Tips on Going Gluten-Free

It can be a bumpy road, but I've already walked it! Learn from me and avoid the pit falls.

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Sometimes you just know you’re not quite completely healthy If you find yourself in a place of not feeling completely healthy (or knowing you have an illness), instead of focusing on a symptom or reaching for another medication, consider…

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Gluten Free Basics

The basics of a gluten free diet are simple. Gluten Free Foods are those foods that do not contain Gluten!  Sounds simple even obvious, but what does that include?   Naturally Gluten Free Foods If you think about it…

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Four Reactions From Food

Research indicates food can cause a reaction in 4 different ways and it’s not gas, bad breath or a hot tongue.  Check this out! Non-immune response. Lactose intolerance is the most common example of this.  People…

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Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (NCGS)

In American today many people are having difficulty eating food containing gluten, which is a protein found in the grains Barely, Rye and Wheat.  Some of those have Celiac Disease and others have what is termed Non-Celiac…

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What is Celiac Disease?

Celiac Disease was once called Celiac Sprue. It is sometimes medically known as Gluten-sensitive Enteropathy (a disease of the small intestine).  Being directly linked to two specific genes, HLA-DQ2 or HLA-DQ8, Celiac affects 1-3% of…

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Do you have a Celiac symptom?

Possible symptoms of Celiac Disease! Though Celiac Disease is often thought of as a GI disease, (and it does affect the lining of the small intestine), there is a whole long list of other, even seemingly random, symptoms.  According…

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Is that a map on your tongue?

What on earth is your tongue trying to tell you? Ever wonder why the doctor asks you to open your mouth and say “ah”? Well, would you believe you could have a symptom of celiac right there, staring him or…

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Gluten-free restaurant ordering tips

Going out to eat takes gluten-free eating to a whole new level because you are trusting someone (lots of someones) with your food.  First, you are trusting the waiter to get your order correct and to be…

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Celiac screening for your relatives

Did you know Celiac Disease is inherited? Even though my diagnosis of Celiac was a surprise to me, I realized that very day that my daughter had it also.  She had been complaining about her stomach hurting since she…

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Flour Substitutes

Gluten-Free flour or flour mixture is made of anything other than wheat, barley, rye or oats (unless certified gluten-free oats are used).  Luckily for you and me, gluten free flour has come a long way in recent…

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Sleep is a real workout

Vitamin S = Sleep! Research is concluding that sleep should be called vitamin “S.” Every day, our bodies need adequate nutrients from good nutritious foods and every day, our bodies require good quality sleep to refresh and regenerate. REM (rapid…

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