LDN Nutrition and Lifestyle Blog

Practical tips and strategies for living better from our Research Advisor, nutritionist Jill Brook

Should we eat gluten?

In 2012, Dr. Alessio Fasano published several important findings showing that excessive intestinal permeability (leaky gut) can…
7 different ways to reduce inflammation through diet

Eating higher quality foods:  The most straightforward way to reduce inflammation is to replace processed foods with more whole,…
Foods that can improve sleep

This study found that people had worse sleep after eating foods lower in fiber and higher in sugar and saturated fat:  https://…
Nutritional approaches to reduce fibromyalgia pain

In this study, supplementing with vitamin D3 reduced perceptions of pain:  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24438771/  …
BPA and BPA-free plastic food containers are both disasters for our health

The chemical BPA (short for bisphenol A) in common plastics has been associated with autoimmune disease and “endocrine disruption…
Trying to lose weight?  Put your kitchen counter tops to work!

Cornell researchers studied hundreds of American households, recording the height and weight of each family member, and the types…
Eating to Help LDN Help You

These come from observations of LDN prescribers and patients, as described in The LDN Book and in Linda Elsegood’s interviews on…