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Dr Greg Newson N.D.

Free ResourcesPyroluria Foods

While nutritional supplementation is essential for Pyroluria sufferers, learning what foods to eat and what to avoid are crucial for the long-term successful treatment of Pyroluria.

Please feel free to download the PDF's below which outline foods high in the various Pyroluria specific nutrients, as well as foods to avoid.

Foods High in Biotin

Biotin is important for anyone suffering from Pyroluria and supplementation is essential. This nutrient fact sheet lists the foods that are not only good sources of Biotin, but also antioxidants and other essential nutrients that assist the body in restoring good health.

Foods High in GLA

Gamma Linolenic Acid - GLA is often deficient in Pyroluria sufferers and supplementation is often needed. This nutrient fact sheet lists the foods that are not only good sources of GLA, but also antioxidants and other essential nutrients that help improve the body's fatty acid status.

Foods High in Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6 is important for anyone suffering from Pyroluria and supplementation is essential. This nutrient fact sheet lists the foods that are not only good sources of Vitamin B6, but also antioxidants and other essential nutrients that assist the body in restoring good health.

Foods High in Zinc

Zinc is important for anyone suffering from Pyroluria and supplementation is essential. Did you know that Zinc is involved in over 300 chemical reactions within the body? This nutrient fact sheet lists the foods that are not only good sources of Zinc, but also antioxidants and other essential nutrients that assist the body in restoring good health.

Foods Rich In Antioxidants

Elevated HPL, which is found in Pyroluria sufferers, is a major indicator of oxidative stress. In a nutshell, too much oxidative stress causes cellular damage, impaired detoxification and fatigue. Antioxidants are substances found in foods and produced in the body that protect against this and counteract oxidative stress. This nutrient fact sheet lists the foods not only high in antioxidants, but other essential nutrients as well.

Foods to Avoid

The foods we eat have a direct impact on our health, meaning our diet is a major contributor to either illness or wellness. This nutrient fact sheet lists the foods that have a detrimental effect on Pyroluria sufferers and are best avoided.