The Connor Wellness Clinic Blog: Autoimmunity

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Gluten: How Does it Affect Your Body?

Gluten: How Does it Affect Your Body?

WHAT IS GLUTEN?
A protein that is found in wheat, barley, and rye, gluten is the substance that makes most breads stretchy and elastic. As the name indicates, this gluten protein acts as a kind of “glue” to hold the bread together. And while gluten is great for making baked goods taste yummy, it is the only protein that is completely unable to be digested by the human body. Gluten is like glue in the intestinal track. This is why some people have a tendency to build up an intolerance or sensitivity to gluten. 
HOW DOES GLUTEN AFFECT THE BODY?

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6 Ways To Jumpstart Your Way To Healthy Eating

6 Ways To Jumpstart Your Way To Healthy Eating

Good intentions to eat healthy and lose weight can easily be sabotaged by high stress and long work hours. You buy the vegetables to make a tofu stir-fry, but when you arrive home from work or picking up the kids from day care, you’re over hungry. As a result, while...

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Magnesium: Are you Deficient?

Magnesium: Are you Deficient?

11 Signs Your Body is Missing Magnesium Surprisingly, about 80% of the American population is deficient in the critical mineral: magnesium. In one recent survey, it was found that 93% of people have heard of magnesium but only 18% are taking magnesium...

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Lectins – The Basics

Lectins – The Basics

What are lectins? ‘Sticky’ proteins found in plants that protect plants from predation but can damage human tissue Why are they problematic? They can damage the gut lining and cause ‘leaky gut’ We have evolved to deal with some high lectin foods better than others...

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Is Low Cholesterol Healthy?

Is Low Cholesterol Healthy?

Cholesterol is still so controversial these days. Yet, for the first time, the scientific advisory panel for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggests that we should no longer advise the public to be concerned about their cholesterol intake from...

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How Stress Affects Your Body And Immune System

How Stress Affects Your Body And Immune System

Stress is a normal part of modern daily life, but most people are not aware of the negative consequences stress can have on their health—until it is too late. Some people are able to cope with stress better than others, while others take practical steps to reduce...

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