Probiotics Helping the Gluten Free Diet Part 2

Probiotics Helping the Gluten Free Diet Part 2

The Importance of Probiotics The term “probiotics” is often heard in many different contexts, but I want to provide you with a concrete definition. In probiotics helping the gluten-free diet part 2, you will learn that probiotics are bacteria and yeast that live in our gut and aid in digestion. These are not the same […]

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Probiotics Helping the Gluten Free Diet Part 1

Probiotics Helping the Gluten Free Diet Part 1

Choosing to follow a healthy lifestyle of clean eating and introducing probiotics into your diet is beneficial for everyone in your family! In probiotics helping the gluten-free diet part 1, you will see what being “gluten-free” is all about and understand the importance of adding probiotics to your diet. Making healthy choices is not always […]

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EMFs and Your Gluten Free Health Quest

EMFs and Your Gluten Free Health Quest

EMFs and your gluten free health quest is simply a matter of becoming educated to allow a blending of this information for optimal health benefits. I was asked by a prominent physician to be part of a compilation project where I gathered relevant research on this topic. I am happy to share a bit about […]

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About the Specific Carbohydrate Diet

About the Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Welcome to part 3 of my 3 part series about the Specific Carbohydrate Diet! It has been a lot of fun sharing this information about celiac, and other bowel diseases with you, and I hope you are enjoying learning about this as much as I have. If you have not already, be sure to check […]

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Breaking the Vicious Cycle BOOK

Breaking the Vicious Cycle BOOK

An interesting story that I would like to share with you all as part 2 of my 3 part series is that of Elaine Gottschall. Be sure to read part 1, ” The cure for celiac disease” if you have not already! You may know her as the author of “Breaking the Vicious Cycle” book; however, there […]

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The “Cure” for Celiac Disease?

The “Cure” for Celiac Disease?

If you are on my website, it is likely that you or someone you know is celiac or gluten sensitive, much like myself. Fortunately, nowadays, there is so much more research being done on this disease, and we have even more answers on how to help “cure” it. You can read up more on a moving […]

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Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali

I am wishing you an incredibly happy Diwali! The celebration of Diwali feels especially needed at this time of the year and through all we have endured this 2020. Diwali is a Hindu tradition of the festival of lights that celebrates the victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. Hindus […]

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Celiac Disease Screening

Celiac Disease Screening

Here is an insightful blog with updated information on celiac disease screening. This is helpful for anyone who is curious about the topic for their own needs, or for someone they know. Miranda Jade has worked with me over the years. She is a diagnosed celiac herself, after enduring several years of incorrect diagnoses. This […]

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Gluten-Free Grain-Free Chicken Curry Recipe

Gluten-Free Grain-Free Chicken Curry Recipe

  I got this delicious recipe off of Tina Turbin’s site Paleomazing.com . I am a huge curry fan plus it has so many health benefits! Delicious and flavorful, try this paleo curry dish over “rice” cauliflower for an extremely healthy and satisfying meal! Ingredients: 4tsp  Curry Powder 1tsp Cumin 1tsp Coriander 2 Minced Garlic 1 […]

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Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

  According to estimates, one in every hundred Americans has celiac disease (CD), but only three percent of them have been properly diagnosed. Once CD is diagnosed, treatment is simple—a gluten-free diet. As an author, researcher, and gluten-free advocate, I work hard to raise awareness for celiac disease (CD) and gluten issues with the goal […]

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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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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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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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Celiac Disease Foundation:  Informing and Supporting the Celiac Community

Celiac Disease Foundation: Informing and Supporting the Celiac Community

Although a celiac disease (CD) diagnosis can mark the happy ending to years of mysterious painful physical and mental symptoms, it also represents the beginning of a whole new lifestyle. Celiac disease, an autoimmune disease caused by an intolerance to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, has only one treatment, a gluten-free […]

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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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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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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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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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