Episode #300 – How Gluten Can Destroy Your Brain and Nervous System with Dr Peter Osborne

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In our 300th podcast episode, I interview Dr Peter Osborne and we discuss the mechanisms for how gluten intolerance can lead to brain inflammation, brain fog, mood disorders, neuropathy, and dementia.  Find out the latest scientific research on grain and what to do if you have gluten sensitivity.

  • 03:45:Introduction to Dr. Peter Osborne
  • 04:50: What is the gut-brain connection?
  • 06:40: What is leaky brain? 
  • 09:50: What is it about gluten that causes leaky gut?
  • 17:00: Why can you eat grain in Europe and feel great?
  • 17:50: What percentage of people are gluten sensitive?
  • 20:00: What are the symptoms of gluten sensitivity?
  • 25:50: Is gluten a nerve toxin?
  • 28:30: What are the major nutrient deficiencies associated with gluten sensitivity? 
  • 30:50: Vitamin D deficiency and the sun
  • 32:00: Understanding magnesium deficiency
  • 33:00: Is it enough to go on a gluten-free diet?
  • 34:50: Why you really need to look at the gluten-free label
  • 35:50: What are the practical changes you can make?
  • 37:00: Why you can’t have a cheat day with gluten
  • 41:40: What are the tips if you’re traveling or eating out? 
  • 44:20: What are the key supplements for gluten-sensitivity?

On today’s 300th episode of Functional Nutrition with Dr. Jockers, there’s cause for celebration — but without the inflammation! Dr. Jockers is chatting to one of the most sought-after functional medicine doctors in the country and a bonafide ‘gluten-free warrior’, Dr Peter Osborne. 

He is the Clinical Director of Origins Healthcare in Sugar Land, Texas, and the founder of Gluten Free Society and author of the wildly popular and important book, ‘No Grain, No Pain’. Learn how gluten can destroy your brain and nervous system. Find out the latest scientific research on grain, and what to do if you have gluten-sensitivity

What is in gluten, and how does it affect your gut health and nervous system? What supplements should you take and what should you eat while traveling? From the science to the daily practice, this is functional nutrition at its smartest and most sympathetic. Empower yourself with the luminary Dr. Peter Osborne and say goodbye to poor gut health and cognitive decline.

“Gluten is a sticky storage protein that binds to the small intestinal wall where it often causes digestive and immune system disorders.  Gluten sensitivity is a major factor in inflammatory disorders of the gut, immune system, skin and nervous system.”-Dr. Peter Osborne.


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