Is There Gluten In My Food?

Laura Allred, President of ELISA Technologies, Inc., weighs in with her expertise on at-home gluten test kits. With the advent of Celiac Awareness Month, it is a good time to let people know about the options they have for accessing the latest technologies in gluten testing. When you know you cannot tolerate gluten, the most […]

Beginner’s Guide to Going Gluten-Free

Congratulations! With the initial shock of a celiac diagnosis, I know you may not feel like celebrating, but this can often be the start of feeling better than you ever have. Let’s walk through the steps of getting started on your new lifestyle. Step 1: Get the green light before starting. Make sure all of […]

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Celiac Awarness Month

May is Celiac Awareness Month. How important is “awareness?” It is vital! As with any situation, if one is not aware of it, there is nothing that can be DONE about it. I was interviewed by a news reporter the other day for my cookbook and one of the questions she asked me was why I […]

Gluten Intolerance Symptoms

Answers from a Gluten Doctor – Part 1: Common Symptoms

Meet Dr. Vikki Petersen. Dr. Petersen is a Chiropractor and Certified Clinical Nutritionist, is co-founder and co-director (along with her husband, Dr. Richard Petersen) of the renowned HealthNow Medical Center and acclaimed author of the book The Gluten Effect . Dr. Vikki (as she is known at her medical practice) is acknowledged as a pioneer […]