Daily Probiotics Have Health Benefits for Kids

Daily Probiotics Have Health Benefits for Kids

In my work as an author, researcher, children’s health advocate, and mother of three, I’m often approached by mothers who want to know what they can do to improve their kids’ health. On behalf of these inquisitive parents, I’d like to share some research I’ve come across regarding the health benefits for children of taking […]

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Celiac Suffering is Put to an End: A Gluten-Free Success with Carrie Pierce.

Celiac Suffering is Put to an End: A Gluten-Free Success with Carrie Pierce.

As if women don’t have to go through enough as it is, then they hit that later stage of life of menopause and think “ why oh why?!” Menopause is a subject many are having to face and not enough people talk about openly. Carrie Pierce and Gail Edgell are two women that decided to […]

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Tina Turbin Featured on BlogTalkRadio’s Magnificent Menopause radio show!

Tina Turbin Featured on BlogTalkRadio’s Magnificent Menopause radio show!

Tina Turbin once again hits the radio with the lovely Carrie Pierce and Gail Edgell on their show “ Magnificent Menopause”.  Tina, Carrie and Gail had such a great time last time they were all together they knew they had to do it again! Tina had a wonderful time sharing her knowledge of gluten sensitivity […]

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Shirataki Noodle: A Gluten-Free “Food Secret”

Shirataki Noodle: A Gluten-Free “Food Secret”

  I research and test gluten-free food products on behalf of the gluten-free community. One product that has caught my attention is konjaku, also known as shirataki, konjac, konnyaku, and Devil’s Tongue. A versatile noodle, konjaku is gluten-free, high-fiber, calorie-free, low-carb, and rich in prebiotics. Konjaku was featured on BodyEcology.com, a website created by Donna […]

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Gluten Sensitivity and Constipation: Understanding the Link

Gluten Sensitivity and Constipation: Understanding the Link

Chronic constipation isn’t just uncomfortable—it’s can be a serious health condition. If you are suffering from this condition and haven’t been able to pinpoint the medical cause yet, I recommend setting up an appointment with your doctor to get tested for celiac disease or a food insensitivity, in particular to gluten. Commonly experienced by celiacs, […]

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Gluten Sensitivity: Let’s Clear Things Up

Gluten Sensitivity: Let’s Clear Things Up

Many people today are going on gluten free diets.  You can find extensive gluten free sections in Kroger, HEB, and Whole Foods.  Gluten has been in the national spot light receiving recognition on Discovery Health, CNN’s Larry King, Oprah, David Letterman, The View, Good Housekeeping Magazine and more.  There is even a “dummies book” available […]

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A Celiac Nurse: Shelly Stuart’s Contribution to the Gluten-Free Community

A Celiac Nurse: Shelly Stuart’s Contribution to the Gluten-Free Community

The gluten-free diet poses many challenges and requires major lifestyle changes. Fortunately, we have many celiac veterans . . . striving to raise celiac awareness and diagnosis. One of these experienced, informed individuals is Shelly Stuart, a registered nurse . . .

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U.S. Way Behind in Gluten-Free Awareness

U.S. Way Behind in Gluten-Free Awareness

     Celiac disease in America affects three million citizens, but only one out of every hundred of its sufferers has been diagnosed. The average American has never heard of the disease, and it doesn’t occur to the average American doctor to test for it.       There are several organizations in the United States which are […]

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Get Tested for Gluten Sensitivity Even if You Think You Know the Answer

Get Tested for Gluten Sensitivity Even if You Think You Know the Answer

     Don’t assume that your symptoms are unique to you. For much of my life, I just thought that it was just normal for me to be in pain. People with osteoporosis, for example, say that their condition “runs in the family,” ignoring the fact that osteoporosis is often connected with celiac disease, which prevents […]

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Don’t Wait to Get Tested for Gluten Issues

Don’t Wait to Get Tested for Gluten Issues

     If you suspect that you may have celiac disease or an intolerance to gluten, it’s important to take action now. Studies show that the longer the length of time before a celiac diagnosis, the greater the chance of developing serious health risks.      Untreated celiac disease can actually be life-threatening. Celiac people are more […]

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