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The media often mentions gluten-free living these days. ‘This actor went gluten-free and lost weight or an athlete eats gluten-free and performs better!’ In general, I think the media attention is good for those of us who really need to eat a gluten-free diet. However, a few misconceptions need addressing.   1. If you have […]

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The last few posts have been food for thought.  This one is actual food…Chinese food…the first really good Chinese I’ve had since going gluten-free!  Doesn’t it look yummy?   Yummers! While I should have documented the whole thing with more pictures, this was a last-minute dinner idea.  You know.  One of those where you open […]

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We don’t even realize it most of the time, but for every holiday or special gathering, there’s a food (or at least food-like substance) we expect to eat.   We’re so conditioned that we don’t hope for a grilled bratwurst washed down with cold root beer and followed later by watermelon and maybe onion rings […]

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When all else fails…

This post won’t be for everyone, but if it’s for you, it might change your life.   Are you eating right, exercising, sleeping 8 hours most nights, and still feeling like crap or failing to get the body you want?  If the answer is ‘yes,’ something needs to change.   First, are you being honest […]

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Have you ever found yourself wondering exactly what foods you’re supposed to eat?  With all of the conflicting information on diet and nutrition, somehow food has become a confusing subject.   Here are my meals today: Breakfast Red and green bell peppers, onion, and eggs scrambled together   Lunch Left-over turkey and a few blueberries […]

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Batman has Robin, Sherlock Holmes has Watson, Shrek has Donkey, Frodo has Samwise, but celiac disease isn’t as single minded. Sometimes, regardless of how much we wish celiac disease was a loner, there’s more than one sidekick to accompany it.  And while a sidekick can be thought of as a good thing, some people who […]

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Gluten-free eating can be a large adjustment…not just to your habits and taste buds, but to your wallet too.  The more your diet includes breads, cereal, pastas, and pastries, the more money you’ll spend eating gluten-free.  If you have food allergies in addition to celiac disease (and lots of people do), cost sometimes goes even […]

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Good Grief!

It’s a gorgeous day outside, so grief may seem a strange topic.  But I recently read a post by Shirley over at Gluten Free Easily and decided it was time to diverge from some of the physical aspects of recovering after diagnosis to the emotional.  Shirley does a great job talking about the 5 stages […]

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Any time there’s intestinal damage from gluten (or anything else), it’s harder to absorb all the vitamins and minerals we need.  Fortunately for all of us, our vitamin D doesn’t have to come from the food we eat or a supplement, especially in the summer.   According to a US Health article, during the summer, […]

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Today I ran into a lady who had just been diagnosed gluten-intolerant.  She was in the gluten-free aisle at the store trying to figure out what would taste good without making her sick. After a few years off of gluten, things seem pretty easy, and I’ve gone through the trial and error aspect of buying […]

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