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Skylark's Blog > Getting Started On The Diet

Posted 01 July 2012

Before you go off gluten, you need proper celiac testing. Celiac testing only works on a full gluten diet. (Four slices of bread a day worth of gluten.)  If gluten turns out to be your problem, you won't want to re-poison yourself for two months to find out if you have celiac disease.

Tests you need:
Total IgA
deamidated gliadin (also called...

Skylark's Blog > Pot Roast Recipe

Posted 22 January 2012

My pot roast:

I don't like adding a bunch of liquid so I choose a crockpot where the meat fits snugly.  I usually use my 3-quart crockpot because I try to get a smallish chuck roast.  Brown the meat in a skillet if you have time.  Put the roast in the crockpot and pour in a little red wine so it comes to the top of the roast.  If the roast fits snugly...

Skylark's Blog > Ingredient Labeling

Posted 08 December 2011

This is Peter's fabulous explanation of reading labels for new members.

Welcome to the board, and welcome to the process of learning to read labels.

The Milky Way bar contains gluten (barley malt), and is not safe for...

Skylark's Blog > Th1 And Th2 In Immune System Problems

Posted 20 November 2011

GAPS diet is a version of the Specific Carboyhdrate Diet that's got extra probiotics and a lot of gelatin-rich bone broth. It is designed to heal the intestine and hopefully repopulate it with healthier bacteria. http://gapsdiet.com

For the TH1 vs TH2 branches of the immune system, here are a few links. It's not simple and the articles explain it...

Skylark's Blog > Celiac Remission

Posted 04 October 2011

When I saw Marku Makki talk, he spoke about desensitization and spontaneous remission in some celiacs.  He has seen it in his decades of practice.  It's in one of his articles but I can't seem to turn it up.  I did find some other stuff for you.  I don't know whether the Gut links will work for you because I have an academic affiliation that...

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