One of my current frustrations is that 23andMe™, and online report readers, are used to self-diagnose rather than get the lab test for histamine intolerance.
Here is a report from a popular online 23andMe™ report reader of the “DAO” snps from one of my clients.
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I have been meaning to share some information about the worst advice I’ve ever heard about the autoimmune paleo diet that I think could really help you.
But first a little background.
My friend (for the sake of her privacy lets call her Jane) has Hashimoto disease and has been very ill for years. She had not only looked grey and tired for as long as I had known her but she could barely get out of bed.
After what seems like the ridiculously compulsory round of doctors, she eventually found a doctor who suggested she try the autoimmune paleo diet.
A month or so later I bumped into her at our local farmers market and she looked really amazing.
And it was not just anecdotal. Her thyroid anti-bodies had dropped by 90% in a single month on the autoimmune paleo diet.
Of course, I knew diet was that important, but even I was stunned. The results were indisputable. Or so I thought.
A few weeks later Jane called me and asked me if we could catch up. She needed to bounce something off me. She’d been given some advice that just did not sit right with her.
So here it is;
The Worst Advice I’ve Ever Heard About the Autoimmune Paleo Diet.
Today I am releasing my new ebook Nourished : Over 30 Delicious Low Histamine Soups which is available for download on all major book selling platforms.
Do you have mutations of MTHFR? Vitamin C can boost your folate by 50%.
Folate is a critical nutrient for protecting DNA and in homocysteine methylation. Yet folate is very fickle.
If you have an MTHFR mutation, in the presence of oxidative stress, then folate can become unstable and wreak havoc.
However, at least three small human studies, have shown that vitamin C acts to stabilise folate. Not only that but it helps to absorb it even with a fickle C667T MTHFR polymorphism.