Blueberries

Super Foods

Almonds Perhaps nature’s ultimate portable snack, almonds deliver protein, healthy fat, and fiber in one convenient package. Almonds are a natural source of vitamin E, a nutrient that plays a critical role in heart health and promotes glowing skin. The nuts are also high in monounsaturated fats, the same type found in olive oil, which […]

Fodmaps Diet

The Low FODMAP Diet

Got Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? You’re definitely in good company. Twenty percent of Americans have it, and for many it’s a lifelong struggle. Some try out a wide range of diet therapies – gluten-free, high fiber, low fiber, Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD), probiotic-rich, and many others – and often they still suffer from discomfort. Fortunately, […]

Lesley Patterson

Gluten and the Effects on Physical Performance

A dialogue with world champion triathlete Lesley Paterson Over the last several years, a number of world class athletes have reported a significant improvement in their endurance and physical performance after beginning a gluten-free diet. Some recognizable names include tennis player Novak Djokovic, Olympic gold medal swimmer Dana Vollmer, and top ranked pole vaulter Jenn […]

Milk and Cereal

Are Gluten & Dairy a Cause for Autism Spectrum Disorders?

Many medical doctors, nutritionists, dieticians and parents alike swear they have witnessed results, in some cases miraculous ones, through eliminating gluten and dairy from the diets of children diagnosed with autism and spectrum disorders. There are documented cases where recoveries have occurred to such a degree that the label of autism spectrum was completely removed. […]

Scale and Weight

Is Gluten Making You Fat?

It’s a bright new year and perhaps you started yours with some resolutions. For many Americans, at the top of the list is losing weight. January is a busy month at gyms and weight loss clubs. But alas, by February the “glow” has worn off and attendance wanes. But just because resolutions don’t frequently result […]

Wheat Bundles

The Brain & Gluten

Discovering the connection between gluten and behavioral changes in children Gluten intolerance is considered one of the most common ailments affecting humans. Nevertheless, it is still one of the least diagnosed medical conditions. In part, there is a discrepancy because gluten intolerance is a great imitator, sharing many of the same symptoms of other conditions […]