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This link is updated regularly and contains technical data supporting the role of fungi and their byproducts in the disease process.  The purpose of this link is twofold; 

1. Many physicians, nurses or other healthcare professionals want more information on the fungus link to serious illness prior to prescribing anti-fungal medications or recommending a dietary change for their patients.  The articles posted in this link are scientific and with few exceptions are taken from medical journals familiar to healthcare workers.  In the interest of brevity, Luke Curtis, MD, locates relevant articles and then extrapolates the information making review simple.  Of course, the entire article is also attached.

2. Many lay people ask us for technical data supporting the link between exposure to fungus and symptoms and diseases.  We encourage all visitors to this site to take some time and study these technical articles prior to initiating lifestyle changes, including dietary changes and to do so with their physician's awareness and approval.  Tens of thousands of scientific articles confirm a fungus or fungal byproduct link to disease.  Attached are more recent articles.
May, 08
2012

Probiotic Cheese May Improve the Immune System

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Cheese has been made and eaten by humans for thousands of years.  Cheese is easy to digest and is very rich in some nutrients such as protein, fat, calcium, and potassium.   On the negative side, some older aged cheese like Roquefort can contain molds and mycotoxins.


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May, 08
2012

Corn Syrup May Help Promote Obesity

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The average US adult eats about 700 calories a day of refined sugars, of which about 300 calories consist of high fructose corn syrup. From 1970 to 2000, US per person consumption of corn syrup increased more than 10 fold. Corn syrup is an inexpensive, US grown sweetener, which is used in many items such as colas and soft drinks, fruit juice drinks, baked goods, energy bars, cereals, jellies, jam, and desserts.

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May, 16
2012

Violent Video Games and Violent Behavior

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Many video games involved violent themes.  For example, several games involve killing prison guards in order to escape jail.  Many young people play video games for hours at a time and concern has been expressed that playing violent video games can lead to violent behavior.

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May, 16
2012

Preventing and Treating Candida Skin Infections

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Candida is a yeast (mold or fungus) which frequently grows in the intestines of humans.   Candida can kill off good bacteria in the intestines.  Candida in the intestines can also produce significant amount of ethanol (beverage alcohol), acetaldehyde (a toxic chemical) and a number of highly allergenic (allergy causing) proteins.

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May, 08
2012

Indoor Allergen Research

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A number of indoor mammals, birds and crustaceans can produce proteins which can cause allergies and worsen asthma in sensitive people.  Dust mites, cockroaches, birds, mice, rats, cats, dogs, horses, pigs and cattle all produce allergens in their droppings, salvia, skin, fur or feathers.   Exposure to these allergens have been linked to higher skin test reactivity and higher rates of asthma and wheezing.

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