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August 15, 2014

I’ve long held the view that the rising levels of peanut allergy are probably due to underlying contaminants in the peanuts, or alternatively, disturbances of the immune system from other causes (possibly antibiotic or vaccination effects).

 

2 things support the peanut contamination view;

 

1)      One of my clients has immediate anaphylaxis to peanuts, yet absolutely no reaction to organic peanuts.   There are only 2 peanut species in the world, with a constituent profile almost exactly the same, so it’s doubtful the type of nut per se is to blame.   While organic peanuts have no pesticides or herbicides, non-organic peanuts may be exposed to over 20 pesticides/herbicides during growth & production, and the types used differ between countries.

 

2)      A recent journal article proposed the link between glyphosate Herbicide (Roundup) and coeliac disease, showing a strong correlation between the use of glyphosate and increasing levels of coeliac...

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