Celiac and Bone Broth Benefits

Celiac and Bone Broth Benefits

If you have celiac disease (or gluten intolerance) like I do, then you can understand the challenges that go along with following a gluten free diet “done right.” I am continuously learning and honing my skills in the kitchen to recreate my old favorite recipes. I also strive to use the most nutrient-dense and “gut-friendly” […]

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DIRTY GENES SUMMIT – FREE and ON LINE!

DIRTY GENES SUMMIT – FREE and ON LINE!

DIRTY GENES SUMMIT – FREE and ON LINE! The content is too valuable to risk you not being invited.  Do you feel like genetics is a topic best left for scientists, geneticists and professors? The basics of genetics and epigenetics is something we ALL need to start paying attention to, because it’s like having a looking […]

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How to Get Rid of Mucus

How to Get Rid of Mucus

We have all had that dreaded mucus. Especially those who are celiac. It is a pain! Sleep is harder, allergies get way worse and constantly having to clear your throat is not fun. The question stands, how to get rid of mucus? Although there are environmental reasons for mucus, it is important to avoid the […]

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Tips for how to save money on gluten free food – Guest Blog

Tips for how to save money on gluten free food – Guest Blog

      When I first started eating gluten free I was shocked at the prices. Five dollars for a loaf of bread! I was already on a tight budget and had no idea how I was going to make up the difference in my grocery bill. Making the switch to a gluten free diet […]

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The Gluten-Free Diet: Can Non-Celiacs Benefit?

The Gluten-Free Diet: Can Non-Celiacs Benefit?

Over recent years, avoiding gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, has become increasingly popular among Americans. Many people on the gluten-free diet have celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder triggered by gluten that can affect the entire body, in particular the small intestine, causing serious health problems. A study is suggesting that people […]

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Plans Laid for Gluten Free Labeling Summit in Washington

Plans Laid for Gluten Free Labeling Summit in Washington

In my work as an author and gluten-free advocate, I have often written and spoken about the importance of federal regulations for gluten-free labeling in the U.S. In my article, “U.S. Has Yet to Define ‘Gluten-Free’ for Food Labels,” which was published in the winter edition of The Journal of Gluten Sensitivity, I pointed out […]

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The CELIAC List: A Valuable Resource for the Gluten-Free Community

The CELIAC List: A Valuable Resource for the Gluten-Free Community

On the gluten-free diet, you’ve likely come across some of the challenges. Especially when you’re new to the diet, the amount of foods that are off-limits and the number of hidden sources of gluten can seem overwhelming.  For many, the gluten-free diet is more like a gluten-free lifestyle, requiring major changes in several arenas of […]

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Pam MacD’s – A Friendly Gluten Free Market Pt.1

Pam MacD’s – A Friendly Gluten Free Market Pt.1

With celiac disease awareness on the rise we are all hearing about more and more gluten-free products. Now that we have so many gluten-free companies where do we go to get them? Sure, there is that little three foot area of items at the grocery store but if you are like me you look it […]

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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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Could Coffee Be Harmful to Celiacs?

Could Coffee Be Harmful to Celiacs?

Coffee is 10% protein. According to Dr. David Clark, the protein in coffee can cause the same kind of reaction that gluten does in people who are sensitive to gluten. Watch the video below and see for yourself if this morning ritual will have to be replaced. Video (4:34): http://www.therealfoodchannel.com/page/11637.html   Miranda Jade Turbin www.GlutenFreeHelp.info

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Study Shows Quinoa May Not Be Safe for Celiacs

Study Shows Quinoa May Not Be Safe for Celiacs

Quinoa has been gaining popularity as a substitute for grains among celiacs. People write in a lot about this high-protein wonder seed, it’s in tons of gluten-free recipes, and you can find it in  gluten-free pastas, baked goods, and other wheat alternatives.      Testing at gluten levels usually less than 20 ppm, quinoa has been […]

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Exercise Diversity  (Pun Intended)

Exercise Diversity (Pun Intended)

Diet truly is the path to good health especially when dealing with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. This raises the question : How does adopting a gluten free diet affect the athletic? Carbs are the bodies preferred source of fuel when exercising and most carb products contain gluten. Is this an obstacle for athletes that […]

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Are “Naturally” Gluten-Free Grains Always Gluten Free?

Are “Naturally” Gluten-Free Grains Always Gluten Free?

Many of us on the gluten-free diet are celiac, meaning that even the smallest amount of gluten can make us ill. That’s why a pilot study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association regarding the gluten contamination of single-ingredient, inherently-“gluten-free” foods is so alarming! From the study on contamination of “naturally gluten-free” grains, […]

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What is Celiac Crisis?

What is Celiac Crisis?

Celiac crisis, although rare, is a condition that doctors and celiac patients should be informed about. A group of researchers has reviewed cases of celiac crisis, in an effort to form a better understanding of the condition. It remains poorly understood, but a grasp of celiac crisis can be vital to the health of celiac […]

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The Link Between Schizophrenia and Celiac Disease- Fact or Fiction?

The Link Between Schizophrenia and Celiac Disease- Fact or Fiction?

I recently received an email from the celiac listserv about an article that was in the huffington post. I was asked for my opinion on the subject. I have attached my response. This is a subject I don’t have much information on. I would love to hear what you think on the subject. The celiac […]

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Vitamin D Receptors and the Gut

Vitamin D Receptors and the Gut

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York have been exploring the workings of gut flora and how they help keep “bad” bacteria in check. According to the study’s leading researcher, Jun Sun, “Our work suggests one possible mechanism, by working through the vitamin D receptor — a molecule that binds with […]

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Studies Show Prevalence of Celiac Disease Has Increased

Studies Show Prevalence of Celiac Disease Has Increased

According to a news article on Medscape Today, the incidence of celiac disease (CD) has markedly increased over the past three decades, by even as much as four times, and studies are showing the incidence may actually be higher than 1% of the population, which is the current estimate. According to Medscape, the Mayo Clinic […]

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Autism-Vaccine Author Defends His Research

Autism-Vaccine Author Defends His Research

Dr. Andrew Wakefield, who published a study in 1998 about the possible link between autism and vaccines which was subsequently questioned and discredited by the medical community, has defended his work in an interview on CNN. Dr. Wakefield’s work has been discredited over the past several years, and ten of the eleven doctors who were […]

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Gluten-Free and Your Aging Body wins Silver Medal!

Gluten-Free and Your Aging Body wins Silver Medal!

It’s always an honor to be recognized for your work.  I don’t think anyone could deny that statement and recognition from your peers is always a grand experience.  With Danny the Dragon receiving non-stop recognition since its release, I keep thinking it can’t get better.  A few months ago, I received confirmation that my eBook […]

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Symptoms of Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH)

Symptoms of Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH)

There is a common and characteristically celiac symptom that people should be aware of—dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), also known as the “gluten rash.” According to the Canadian Celiac Association, DH is “a blistering, intensely itchy skin rash.” It’s usually symmetrical in shape and is most commonly located on the elbows, knees, buttocks, and upper back. According […]

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