symptoms to mean we are sick. And rightly so. 

Immune System Response to Food

The last several posts have been focused on symptoms that can be created by the immune system’s responses to food – responses like sensitivity to a food, allergic to a food, and autoimmune conditions. These words are just labels intended to describe a condition at 

The Ideal Diet for You – Part 4 How Does That Work?

The point of this whole series is simple. What is your ideal diet? That means what you should eat and what not. Why? Because some of the stuff we might eat can make us sick in some minor or major way. People are prone to 

The Ideal Diet for You – Part 3 Potential Causes

If you have read Part 1 and Part 2 of this series you were introduced to Dr. Carrie Diulus, a vegan Type 1 diabetic, as well as the concept of “don’t feel good” symptoms associated with allergies and autoimmune conditions, both environmental and food. A 

The Ideal Diet for You – Part 2 You Are Not Dr. Diulus

In Part 1 you learned about the diet of Dr. Carrie Diulus, a Type 1 diabetic who doesn’t eat animal products, the best sources of protein, because they make her feel bad. She takes great care to select plant foods that meet her protein requirements