Break The Fast With Breakfast

Ok, so you stayed up a little too late last night. You hit the snooze button a cool seven times to get extra sleep this morning. And now you’ve finally rolled out of bed and have only a few minutes to get ready and head to work. But for heaven’s sake, please don’t skip breakfast. Read more…

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Why Variety Is So Important

You probably know that variety is an important part of a healthy diet. It is, after all, the proverbial spice of life. But if you are living gluten-free, variety can often be a little too spicy and lead to flare-ups, intolerances, and poor digestion. Now, far be it for someone like me (who has rigid Read more…

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Reduce Your Exposure to Chemical Food Dyes – Part 2

The easiest way to avoid or reduce your exposure to chemical coloring is simply to avoid a lot of processed food.  Check your gluten-free labels always. FD&C on a label means the FDA allows the dyes to be used in food, drugs and cosmetics.  Sometimes you’ll see FDA Red 40 or FD&C Red 40, so these are Read more…

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An Important Overview of the Digestive System

Think of your gastrointestinal tract as a long, muscular tube. This tube starts at your mouth and ends at your anus, and, if you were to stretch it out to its full length, would be about thirty feet long with a surface area approximately the size of a tennis court. It is a highly specialized Read more…

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