20 May 2016
glutened

This article originally appeared on the website of Tara Skye Goldin, ND (April 2016) and has been reposted with permission.   You feel it right when it starts. You think “Oh no! Not again! I was so careful! !” But perhaps there was cross contamination at that restaurant and that entrée wasn’t really gluten free. Perhaps […]

19 May 2016
can you trust gluten sensors

For those of us suffering from celiac disease, dining out can often be a scary proposition. Not only is there concern about healthy, gluten-free options, there is the added threat of cross contamination. That’s why when there was news recently of a gluten sensor on the market, our ears perked up. Testing food before consumption […]

26 Apr 2016
wheat allergy

Thankfully, the health community and the general population is starting to develop a working understanding of wheat allergy symptoms, reactions, and treatments. If you think you might be dealing with a wheat allergy, the first step in a diagnosis is to understand what the related symptoms and reactions are to ingesting wheat. We will cover […]

14 Apr 2016
gluten free shopping

So, you have recently discovered you have a gluten intolerance, or perhaps you want to cut it out of your diet for health reasons. Whatever the case may be, grocery shopping will never be the same. Fear not, because a gluten-free shopping trip is easier than you think. Here is how to navigate the grocery […]

12 Apr 2016

Celiac disease affects approximately one in a hundred people.  It can develop at any age, and usually, symptoms will manifest from inflammation of the gastro-intestinal tract caused by an extreme sensitivity to gluten.  Common manifestations include gastric distress, and sometimes weight loss through inadequate nutrient absorption – weight gain is also possible, but rarer.

07 Apr 2016

If you have celiac disease or are gluten sensitive, even trace amounts of gluten in your food can be a serious concern. Gluten cross contamination happens when regularly gluten-free foods come in contact with, and are contaminated by gluten containing foods. Cross contamination may occur during storage, preparation, cooking and consumption. It is always a good […]

05 Apr 2016
restaurants with gluten free menus

Although a gluten-free diet is suggested to be followed by those with celiac disease many others are adapting this diet as a way of making smarter food choices. As more and more folks determine they have a gluten intolerance, the more mainstream it is becoming. Lucky for us all, popular restaurants are expanding their menu […]

31 Mar 2016
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Did you know that dogs are outnumbering kids in the U.S. as family members? Not only are we adding four-legged friends to the family, our beloved family members have gained a recent level of importance generations prior did not have. For example, in a recent survey 81% consider their dogs to equal in status to children. So, […]

29 Mar 2016

Fiber is an extremely important part of your diet. Though most people focus on getting enough protein and the right balance of carbohydrates and avoiding too much sugar and salt, the majority of Americans are only getting about half of the recommended fiber intake. Fiber matters because it helps you digest food, keeps constipation at bay, […]