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Just Diagnosed with Celiac Disease: Now What?

Get these 10 tips to gluten-free success for the just-diagnosed celiac. If you’ve just been told that you or a family member has celiac disease, it’s likely your head is spinning with information overload and you’re in a daze of disbelief. A celiac diagnosis isn’t the worst thing but it can feel like the end […]

Over 25? Time to take collagen!

If I could go back in time to the younger me, I’d shout to myself: TAKE COLLAGEN EVERY DAY! Collagen is an important part of nearly every system in the body, not just the skin, hair and nails like some may think. Collagen is in your

Soy-Sensitivity

Soy Sensitive Symptoms

A guide to soy allergy and intolerance. Elizabeth Arbogast’s third child, Julia, was a fussy baby. She had colic and was often crying. Nothing would soothe her. Julia’s apparent discomfort usually occurred shortly after each breast-feeding, which prompted Arbogast to pay more attention to what she had eaten before the infant nursed. “Whenever I had […]

Naturally Gluten-Free

Living & Staying Gluten-Free

Having worked with patients for about two decades, I find interesting the widely varying responses of individuals who discover that they must maintain a gluten-free diet. While one may proclaim it “nearly impossible” and constantly slip up with the result of returning symptoms and slowly worsening health, another claims that gluten is “rat poison” and […]

Everyday Superfoods

Everyday Superfoods

When you hear the word superfood, do you picture a blueberry wearing a cape made out of kale? Essentially, superfoods have more nutrients than most foods, or they provide particularly large health benefits. Of course, people who are gluten­-free have slightly different needs – most of us aren’t getting enough fiber, iron, B vitamins, calcium, […]

Gluten-Free or Healthy?

Are You Eating Healthy…Or Just Gluten-Free?

Miley did it. So did Kim K. And let’s not forget Lady Gaga. What am I talking about? Did they all sell their souls to maintain their notoriety? Well … yes, actually. But they also went gluten-free and were more than happy to spew nonsense about how by simply going gluten-free, they were able to […]