Gluten Free Autoimmune Diet with Nora Gedgaudas
This week’s Gluten Free School Podcast episode discusses the problems that gluten can cause and why a gluten free autoimmune diet can help you feel better.
We will cover these topics:
01:24 – Introducing Nora Gedgaudas, a sought-after expert in the Paleo world. Nora give a synopsis on her perspective of the gluten-free diet and why going ‘beyond Paleo’ is essential.
03:59 – What constitutes a Paleolithic diet? How do we really know what our ancestors ate?
05:23 – Technology available today and recent studies giving us a sophisticated insight on what our ancient diet really consisted of.
07:30 – Is it desirable for humans to eat large amounts of animal-source foods?
08:09 – How agriculture changed our diets.
09:01 – The reason grains are so addictive and how we began living to eat, not eating to live.
10:02 – Was agriculture a gift to modern civilization?
11:17 – Autoimmune, psychiatric and neurological diseases caused by eating gluten. How has gluten changed our brains?
12:40 – What is missing in our diets since the introduction of grains, and how do they affect us?
13:44 – Why and how does gluten trigger an immune response?
16:17 – Find out what gluten intolerance, all forms, actually means (most people don’t even realize it).
16:36 – Autoimmunity defined.
17:40 – The first thing Nora tells her patients to do when walking in her office with autoimmune, inflammation or Leaky Gut symptoms. What happens if they don’t.
19:58 – The recent proliferation of autoimmune diseases cannot be ignored, and it is no longer considered a rare disease.
21:23 – Why are autoimmune diseases, like celiac and Addison’s, so rarely diagnosed (or not ‘diagnosable’)?
23:52 – TSH testing for a low-functioning thyroid is not a guaranteed diagnosing tool. Why your doctor doesn’t care if it’s autoimmune related or not, and what to do about it.
25:31 – If you’re not willing to give up gluten on an assumption, do this instead.
25:49 – 3 suggestions on locating practitioners who conduct proper autoimmune testing in your area.
30:20 – What the mainstream gluten-free community is not addressing and why following the Standard American Gluten-Free Diet can be harmful to people with autoimmune issues.
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The links referred to in this episode are:
Nora’s Website — www.PrimalBody-PrimalMind.com
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