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Too Much of a Good Thing?
years, we have warned clients as well
as the public that, while calcium is
quite beneficial, it can be create a
host of health issues if not taken in
a dose ideal for the individual.
Given the fact that many are taking
higher doses of supplemental vitamin D
(which greatly enhances the absorption
of calcium), it is important to be
vigilant when computing total calcium
intake from food and supplements.
Too Much of a Good Thing.
it our imagination or are gluten
intolerance, and dietary disorders
in general, increasingly in the
news? Does this mean they're on the
rise? The answers are yes and yes,
according to experts.
is indeed well documented that all
autoimmune (and allergic disorders)
are on the rise worldwide, but
limited to developed areas,"
said Stefano Guandalini, founder and
medical director of University of
Chicago Celiac Disease Center, in an
email interview. "In general it
is safe to say that rates will
double every 20 years or so."
- and the rates will not stop
rising as long as glutenous foods
are a staple of our diet. The
aforementioned quote recently
appeared in the Minneapolis Star
Tribune. I know Dr. Guandalini well.
There are some very interesting
tidbits here and I have added my
comments where applicable.
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A client asked this question and we
thought it would be beneficial to
share my response:
Bonnie, what has your experience
been with xylitol being a source of
intolerance by some? How do the
symptoms present themselves?
The most common symptoms are
flatulence and loose stool. The
alternative sweetener Xylitol has a
laxative effect if consumed in
excess. Moderation is key when
The other issue is that the source
of most xylitol is corn. For corn
intolerant individuals, this is not
ideal. We only recommend Xylichew
brand gum, for instance, because the
source comes from birch bark, not
In short, if xylitol presents these
problems, lower the amount you
consume or switch to stevia
Have a happy, healthy day.
Bonnie, Steve, and the staff at
Nutritional Concepts Inc.