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Why do so many people have autoimmune diseases?

Question

My practitioner diagnosed me with Hashimoto’s and celiac disease, two autoimmune diseases. It seems many of my friends have an autoimmune disease too, including psoriasis, arthritis, Type I diabetes, and even multiple sclerosis. Why is it so common now?

Answer

Incidences of autoimmune disease, in which the body’s immune system attacks its own tissue, have skyrocketed and continue to climb, affecting as many as one in nine Americans.

Hygiene hypothesis incomplete

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The most powerful antioxidant

Question

It seems every day there is a new antioxidant for sale that claims to be the best. Which one truly is the best?

Answer

The one you don’t hear much about—glutathione. Glutathione is the body’s most important antioxidant. But it’s not effective taken orally.

What is glutathione?

Glutathione is a molecule that performs many protective functions. It helps shield the body’s cells from destruction and disease, it aids in detoxification, and it helps the immune system function at its best.

Ideally our bodies make sufficient glutathione to resist illness, to slow aging and degeneration, and to prevent chronic and autoimmune diseases.

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