Posts Tagged ‘oxidative stress and inflammation’

vitamin c and MTHFR

MTHFR? Vitamin C Can Boost Your Folate by 50%

August 4, 2015  |  Blog, Histamine Intolerance  |  19 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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CYP450 Inhibitors and Inducers

CYP450 Enzymes: A Complete List of the Most Potent Inhibiting and Inducing Foods and Bioactives

I have been wanting to write this post for some time about CYP450 inhibitors: a complete list of the most potent inhibiting and inducing foods and bio-actives for some time. This information has made one of the biggest difference to my health and wellbeing and continues to do so.

It has become abundantly clear to me that the trigger of my mast cell activation was CYP450 mutations and prescription medication. I am also not alone as around 10% of the population have a similar mutation.

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