The Anti Candida Diet Explained
What is Candida Related Complex (CRC)?CRC is a condition that arises when someone has an overgrowth of yeast (usually candida albicans) in the body. Although candida usually coexists peacefully with other “good” bacteria in our digestive tracts and on our skin (it’s everywhere all the time) with no ill effects,...
Explaining Food Allergies to Grandparents
Dr. Robert Wood, author of "Food Allergies for Dummies" and Chief of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Johns Hopkins explains the difficulty some families experience when trying to educate family members on their child's allergies to ABC News. "One of the most common causes of reactions in allergic children is...
Gluten Linked to Acne
Gluten sensitivity is one of those hidden and hard to detect causes behind many health problems. And something you might not think of in a million years. It also happens to be the reason many acne victims struggle to get clear skin. If you are badly sensitive to gluten, you...
Cooking Oils and their Properties
Type of oil or fat
Olive oil (extra light)
242 °C (468 °F)
Sautee, stir frying, frying, cooking, salad oils, margarine
Olive oil (refined)
225 °C (437 °F)
Sautee, stir frying, cooking, salad oils, margarine
216 °C (421 °F)
Margarine, shortening, salad dressings, commercially fried products
271 °C (520 °F)
Frying, sautéing, dipping oil, salad oil
231 °C (448 °F)
Frying, cooking, salad oils, margarine
Diacylglycerol (DAG) oil
215 °C (419 °F)
Gluten Free Flour Guide
Flour TypeMade FromBest ForFast FactSulphites (sulphur dioxide 220) are often found in gluten free flours and may adversely affect some people. Rice, rice flour, rice noodles, plain rice cakes, buckwheat, millet and organic products do not contain sulphites.Arrowroot(may contain sulphites)Ground from the root of the arrowroot plant. Tasteless, and the...
The Failsafe Diet
This is a trial diet that is designed to eliminate additives, salicylates, amines and glutamates. It is not suitable to treat food allergies or coeliac (celiac) disease. It is not a gluten/casein free diet, a low opioid peptide diet, a low oxalate diet (LOD), the specific carbohydrate diet (SCD), a low lectin diet, a low goiterogenic diet,...
Cooking for your family with Food Allergies
Increasing numbers of us today are looking beyond our processed western style diets, with their heavy loads of salt, sugar, fats and animal proteins, towards a healthier lifestyle choice including natural and unprocessed foods, fresh fruit and vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds. This is a holistically sound option for...
Gluten Intolerance Linked to Infertility
Did you see tonight's A Current Affair Program? Celiac disease (gluten intolerance) has been identified and contributing to infertility. The text version of the ACA segment is reproduced below. What do you think?Fertility - it's all in the diet, apparently. After years of desperately trying to start a family, the...
A cure for peanut allergy
This excerpt is from Sunrise on Channel 7In the new UK, a new study has made a big step toward developing a cure for the escalating peanuts allergy affecting children.The study of 23 sufferers found all but three sufferers were eventually able to eat more than 30 peanuts safely. It...
Cure Autism with Diet?
In Australia around 1 in 120 children are diagnosed with Autism. It's a condition very little is know about. Now, some mothers of autistic children and some doctors say Autism, as well as other disorders such as ADD/ADHD, are treatable through diet, nutritional supplements and the removal of toxins.After 3...