Healthy Eating

Be One of Those People

Stand Up for Your Health As a physician and one who specializes in food sensitivities, many times I’ve heard patients say, “I don’t want to be one of those people.” Even a friend of mine said that to me recently. She has food allergies. She really likes how she feels when she doesn’t eat those […]

Sun Shining

Silver Linings

Finding the Positive in Difficult Circumstances I remember when my husband asked me to marry him (finally!). We were sitting on the couch in my old condo watching the Maury Povich show (please, no judgments) about the lizard man who had tattooed his body and literally had his tongue surgically split to resemble a lizard. […]

Thriving Gluten-Free

A warrior mom’s victory over gluten’s effect on her family Every mother’s prayer is that her child will be strong and healthy, possessing all ten fingers and toes. When a child emerges into our life receiving good APGAR scores and showing off his or her amazing lung capacity with loud crying, we breathe a sigh […]

Family on the Beach

Celiac Disease: It’s All In the Family

There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of humans, are created, strengthened and maintained. – Winston Churchill I am doubly blessed when it comes to family life. I was raised in a pretty cool family with three older brothers and […]

Little League

Play Ball!

Navigating Little League without the gluten Ahhh, spring! The time of year when the ground thaws, the trees begin to bud, the grass begins to green, we plant our garden, and lament over our pasty white winter skin tone. Growing up in Ohio, I always looked forward to spring after the long dreadful winter. While my reasons […]

Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Surviving Gluten-free

From being a participant on Survivor to co-hosting The View to authoring two books and creating the NoGii food line, Elisabeth Hasselbeck – a well-known figure in the gluten-free community – is a force to be reckoned with. For many of us, her story is a familiar one of long awaited diagnosis and the empowerment […]