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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Aging and Gluten

Is Gluten Aging You?

Would you rather “look” older than your years or “feel” older? That’s an unfair question, I suppose. We should probably offer up another option – neither! In fact, let’s opt for looking and feeling younger than our chronological age! We may have no sway over our chronological age but when it comes to biological age, we can definitely turn the […]

Children in the Grass

Children with Spectrum Disorders Benefit from Special Diets

Has your child been diagnosed with ADD, ADHD, or Autism Spectrum Disorder? If such conditions have not touched your family, it’s likely that you know someone for whom it has. The incidence of autism has risen from 1 in 150 American children in 2007 to 1 in 88 in 2012 according to the Center for […]

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. […]