Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #203

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In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we spoke with Julie Matthews and discussed the best diet for autism.

On Wednesday’s podcast release, we answered your listener questions on elemental diet for ulcers, keto diet and thyroid disease, red light therapy for the gut, and more.

Latest Research

In a population with high rate and early age of onset of H. Pylori infection Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source, this study found that only infection with Cag A positive strains is associated with autoimmune thyroid disease, and this may be due to immune cross-reactivity.

The findings in this study also suggest that H. pylori infection potentially plays a part in the development of autoimmune thyroid disease Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source.

The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between Helicobacter pylori (Hp) infection, serum thyroid hormone levels and certain cardiovascular risk factors in normal blood donor volunteers.

The study concluded that a relationship exists between Hp infection and the presence of high titers of thyroid autoantibodies in blood donors. However there are no indications of the existence of a relationship between Hp infection with thyroid hormone levels, lipid concentrations and other cardiovascular risk factors Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source.


Laugh a Little!

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Healthy Foodie

Elana Amsterdam: Low-Carb Irish Soda Bread
Sébastien Noël: Simple And Thick Carrot Soup
PaleoLeap: Shrimp Burgers With Pineapple-avocado Salsa
Jason Glaspey, Founder: Paleo Creamsicle

Happiness Homework

Make yourself a green smoothie or juice.

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

“Your mind is your instrument. Learn to be its master and not its slave.”
— Remez Sasson

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