Dr. Scott Collie D.C.C.N

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All About MSG: What has MSG?

MSG is rarely labeled as MSG anymore because of the bad rap that it has portrayed over the last couple decades. They have resorted to calling it other names. Here are ingredients that ALWAYS contain glutamic acid. You may want to take a better look at the food labels and take heed: Glutamic acid Glutamate […]

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All About MSG: What is Monosodium glutamate?

Monosodium glutamate, also known as sodium glutamate or MSG, is the sodium salt of glutamic acid, one of the most abundant naturally occurring non-essential amino acids. MSG (monosodium glutamate) was discovered (1908) by Professor Kikunae Ikeda. He isolated this flavor from seaweed broth and called it Monosodium Glutamate. With the help of the Ajinomoto Corp […]

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What Is Going On With Gluten (Part 3)

They include our lack of genetic adaptation to grasses, and particularly gluten, in our diet. Wheat was introduced into Europe during the Middle Ages, and 30 percent of people of European descent carry the gene for celiac disease (HLA DQ2 or HLA DQ8), which increases susceptibility to health problems from eating gluten. American strains of […]

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What Is Going On With Gluten (Part 2)

*In Part 1 of this series on gluten, we took a look at what gluten is and how it is becoming more and more harmful to us. In Part 2, we take a look at just how gluten can destroy a body.* People with gluten sensitivity cannot properly digest gluten-based foods. The effects of consuming […]

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What Is Going With Gluten? (Part 1)

First of all let me explain what gluten is and then why it has become increasingly harmful to us. Traditionally, gluten is defined as a cohesive, elastic protein that is left behind after starch is washed away from wheat flour dough. Only wheat is considered to have true gluten. Gluten is actually a protein made […]

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12 Foods That Reduce Inflammation (Part 1)

Chronic inflammation almost always lurks beneath the surface of blood sugar issues and excess weight. This type of inflammation also increases the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer, the top killers in our nation today. If you want to know if your body is carrying inflammation, a comprehensive blood test can give […]

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