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I am really tired of having all these health problems. I'm sick of feeling dirty or sickly or gross- AND FAT AND BLOATED TOO! (and I do sometimes around my significant other with my low-immunity, ill health and gross bowel probs)....

The only plan that I can see that should alleviate most of my problems, would be to eat nothing but

-meat and eggs (fish, chicken, beef, eggs)

-fruit (all fresh fruits)

-veggies (probably frozen kinds + squash, spinach, etc.)

-nuts, on occasion..

-olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, ketchup, tomato sauce, for sauces/dressings

- rice and beans for extra carbs (probably non-fat refried pinto beans)

I will really really miss my cheese and my half n half in my coffee.... The simpler I keep my diet, the healthier I should be...right? That's the thought anyway. I'm afraid I'll somehow be unhealthy if I try to eat like this. I don't necessarily like all of these foods I just listed.. I really like my chocolate, yogurt, cheese, milk, and gluten-free baked products.. But I don't want to have to try to question every little ingredient everytime something in a complex diet screws me up.

What do you guys think?? Could I get adequate nutrition like this? Maybe take a calcium supplement....

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I am really tired of having all these health problems. I'm sick of feeling dirty or sickly or gross- AND FAT AND BLOATED TOO! (and I do sometimes around my significant other with my low-immunity, ill health and gross bowel probs)....

The only plan that I can see that should alleviate most of my problems, would be to eat nothing but

-meat and eggs (fish, chicken, beef, eggs)

-fruit (all fresh fruits)

-veggies (probably frozen kinds + squash, spinach, etc.)

-nuts, on occasion..

-olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, ketchup, tomato sauce, for sauces/dressings

- rice and beans for extra carbs (probably non-fat refried pinto beans)

I will really really miss my cheese and my half n half in my coffee.... The simpler I keep my diet, the healthier I should be...right? That's the thought anyway. I'm afraid I'll somehow be unhealthy if I try to eat like this. I don't necessarily like all of these foods I just listed.. I really like my chocolate, yogurt, cheese, milk, and gluten-free baked products.. But I don't want to have to try to question every little ingredient everytime something in a complex diet screws me up.

What do you guys think?? Could I get adequate nutrition like this? Maybe take a calcium supplement....

I could see why you would want to do that if you're so sick. I'm still new to all this and it's still confusing to read all the labels! It takes forever! I'd call your doctor and see what they say.

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I am really tired of having all these health problems. I'm sick of feeling dirty or sickly or gross- AND FAT AND BLOATED TOO! (and I do sometimes around my significant other with my low-immunity, ill health and gross bowel probs)....

The only plan that I can see that should alleviate most of my problems, would be to eat nothing but

-meat and eggs (fish, chicken, beef, eggs)

-fruit (all fresh fruits)

-veggies (probably frozen kinds + squash, spinach, etc.)

-nuts, on occasion..

-olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, ketchup, tomato sauce, for sauces/dressings

- rice and beans for extra carbs (probably non-fat refried pinto beans)

I will really really miss my cheese and my half n half in my coffee.... The simpler I keep my diet, the healthier I should be...right? That's the thought anyway. I'm afraid I'll somehow be unhealthy if I try to eat like this. I don't necessarily like all of these foods I just listed.. I really like my chocolate, yogurt, cheese, milk, and gluten-free baked products.. But I don't want to have to try to question every little ingredient everytime something in a complex diet screws me up.

What do you guys think?? Could I get adequate nutrition like this? Maybe take a calcium supplement....

This is actually the diet most of us should do. Yes you cetainly can get adaquate nutrition with the diet you are planning. Much better in fact than the majority of folks. You have basically described my diet for the last 5 or so years with the exception that I do not use ketchup or mustard. I am in better health now than I have been at any point in my life. I was fortunate and after about 6 months I cautiously added dairy back in starting with yogurt and found I was able to tolerate it well. I did not have a casien intolerance though, just the lactose intolerance that develops with celiac.


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Diagnosed by Allergist with elimination diet and diagnosis confirmed by GI in 2002

Misdiagnoses for 15 years were IBS-D, ataxia, migraines, anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, parathesias, arthritis, livedo reticularis, hairloss, premature menopause, osteoporosis, kidney damage, diverticulosis, prediabetes and ulcers, dermatitis herpeformis

All bold resoved or went into remission in time with proper diagnosis of Celiac November 2002

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HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0303

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If you were going to do dairy, I would recomend raw dairy products. Read up on this online. If you are only lactose intolerant you would be able to digest raw products, because the enzymes have not been killed by pasterization. Raw dairy is much much better for everyone.

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That sounds like a good safe diet, I live on meat, veggies rice and fruit. A baked potato is a beautiful thing for a sore digestive system, just a dab of non-dairy margarine.

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Yes, of course it is. Humans would have gone extinct long ago if it wasn't. Agriculture has only been around a few thousand years, not really long enough for humans to have fully adapted to grains. Anyway, look up "paleo diet" and you'll find a lot of people eat that way.

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I eat that way also, except I don't do eggs, corn, rice or potatoes. If I just eat veggies, fruit, meat and salad I feel really good. I don't eat rice or potatoe because they instantly bloat me for some reason. Eggs and dairy give me the big D and corn makes me itch. My diet is very limited but I works GREAT for me. It is all about how it makes YOU feel. Some diets will vary depending on each person, but I would recommend eating what make you feel better in the long run. It is usually trial and error for a while until you adapt to what works for you. I have only been gluten free for 6 months but have learned alot about my body will and will not tolerate. Best of luck.


