List of my supplement reactions caused by induced deficiencies

nutritional therapy
(Updated Sept 2020.) When I first wrote this post I was still operating under the assumption that my health issues were due to nutritional deficiencies caused by 31 years of undiagnosed celiac disease. Since then I have identified as the culprit systemic inflammation and liver damage caused by lead, mold, and iron poisoning. I spent far more time than I should have on the nutritional therapy angle, but what can you do. I did discover some interesting interactions during my experiments, and I record here the ones I am most confident about. I had a lot of success treating many complaints, but the unrecognized environmental damage slowly overwhelmed it all ... note all the "headaches, insomnia, suppressed breathing" entries. As I've mentioned in more than a few posts, reactions to…
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A few more tips on the alkaline diet

by Nancy See Nancy's earlier post on the battle for her gallbladder. Here's what I've picked up in the 16 years I've been using the alkaline diet to control my gallbladder problems. Some of them I've been taught by a wonderful, non-mainstream acupuncturist I've used for many years. Alkaline/acidic food lists vary from source to source. Even so-called experts seem to confuse acidic foods and acid-forming foods. Some foods which are in themselves acidic, such as lemons, are actually metabolized in the body as an alkaline -- that is, they're alkaline-forming. The information about coffee is a good example: some lists say it's good for your gallbladder and some say it's bad. Here's what I've found. Coffee is quite acidic. I love coffee. I have one mocha a day (organic,…
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