Undiagnosed Celiac? Your Bones are at Risk

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Dr. Vikki Petersen stresses the importance of an undiagnosed celiac getting diagnosed; how gluten effects their bone health; explains evidence of same; and reminds us to never cheat on our gluten diet. Thank you once again, Dr. Vikki, for educating us all!

For those of us who know something about celiac disease we understand that:

  • It’s an autoimmune disease

We may or may not know the following however:

  1. Where there’s one autoimmune disease there tends to be others
  2. Autoimmune diseases are the third leading cause of death in this country Continue reading “Undiagnosed Celiac? Your Bones are at Risk”

The Dr Oz Show on The Gluten-Free Diet: August 11, 2011

The Dr Oz Show featured the gluten-free diet as a topic on their August 11, 2011 episode. Dr Oz had as his guests, Founder and Medical Director of the Ultra Wellness Center of Massachusetts, Dr Mark Hyman, and Good Housekeeping Research Institute’s Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Director, Samantha Cassetty. Their basic advise was to eat more fiber, …

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Gluten-Free Diet: A Comprehensive Resource Guide – Revised Edition Review and Giveaway

The word “comprehensive” is the perfect word to describe the Gluten-Free Diet: A Comprehensive Resource Guide. It is the most thorough book I have reviewed on the subject of the gluten-free diet thus far! Shelley Case, BSc RD, the author, publisher, and an international leading expert on the gluten-free diet and celiac disease, not only provides us …

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Fresh Fruit Heals Leaky Gut

The best recipes for a leaky gut contain whole foods (unprocessed foods), but some in particular. Perhaps you’re sick of fruit and are now going for those high carb snacks. I think we all have gone through the feeling of being deprived when we first start a gluten free diet, though once you find your …

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Supervalu Rolls Out Gluten-Free Health and Wellness Program

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SuperValu, drug and supermarket retailer, will be rolling out their new health and wellness program which addresses the gluten-free diet for those who have celiac disease, gluten intolerance, gluten sensitivity, as well as other diseases and conditions. Their supermarkets rolling out the program will include Acme, Albertsons, Cub Foods, Farm Fresh, Hornbacher’s, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s/Star Market …

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Living Without Magazine

Living Without Magazine June-July

Living Without Magazine is not only tailored to the gluten-free diet, but dairy-free and other food allergies, such as shellfish, nuts, soy and more! The most recent issue, June-July 2011, contains an article on “A Celiac Pill” which is now in Phase II trial  (which I am researching and will publish an article soon); Restaurant …

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Gluten-free Grain-free Baking

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I hear more and more stories from individuals who are on a gluten-free diet and/or have celiac disease, who cannot tolerate any grains whatsoever, not just gluten grains (wheat, rye, barley and contaminated oats).  They go gluten-free and grain-free! Some individuals do not fully recover on a gluten-free diet alone because they have other allergies …

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