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Autoimmune Support Groups for Food Sensitivity

By Marviene Fulton | Sep 20, 2017

Why isn’t there more Information? There are so many support groups out there for autoimmune type diseases such as Celiac, Crohn’s, IBS and Colitis it astonishes me that these groups know so little about food sensitivity. The science behind food sensitivity testing have been around for over 25 years. People suffering from autoimmune diseases can …

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What is Methylation

By Marviene Fulton | Jul 27, 2017

Importance of the methylation process and why it is a good idea to get tested. Discover What is Methylation Methylation is defined as a very crucial metabolic process that takes place in all body cells, the organs and the entire organ systems of living things. The whole process of methylation involves taking the methyl group …

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Summary of the ALCAT & Conclusions

By Marviene Fulton | Jul 17, 2017

SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS Both, immune- as well as non-immune mediated food intolerance and associated inflammatory conditions often go unrecognized as the underlying cause of many different symptoms and health complaints. Their consequences may be long-term and reflected in a wide range of mild to serious disorders such as metabolic syndrome, neurological damage and immune compromise. …

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Hearing Criticisms about Allergy Testing?

By Marviene Fulton | Jul 17, 2017

CRITICISMS Many criticisms of the Alcat Test are made using outdated incorrect and misleading information, or based entirely on opinions not grounded in current research. The most common criticism is based on incorrectly labeling the Alcat Test as a cytotoxic test. Cytotoxic testing was dismissed by the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology as worthless …

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3 Interesting Health Test Case Studies

By Marviene Fulton | Jul 17, 2017

CASE STUDIES Case Study 1 – Skin > Dr. Fiorenzo Angehrn, Director, Klinic Piano, Bienne, Switzerland. Specialist in surgery and phlebology (vein disorders). The outer skin is immunologically related to the intestinal mucosa, which may be thought of as the body’s inner skin. Therefore, disturbances in the gut may present as blemishes, acne or skin …

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Allergy Testing History

By Marviene Fulton | Jul 17, 2017

  HISTORY Baron Clemens von Pirquet, a Viennese pediatrician, introduced the term allergy at the beginning of the last century. He described allergies as an “altered reaction”. Today the term has come to describe the overreaction of the body’s immune system to otherwise harmless antigens. In 1963, Coombs and Gell proposed a model of allergies …

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The Role of the Innate Immune System

By Marviene Fulton | Jul 17, 2017

SCIENTIFIC BACKGROUND AND THE ROLE OF THE INNATE IMMUNE SYSTEM The human immune system consists of three layers of protective and defensive mechanisms that work together to protect the body. The first layer can be described as a coarse filter. This layer specializes in capturing, destroying, or deactivating potential pathogens. Your skin protects vulnerable areas …

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