Tag Archives: gluten intolerance

Is a gluten-free diet in your future?

March 1, 2013

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by Marianne Crafts-Brandner —  Is someone you know on a gluten-free diet? It is quite possible that person has celiac disease, an intolerance to gluten that causes damage to the intestine. Gluten is found in the following grains: wheat, rye, barley and wheat-related grains such as triticale, kamut and spelt. Oats, although they do not […]

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Celiac disease: a hidden cause of osteoporosis

December 24, 2012

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by Marianne Crafts-Brandner —  One night, at the age of 62, Doreen rolled over in bed and fractured a vertebra in her spine. Unable to move, she had to be rescued by an emergency medical team. She spent three weeks flat on her back in a hospital bed. Initial tests showed that she had severe […]

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Are food allergies causing your symptoms?

March 5, 2012

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by Dr. Tara Peyman —  You may be allergic to one or more foods and not even know it. We can develop an inflammatory, allergic response to the foods we eat — even healthy foods can cause symptoms. This inflammatory response can lead to headaches, fatigue, digestive problems, skin rashes, mood disorders, autoimmune conditions and […]

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The top 10 ingredients to avoid eating

February 28, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  If you include packaged foods in your diet, you will benefit greatly from learning to read the ingredients labels before making your purchases. The majority of these highly processed foods contain chemicals, additives, sugars and fats that are harmful and cause adverse health conditions and complaints. Here are the top 10 […]

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Tricks for a gluten-free Thanksgiving

February 25, 2012

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by LynnRae Ries —  Thanksgiving is a time of sharing fun, family and definitely food, but it can be challenging for those with wheat and gluten allergies. Keep your holidays gluten-free and food-allergy safe by following a few simple guidelines. 1. Start searching early for easy recipes that allow for simple ingredient substitutions. 2. Read […]

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