Healthy Children

Healthy Children at Home, at School & On the Go

A gluten–free diet can be a big transition at any age and there are certainly unique challenges for children. However, it also encourages an awareness of food and nutrition from an early age, often leading to greater maturity, responsibility, and ownership of personal health. At Home The earlier you start educating little ones, the more […]

Pilates

Pilates: Much More Than a Svelte Body

Over my 15 years of teaching Pilates, I have witnessed a tremendous leap in the number of individuals who have heard of the discipline. Yet many people still know very little about the full dimension of Pilates, and what they do know is frequently limited and sometimes even inaccurate. Basically, Pilates is a form of […]

Gluten Sensitivity Symptoms

Is Gluten Sensitivity Worse Than Celiac Disease?

How many times have you read that celiac disease is the worst form of gluten intolerance? Or maybe you’ve heard that celiac disease is the potential end-stage of gluten intolerance? And I know that you’ve read that gluten sensitivity isn’t nearly as severe as celiac disease, right? These statements sound fairly logical. But have you […]

Cross-Reactive Foods

Cross-Reactive Foods: Gluten-Free Foods That Mimic Gluten and Make You Sick

Discovering if you are gluten intolerant, whether it’s from celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, is a very big step in regaining your health. Initially, it is common for patients to feel an incredibly positive change in their health when they initially remove gluten. To say they are happy and excited is an understatement. They feel […]

Weight Loss

Weight: When You Have the Will, But Not the Way

Have you ever tried to lose weight but couldn’t? Does it seem like no matter what you eat or how little you eat, you still can’t lose weight? Or do you have trouble gaining weight? Does it seem like you can eat and eat, but you still don’t gain weight? I know what many of […]

Tired Woman

Tired? Exhausted? It Could Be Gluten.

If you’re tired of feeling tired, consider gluten as a potential culprit.There are many studies that cite fatigue as a common and prevailing symptom associated with both celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. A recent study published in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology (May 2012, “Opinion: New understanding of gluten sensitivity”) specifically noted that in gluten […]