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Dr. Fasano Awarded Functional Medicine’s Linus Pauling Award

Dr. Fasano Given Highest Honor for Functional Medicine The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) recently held it’s annual international conference in Dallas, TX. At the conference, Dr. Alesio Fasano was recognized with the Linus Pauling award for his research endeavors around celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. Dr. Fasano is pictured to the right with Dr. […]

Leaky Gut – Leaky Brain – Gluten is an equal opportunity destroyer

With more and more coming out in research about gluten intolerance, awareness continues to spread about the different manifestations of eating this detrimental protein. Studies on Leaky Brain – Gluten sensitivity research identifies a connection between gluten induced leaky gut, and leaky brain. The ramifications of these findings are important to understand the broad scope […]

Bread Madness – Schizophrenia or Gluten Sensitivity?

The more we study gluten, the more we learn how antiquated and out dated the current definitions being used to define it are. Less than a year ago, it was thought that celiac disease was the only manifestation of gluten sensitivity. Today this false misconception has been dis-proven in multiple studies, trials, and anecdotally in […]

Dr. Fasano Discusses Leaky Gut with Dr. Peter Osborne

  Dr. Fasano, leader of the University of Maryland Celiac Research Center, and I sat down for a private one on one interview. We discussed gluten sensitivity vs. celiac disease, leaky gut (intestinal permeability) and leaky brain, research on newly discovered gluten proteins, and mental diseases (schizophrenia, bipolar, depression). These issues have been under great […]

Dr. Alessio Fasano – Genes Plus the Wrong Food = Gluten Sensitivity

Dr. Fasano of the University of Maryland Mucosal Biology Research Center (and Celiac disease research center) discusses his insights into the differences between gluten sensitivity and celiac disease. He further goes on to explain three groups of gluten reactors: Those with an allergic (IgE) reaction to gluten (500-600 thousand people in the U.S. have this) […]