Awareness of the gluten-free diet has caused many people to take an objective look at their gluten intake, especially those who suffer from chronic illness. This is because it’s becoming common knowledge that gluten sensitivity doesn’t just cause gastrointestinal symptoms. In fact, many people who experience gluten intolerance won’t ever have gastrointestinal symptoms. They’ll have other […]
Celiac disease—and even gluten intolerance—has a variety of symptoms, some of which have nothing to do with your digestion. When your body can’t process gluten, it can have a variety of effects on the body, and since everyone’s body is different, not everyone will experience the same symptoms. Gluten intolerance means the body has an […]
It is well known that patients with celiac disease continue to experience symptoms of all kinds, and even co-existing diseases throughout the rest of their lives, even after adopting a gluten-free diet. Called co-morbidities in the medical literature, some of these conditions can actually be life-threatening. Sadly, many take it as gospel that if you have […]
Of all the benefits the gluten-free life can offer, weight loss could be one of them. You may have even heard a friend of a friend raving that she lost 15 pounds on the diet (oh, yeah, that was me…) However, going gluten-free for weight loss may not be the answer. So what is the […]
EDITORIAL REVIEW: “If you are new to the gluten-free diet, or are continuing to experience symptoms, Heather Jacobsen may have just the answers you are looking for. ” Ron Hoggan, Ed. D, author of Dangerous Grains and Cereal Killers. DESCRIPTION: Written for gluten-free dieters and their doctors, this condensed and easy-to-digest compilation of years of […]
In recent years there has been an increase in the number of people who have been diagnosed with Celiac disease; this is an intolerance or sensitivity to gluten. As a consequence of this there are now far more products available which are gluten free and there are many gluten free diets which have been created. […]
Easy and fun recipe to make sure your little one doesn’t accidentally ingest gluten when playing with original play dough.
The holidays are just around the corner (including Halloween!), and I’ve found that with said holidays, things start showing up at my place that I can’t necessarily eat. People are trying to be nice, and many people love making baked goods or specialty candies around these times. For those of us with gluten intolerance, knowing […]
These pickled green beans are a delicious way to preserve your summer bounty, while getting lots of beneficial bacteria at the same time.
These grain-free tortillas are simple to make, happen to be low in FODMAPs and a great way to get more veggies into your family’s diet. Oh yeah, and delicious!