Episode 109: Dr. Peter Osborne

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Description: Host Elle Russ sits down with Dr. Peter Osborne, the clinical director of Origins Healthcare Center in Sugar Land, TX, and author of No Grain, No Pain. Dr. Osborne is a doctor of chiropractic medicine, a Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist and an expert in orthomolecular and functional medicine. His clinical focus is the holistic natural treatment of chronic degenerative diseases with a primary focus on gluten sensitivity and food allergies. He has helped thousands of patients recover from mysterious medical illnesses.

Get ready folks, because this episode is chock full of fascinating (and digestible) facts on the issues grains cause within the body.

Show Notes:

  • What’s the connection between grain inflammation and weight gain? [00:06:45]
  • Why you don’t want high levels of antibodies in your system. [00:08:25]
  • Why Hashimoto’s Disease is not all that complicated of a disorder to alleviate. [00:09:30]
  • The specifics of genetic and allergy testing. [00:10:00]
  • What is a delayed allergy response? [00:12:30]
  • Does Dr. Osborne administer a food sensitivity test? [00:15:45]
  • What’s the prescription pain medication trap? [00:18:40]
  • What’s the connection between a body’s war on inflammation, obesity and muscle mass? [00:22:58]
  • How does a grain based diet create nutrient deficiency? [00:27:45]
  • The issue with “gluten-free” foods. [00:32:40]
  • Why coffee can be an issue for those with food sensitivities. [00:37:35]
  • What are proteolytic enzymes and how Dr. Osborne uses them in his practice? [00:39:46]
  • Dr. Osborne talks about No Pain, No Gain, and some of the 30 program’s many success stories. [00:42:46]
  • Dr. Osborne personal story: How did this become his passion? [00:44:38]
  • Gluten may catch all the press, but it’s not the only issue with grains. [00:52:00]
  • Mood and gut health. [00:53:53]

Selected Links from the Episode:
Dr. Peter Osborne
Gluten Free Society
No Grain, No Pain

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4 thoughts on “Episode 109: Dr. Peter Osborne

  1. Phill Hutton

    Loved the podcast. Lots of great info.
    However, when I heard you say that coffee and cacao are actually legumes I was skeptical. Some quick searching around seems to indicate that people think they are NOT legumes. Do you have any sources saying they are?


  2. Allison

    The coffee bean is not a legume. It is a seed of the coffee plant. Same thing with chocolate- it is a seed, not a legume. To imply that drinking coffee is the same as drinking “bean juice” is ridiculous! Many people have trouble digesting chocolate and coffee not because they are “beans” but because coffee and chocolate cross-react with gluten. The Paleo Mom website explains this and how it can be troublesome for those with auto-immune disorders..

  3. Uncladlad

    Catching up on the podcasts here, but one thing this guy got wrong was his gripe against coffee and chocolate being legumes.

    They’re not legumes. They’re seeds. Seeds from a fruit. Not beans. We just call them that.

    I don’t know why Mark let this play without editing that part, or why the interviewer didn’t call him on it.

  4. Rebecca Ratliff

    Can you link the source for the claim that the government banned the sale of grains at one point in the 1940s? Very interesting but I’d never heard it before and would love further information on that.


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