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I eat that way also, except I don't do eggs, corn, rice or potatoes. If I just eat veggies, fruit, meat and salad I feel really good. I don't eat rice or potatoe because they instantly bloat me for some reason. Eggs and dairy give me the big D and corn makes me itch. My diet is very limited but I works GREAT for me. It is all about how it makes YOU feel. Some diets will vary depending on each person, but I would recommend eating what make you feel better in the long run. It is usually trial and error for a while until you adapt to what works for you. I have only been gluten free for 6 months but have learned alot about my body will and will not tolerate. Best of luck.

Ok, I am going to try it. Thank You!

I don't mind NOT eating rice as I find it is a pain in the butt to cook (unless I ca get the kind already half cooked?? I duno if itd be gluten free Ill look it up)

I just thought giving myself some extra carbs in teh form of rice would make me feel better because other wise the only carbs are in fruits and veggies and beans

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The only plan that I can see that should alleviate most of my problems, would be to eat nothing but

-meat and eggs (fish, chicken, beef, eggs)

-fruit (all fresh fruits)

-veggies (probably frozen kinds + squash, spinach, etc.)

-nuts, on occasion..

-olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, ketchup, tomato sauce, for sauces/dressings

- rice and beans for extra carbs (probably non-fat refried pinto beans)

I will really really miss my cheese and my half n half in my coffee.... The simpler I keep my diet, the healthier I should be...right? That's the thought anyway. I'm afraid I'll somehow be unhealthy if I try to eat like this. I don't necessarily like all of these foods I just listed.. I really like my chocolate, yogurt, cheese, milk, and gluten-free baked products.. But I don't want to have to try to question every little ingredient everytime something in a complex diet screws me up.

What do you guys think?? Could I get adequate nutrition like this? Maybe take a calcium supplement....

If you eat whole, natural foods like the ones you listed, you will actually be getting more nutrition (though I would recommend fresh veggies if possible). It is safe and it is how human beings are actually meant to eat. Pasteurized, processed dairy does not provide the kind of nutrition people think it does.

Here is one article with some info:

http://www.mercola.com/article/milk/no_milk.htm

Organic greens are especially good for calcium.

I think you are on to something and I hope this way of eating works for you.


"Let food be thy medicine, and let thy medicine be food." - Hippocrates

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If you were going to do dairy, I would recomend raw dairy products. Read up on this online. If you are only lactose intolerant you would be able to digest raw products, because the enzymes have not been killed by pasterization. Raw dairy is much much better for everyone.

I would exercise caution when using raw dairy products. Mainly I would consume them right away and purchase them directly from the farm. It is true that we never used to consume pasteurized dairy, but we also used to milk our cows morning and night and quickly used the milk. Pasteurization kills bacteria that could contaminate the milk. Any enzymes would also likely be denatured, but milk should have little if any lactase present anyway.

Just a thought...


Jenny

Son 6 yrs old, Positive blood work, Outstanding dietary response, no biopsy.

Household mostly gluten free since 3/07

Me: HLA-DQ 02 & 0302 (DQ 08), which I ran & analyzed myself!Currently gluten lite, negative tTG, asymptomatic

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I would exercise caution when using raw dairy products. Mainly I would consume them right away and purchase them directly from the farm. It is true that we never used to consume pasteurized dairy, but we also used to milk our cows morning and night and quickly used the milk. Pasteurization kills bacteria that could contaminate the milk. Any enzymes would also likely be denatured, but milk should have little if any lactase present anyway.

Just a thought...

Also with such a high rate of bovine leukemia I wouldn't risk it either.

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Also with such a high rate of bovine leukemia I wouldn't risk it either.

I don't think that's as much of an issue if the raw milk comes from organic grass-fed cows (but I might not know what I'm talking aboutt :wacko:)

Pasteurization kills bacteria that could contaminate the milk. Any enzymes would also likely be denatured, but milk should have little if any lactase present anyway.

Raw milk also contains amylase, catalase, lactoperoxidase, lipase and phosphatase (according to www.raw-milk-facts.com)

Sorry to go off topic. I just find this subject interesting for some reason. I also just read on that website that milk from grass-fed cows contains its own antibiotic properties. Interesting...


"Let food be thy medicine, and let thy medicine be food." - Hippocrates

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humans originally only ate fruits, vegetables (root vegetables), seeds, nuts, and meats. no dairy, no grains. you'll be fine. get weight bearing exercise (for bone health) and consider a calcium supplement, but you don't even need grains for carbohydrates - fruits and vegetables are mostly made of them.


Tiffany aka "Have I Mentioned Chocolate Lately?"

Inconclusive Blood Tests, Positive Dietary Results, No Endoscopy

G.F. - September 2003; C.F. - July 2004

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Bellevue, WA

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humans originally only ate fruits, vegetables (root vegetables), seeds, nuts, and meats. no dairy, no grains. you'll be fine. get weight bearing exercise (for bone health) and consider a calcium supplement, but you don't even need grains for carbohydrates - fruits and vegetables are mostly made of them.

Very true. If we ate this way I'm sure that we would all be much healthier. After reading so many labels, I find it concerning how much junk that we put in our bodies. I can't seem to live by such a healthy diet, but I am definitely interested in buying foods with the least amount of ingredients.

Sorry for getting off topic.


Jenny

Son 6 yrs old, Positive blood work, Outstanding dietary response, no biopsy.

Household mostly gluten free since 3/07

Me: HLA-DQ 02 & 0302 (DQ 08), which I ran & analyzed myself!Currently gluten lite, negative tTG, asymptomatic

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