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  1. As long as he exercises after eating pasta (which...

    As long as he exercises after eating pasta (which he loves and eats rarely), he is absolutely fine. He eats organic, non-GMO pasta that isn't enriched. He spent 2 years being gluten free and it...
  2. He didn't have his A1C tested. I'm not sure why,...

    He didn't have his A1C tested. I'm not sure why, but I have a feeling it was because his endocrinologist initially doubted that his test would show any insulin resistance or glucose intolerance....
  3. Clearing up the Confusion: Insulin Resistance, Blood Sugar, and Carbs

    Before reading this, please keep in mind that everyone's body is different and I am in no way stating that everyone will or should have the exact same reaction to insulin, glucose, exercise,...
  4. Spoken like a person with no genetic mutations!

    Spoken like a person with no genetic mutations!
  5. People with a MTHFR mutation can’t efficiently...

    People with a MTHFR mutation can’t efficiently convert inactive forms of folate and B12 to the active forms (I've seen it reported that a heterozygous mutation means about 70% efficiency while a...
  6. That link is actually not what I was writing...

    That link is actually not what I was writing about and doesn't apply.

    That article discusses how 23andme was offering health-related genetic reports (in addition to supplying customers with their...
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    I've had fatigue for years, and have done...

    I've had fatigue for years, and have done extensive research to uncover possible causes. Three easy things I'd recommend checking on:

    1) Ferritin level. It should be 100-150. Mine was 11 (even...
  8. Everything you know about healthy eating is wrong.

    That got your attention!

    Old timers will probably remember me from this forum, as I used to be quite active here a few years ago.

    On our quest to improve our collection of health issues (IBS,...
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    Absinthe is actually an excellent digestif,...

    Absinthe is actually an excellent digestif, though neither my husband or I had any relief from bloating from it. He is an absinthe distiller, and we use it at home when we are having trouble...
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    I think that the first thing is to record where...

    I think that the first thing is to record where you're spending your money each month. I periodically make a list of all of my expenses each month to keep track of where my money is going. I find...
  11. However, you are assuming that we, modern humans,...

    However, you are assuming that we, modern humans, are coming to this diet as 100% healthy and functional. Sometimes, for whatever reason, our bodies can't or don't absorb nutrients from food if some...
  12. You may know this already, but just in case you...

    You may know this already, but just in case you don't:

    Aspirin is bad for the stomach because it causes the downregulation of the production of stomach mucosa, which can then lead to ulcers, which...
  13. Great Lakes is hands down the best brand of...

    Great Lakes is hands down the best brand of gelatin I have come across.

    I first used the Knox brand, which was okay for making gelatin-type desserts from fruit juice but I didn't trust the quality...
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    I also had a rough relationship with my mother,...

    I also had a rough relationship with my mother, which is now very good.

    She was a suicidal alcoholic during the time I was in high school and college. She had been a problem drinker for her whole...
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    Interestingly, I have never experienced any of...

    Interestingly, I have never experienced any of the effects of coffee (neither the positive nor negative ones). Drinking coffee has never reduced my hunger, has never made me more mentally alert or...
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    I'm glad you mentioned the nettle tea, I forgot...

    I'm glad you mentioned the nettle tea, I forgot to list that as something he was using - I have a ton of stinging nettles in my garden, and I harvested and dried them for him. It seems to have helped...
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    One of the huge problems I have with this...

    One of the huge problems I have with this (besides the issues already stated) is that they are not talking about SUGAR. They are talking about HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP. Completely different thing.
    ...
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    My husband is dealing with this issue right now....

    My husband is dealing with this issue right now. In his case, his IBS-D gets triggered as soon as he eats foods either high in histamine or that trigger histamine release, and his allergic reaction...
  19. I'm interested to hear how others on this thread...

    I'm interested to hear how others on this thread view vegetables.

    I used to eat a ton of them, always thought of them as very healthy, blah blah. I think they were a contributing factor toward my...
  20. Yeah, it's weird to be eating less meat and be...

    Yeah, it's weird to be eating less meat and be feeling so good about it, because I've always been a heavy meat eater, and if I didn't have meat front and center in at least 2 meals a day, I'd have a...
  21. Interesting. He has a cortisol imbalance...

    Interesting. He has a cortisol imbalance (confirmed by lab results), but weirdly he has a tendency toward hyperthyroid, not hypo. But he and I never respond to supplements and drugs the way we're...
  22. My fatigue has been improving since I started...

    My fatigue has been improving since I started working on boosting my ferritin. I don't consider myself a member of any particular camp. I'm incorporating the elements that make sense to me from...
  23. Does anyone here take pregnenolone? RP is super...

    Does anyone here take pregnenolone? RP is super into it, I've taken it in both high and low doses on and off for a while and never really noticed anything. Both times when my husband tried taking it,...
  24. I am eating a lot more carbs in both the form of...

    I am eating a lot more carbs in both the form of starches, grains, and sugars. Fruit, potatoes, white rice, sweet potatoes, quinoa, gf oatmeal, etc... I am eating gluten free grains again, but I am...
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    I found Dr. Myhill to be very illuminating on...

    I found Dr. Myhill to be very illuminating on chronic fatigue syndrome:

    CFS - The Central Cause: Mitochondrial Failure - DoctorMyhill

    CFS - The Methylation Cycle - DoctorMyhill
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