Autoimmune Arsenal: Diet

Dietary experiments, opinions, recommendations and advice for everyone! (not just those with autoimmunity)

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Diet: Eating According to Traditional Wisdom

Characteristics of traditional diets, as well as some easy to follow nutritional guidelines on the dietary wisdom that gave 'primitive' people their well-developed physiques and kept them free from the physical degeneration most of our population experience with age today!

IBD & Crohn’s: 4 Step Healing Plan

Recently a friend of mine with Crohn's had another flare up and approached me for advice regarding how to lower inflammation naturally and prevent future flare ups. I've been meaning to read up more about Crohn's and similar Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) and so took this opportunity to do just that. In the process, I've [...]

More Raw Foods and Salads!

One thing I've come to realise is that, as Asians, most of our diet consists of cooked vegetables, meat and rice. Less emphasis is placed on raw foods, fermented foods and salads. This is where we might be lacking in important nutrients, fibre (prebiotics) and beneficial bacteria (probiotics).  Hence since recovering from my recent episode [...]

Homework-turned-blogpost: Life-Changing Lecture – The Origins and Evolution of the Western Diet

"As I've previously mentioned, module 4 started me on this quest to find out exactly what kind of diet humans have evolved to eat over the millenniums. Finally! I think I may have found the answer. This is a lecture by Professor Loren Cordain about the origins and evolution of the western diet. It is about an [...]

Homework-turned-blogpost: Unreliable Scientific Data

"Another interesting video about how we have been misled to believe that Fats are bad for us. How distinguished scientists cherry pick their data to support their own hypotheses. How the media, politics, marketing and institutions all played a role in promoting their own agendas centered about profit and funding. How nutritional scientists jumped on [...]

Homework turned Blog-post: NTR320 Intro

To save time and not waste the hours of effort I've already put into these homework assignments, I shall be posting my assignments on this blog for anyone's reading pleasure and hopefully, some extra education which can then be passed on. 🙂 "Hi everyone, before I write about myself, I just wanna say that the [...]