Philosophie Superfood Powder – Gluten-Free Review

Philosophie Superfood Powder – Gluten-Free Review

“What exactly is a superfood?” may be a question you are asking. Simply put, superfoods are vibrant, nutritionally dense foods that offer tremendous dietary and healing potential. It can be hard to keep our nutrition well in such a toxic environment. Processed foods left and right. I find myself pooping vitamins left and right trying […]

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Reading Your Labels – Clarified

Reading Your Labels – Clarified

  These days, health food stores and supermarkets are offering gluten-free foods such as pasta, cereals, breads and cookies.  Also, most of your chicken, beef, turkey, fresh produce, beans and rice, etc. are available too. It is extremely important to read labels when shopping. As of January, 2010, if you read a label that says […]

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Little Soya Gluten-Free Soy Sauce – Review

Little Soya Gluten-Free Soy Sauce – Review

Being a diagnosed celiac doesn’t allow for “a little bit of gluten” or just a dash for thickening or anything of that nature. They key to my health and happiness is being 100% gluten-free all the time. Being gluten-free as long as I have makes this easy as I have reorganized my life and educated […]

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Nick and the Shrinking Inner Spaceship- Book Review

Nick and the Shrinking Inner Spaceship- Book Review

A lot of change has occurred in the gluten-free community and field in the last few years. Even since I was diagnosed 6 years ago a lot has happened. More and more young kids are getting diagnosed correctly with celiac disease. This means for them, that they get to skip the years and years of physical discomfort, emotional […]

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What’s All This Talk about Xanthan Gum?

What’s All This Talk about Xanthan Gum?

What is xanthan gum anyway? A fundamental gluten-free baking ingredient, xanthan gum appears in many of our store-bought gluten-free goodies and in our recipes, so it’s about time you learn more about it! Classified as a polysaccharide, a type of carbohydrate, xanthan gum is found in foods, cosmetics, and industrial substances. It is made through […]

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Substitute Regular Milk for Buttermilk in Your Gluten-Free or Grain-Free Cake Recipe

Substitute Regular Milk for Buttermilk in Your Gluten-Free or Grain-Free Cake Recipe

Try this substitution for regular milk for your next cake recipe! INGREDIENTS: Buttermilk 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice or vinegar   DIRECTIONS: Purchase buttermilk. It will taste better, but if not, I add 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice or vinegar and let it sit 5 to 10 mins. OR I put about 1 tbsp vinegar […]

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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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Study Shows Celiac Disease Incidence Increases with Age

Study Shows Celiac Disease Incidence Increases with Age

Celiac disease, an autoimmune disease triggered by gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, is estimated to affect about 3 million Americans, or one percent of the population. Of the celiac population, only 3% have been correctly diagnosed. These numbers may seem particularly staggering, but in fact the results of a new study […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Sesame “Ricotta Cheese” – Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Sesame “Ricotta Cheese” – Recipe

I got this dairy-free ricotta recipe from a class I took at the Sun Power Cafe in L.A. It’s grain-free, gluten-free, and raw…not to mention delicious! INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ c raw sesame seeds (soaked 4 hrs and drained) 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp nut yeast 2 tsp onion powder 2 tsp lemon […]

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Treating Autism with Bentonite Clay

Treating Autism with Bentonite Clay

As a children’s author, researcher, and humanitarian, I have been growing increasingly alarmed at the growing number of autism diagnosis. Whereas in the 1980s, a study shows that 4 in every 10,000 children exhibited signs of autism, a study conducted recently by Cambridge University’s Autism Research Center showed that approximately 1 in 60 children have […]

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Vitamin D Receptors: Understanding Gut Function

Vitamin D Receptors: Understanding Gut Function

If you’ve been staying in the know about the latest medical research, you’ve likely heard something about the importance of the balance of gut flora and its connection with infections and disease, particularly inflammatory bowel diseases, which makes it a vital subject of medical research. The latest study, published in the American Journal of Pathology […]

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Signs of Celiac Disease in Your Child

Signs of Celiac Disease in Your Child

It was once believed that celiac disease, caused by an autoimmune reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, was only experienced by children and that most of them would outgrow it. To us these days, such an idea is preposterous, however it indicates something hopeful to us celiac parents—it is possible […]

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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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Anne Byrn – Unbelievably Gluten-Free Cookbook – Book Tour

Anne Byrn – Unbelievably Gluten-Free Cookbook – Book Tour

I am really excited It’s already coming up on those cozy holidays we all love. I am also excited because this means it’s time for Anne Byrn’s Book Blog Tour! Anne Byrn is one hell of a lady who has written plenty of cookbooks to know what she is doing. With her releases of “The […]

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Refractory Celiac Disease Incidence May Be Higher Than Once Thought

Refractory Celiac Disease Incidence May Be Higher Than Once Thought

For most celiac patients, treatment on the gluten-free diet marks the turning point for their health. It can take a few months for the villi of the small intestine to heal, but eventually their symptoms are alleviated and they are able to absorb the nutrients in their food. Unfortunately, there is percentage of celiacs who […]

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Probiotics: An Answer to Celiac Disease?

Probiotics: An Answer to Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease, an autoimmune reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, affects about one percent of the population and 3 million Americans. In spite of this statistic, the disease remains one of the least-researched autoimmune disorders and is in fact the only one not supported by government funding. In the face […]

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High Voltage Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Chicken Strips – Recipe

High Voltage Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Chicken Strips – Recipe

This recipe will vamp up your chicken and make your grain-free diet a whole lot easier. I am always having to come up healthy alternatives for my grain-free lifestyle and this is one that you can’t go wrong with. Even the boys at Crossfit High Voltage who can’t cook should be able to do this one. […]

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Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Quiche – Recipe

Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Quiche – Recipe

(More Pictures below of all the steps) I used to not be a fan of quiche. As I got older my taste in food changed and now I am a bit obsessed with it. It’s hard finding it at a restaurant gluten-free though and nearly impossible to find it grain-free and paleo. I tried once […]

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Nonresponsive Celiac Disease Explained

Nonresponsive Celiac Disease Explained

You’ll often hear me say that those of us diagnosed with celiac disease should be grateful for a couple of reasons. First of all, of the estimated 3 million Americans with the disease, only 3% of them have been lucky be correctly diagnosed. Secondly, once diagnosis has been made, treatment is simple and non-medicative—the gluten-free […]

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Gluten-Digesting Enzyme Product: A Must for Celiacs

Gluten-Digesting Enzyme Product: A Must for Celiacs

I’d like to recommend a product for my readers and welcome any feedback you have. Gluten Sensitivity Formula, developed by Advanced Bionutritionals, is an advanced gluten-digesting enzyme product, which is a must for celiacs and gluten-sensitive people. Sometimes, no matter how diligent you are in your gluten-free diet, accidental ingestion of gluten happens. That’s why […]

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