Peer-reviewed resources for inquisitive patients and their doctors:


Nutrients. 2013 Sep 26;5(10):3839-53. Non-Celiac Gluten sensitivity: the new frontier of gluten related disorders. Catassi C, Bai JC, Bonaz B, Bouma G, et al. 

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2012 Jul;1258:25-33. Zonulin, regulation of tight junctions, and autoimmune diseases. Fasano A.  


Metab Brain Dis. 2013 Dec;28(4):523-40. A neuro-immune model of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic fatigue syndrome. Morris G, Maes M. 

Altern Med Rev. 2001 Oct;6(5):450-9. Chronic fatigue syndrome: oxidative stress and dietary modifications. Logan AC, Wong C. 

J Am Coll Nutr. 2000 Jun;19(3):374-82. Magnesium status and parameters of the oxidant-antioxidant balance in patients with chronic fatigue: effects of supplementation with magnesium. Manuel y Keenoy B, Moorkens G, Vertommen J, Noe M, Nève J, De Leeuw I. 

Med Hypotheses. 2013 Sep;81(3):414-23. Chronic fatigue syndrome from vagus nerve infection: a psychoneuroimmunological hypothesis. VanElzakker MB.


Plant Physiol. 2000 Jul;123(3):825-32. Phytochelatins and their roles in heavy metal detoxification. Cobbett CS. 


Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2007 Mar-Apr;25(2):182-8. Double-blind, multicenter trial comparing acetyl l-carnitine with placebo in the treatment of fibromyalgia patients. Rossini M, Di Munno O, Valentini G, et al. 

Arthritis Res Ther. 2010;12(1):R17. Mitochondrial dysfunction and mitophagy activation in blood mononuclear cells of fibromyalgia patients: implications in the pathogenesis of the disease. Cordero MD, De Miguel M, Moreno Fernández AM, et al. 

Nutrition. 2012 Nov-Dec;28(11-12):1200-3. Oral coenzyme Q10 supplementation improves clinical symptoms and recovers pathologic alterations in blood mononuclear cells in a fibromyalgia patient. Cordero MD, Cotán D, et al. 

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Sep;65(9):1449-59. Creatine supplementation in fibromyalgia: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Alves CR, Santiago BM, Lima FR, Otaduy MC, Calich AL, et al.  

Mitochondrial Nutrition

J Neurol Sci. 2007 Jun 15;257(1-2):221-39. Mitochondria, metabolic disturbances, oxidative stress and the kynurenine system, with focus on neurodegenerative disorders. Sas K, Robotka H, Toldi J, Vécsei L. 

Ach Biochem Biophys. 2007 Jun 15;462(2):245-53. Selective degradation of mitochondria by mitophagy. Kim I, Rodriguez-Enriquez S, Lemasters JJ. 

Exp Mol Pathol. 2007 Aug;83(1):84-92. Mitochondrial dysfunction and molecular pathways of disease. Pieczenik SR, Neustadt J. 

Science. 2011 Aug 26;333(6046):1109-12. Mitochondria and the autophagy-inflammation-cell death axis in organismal aging. Green DR, Galluzzi L, Kroemer G. 

Intermittent Fasting

Autophagy. 2010 Aug;6(6):702-10. Short-term fasting induces profound neuronal autophagy. Alirezaei M, Kemball CC, Flynn CT, Wood MR, Whitton JL, Kiosses WB. 

Curr Pharm Des. 2013 Sep 26. Calorie Restriction and Dietary Restriction Mimetics: a Strategy for Improving Healthy Aging and Longevity. Testa G, Biasi F, Poli G, Chiarpotto E.


PLoS One. 2010 Sep 28;5(9). Lipoic acid attenuates inflammation via cAMP and protein kinase A signaling. Salinthone S, Yadav V, Schillace RV, Bourdette DN, Carr DW.

J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2002 Mar-Apr;25(3):168-79. The diet-induced proinflammatory state: a cause of chronic pain and other degenerative diseases? Seaman DR. 

Gut Health 

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Feb 2;107(5):2159-64. Generation of regulatory dendritic cells and CD4+Foxp3+ T cells by probiotics administration suppresses immune disorders. Kwon HK, Lee CG, So JS, Chae CS, et al  

Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2004 Oct;8(5):364-8. Fibromyalgia: the gastrointestinal link. Wallace DJ, Hallegua DS. 

Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2012 Sep;37(9):1369-78. Regulation of the stress response by the gut microbiota: implications for psychoneuroendocrinology. Dinan TG, Cryan JF. 

Neurochem Int. 2013 Dec;63(8):756-64. Prebiotic feeding elevates central brain derived neurotrophic factor, N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor subunits and d-serine. Savignac HM, Corona G, Mills H, et al. 

Biol Psychiatry. 2013 Nov 15;74(10):720-6. Psychobiotics: a novel class of psychotropic. Dinan TG, Stanton C, Cryan JF. 

Safety of High Fat Diets

Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Mar;91(3):502-9. Saturated fat, carbohydrate, and cardiovascular disease. Siri-Tarino PW, Sun Q, Hu FB, Krauss RM. 

Eur J Nutr. 2013 Feb;52(1):1-24. The relationship between high-fat dairy consumption and obesity, cardiovascular, and metabolic disease. Kratz M, Baars T, Guyenet S. 

Ketogenic Diets

Nutrition. 2013 Apr;29(4):635-40. Stimulation of mild, sustained ketonemia by medium-chain triacylglycerols in healthy humans: estimated potential contribution to brain energy metabolism. Courchesne-Loyer A, Fortier M, Tremblay-Mercier J, et al. 

J Cancer Res Ther. 2009 Sep;5 Suppl 1:S7-15. Targeting energy metabolism in brain cancer through calorie restriction and the ketogenic diet. Seyfried BT, Kiebish M, Marsh J, Mukherjee P. 

Paleolithic Diets

World Rev Nutr Diet. 1999;84:19-73. Cereal grains: humanity's double-edged sword. Cordain L.

Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Feb;81(2):341-54. Origins and evolution of the Western diet: health implications for the 21st century. Eaton SB, et al.