Posts Tagged ‘oxidative stress and inflammation’

Nourished : Over 30 Delicious Low Histamine Soups

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.

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vitamin c and MTHFR

MTHFR? Vitamin C Can Boost Your Folate by 50%

August 4, 2015  |  Blog, Histamine Intolerance  |  18 Comments

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.

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Bio-individual Triggers of Histamine Intolerance

The Bio-Individual Triggers of Histamine Intolerance

Histamine intolerance is often misperceived as a diagnosis with a one-dimensional solution aimed at lowering dietary histamines.

I believe that this one-dimensional focus is misconceived. At best this leaves someone who is histamine intolerant managing symptoms. At worst it leaves them ignoring he main source of histamine intolerance.

I believe that histamine intolerance…

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Glutathione: A List of the Most Potent Inhibiting and Inducing Anti-oxidant Foods and Bioactives

Glutathione: A List of the Most Potent Inhibiting and Inducing Anti-oxidant Foods and Bioactives

July 2, 2015  |  Blog, Drug Intolerance  |  1 Comment

This post on glutathione: a list of the most potent inhibiting and inducing anti-oxidant foods and bioactives, is a companion to CYP450 Enzymes: A Complete List of the Most Potent Inhibiting and Inducing Foods and Bioactives.

Those of you who are regular readers of my blog will know that glutathione is to me what turmeric or quercetin is to others. I can literally feel a dramatic difference in my health and wellbeing.

Whilst it has become abundantly clear to me that the trigger of my mast cell activation was CYP450 mutations (a Phase 1 Liver issue) and prescription medication (which resulted in a toxic shock due to the CYP450 mutation), it is also abundantly clear to me that my body laps up glutathione and anti-oxidants.

Why? Because glutathione and anti-oxidants are critical to detoxification.

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