The Carroll Institute Gut Health Blog

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, infinitely...

Gut problems not getting better? Consider gut autoimmunity

The immune system is responsible for protecting us from bacteria, viruses, parasites, and other pathogens. However, many factors of modern life have created exploding rates of immune-related disorders, including autoimmunity — a condition in which the immune system...

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Unwinding leaky gut

Before reading about how to unwind leaky gut, it’s important to understand what causes it so you can identify the best strategies to improve your gut and brain health. Unwinding leaky gut is a multi-faceted approach that consists of following a restricted diet, taking...

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Food sensitivity testing with Cyrex Labs

I use Cyrex Labs for food sensitivity testing because their tests are highly accurate, consistent, and based on the latest research and development. What’s more, they test for multiple forms of foods (raw, cooked, processed, and combined foods), versus outdated tests...

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Gluten Intolerance Not as Simple as Once Thought

Testing for gluten-intolerance incomplete until now — New lab offers breakthrough Gluten has been linked in the literature to 55 diseases so far, most of them autoimmune. The effect of gluten on brain and nervous tissue is significantly worse and more far-reaching...

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Artificial Sweeteners Lead to Obesity

The artificial sweeteners that are widely seen as a way to combat obesity and diabetes could, in part, be contributing to the global epidemic of these conditions. An article recently published in Nature indicates that artificial sweeteners are likely to be disrupting...

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EATING GLUTEN INCREASES THE NEED FOR THYROID HORMONES

A new study shows Hashimoto’s patients with symptomless celiac disease (i.e., no digestive complaints) require 49 percent more T4 to achieve the same TSH levels as non-celiac Hashimoto’s patients. After the patients followed a gluten-free diet for 11 months their TSH...

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