Gluten-Free Multivitamin and Telomeres

If you’ve been keeping up with me for a while, you’ve probably heard me mention and quote the benefits of a GF multivitamin on the gluten-free diet. After all, it’s common sense health advice. Now there’s scientific evidence that shows that taking a daily multivitamin also increases longevity! The study in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that with Read more…

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The Gluten-Free Italian Cookbook

Author Mary Capone teaches us fine classic Italian dishes from her roots in the Italian Countryside. Upon reading The Gluten-Free Italian Cookbook, I felt a sense of warmth from the author as she opened her heart and the doors to her “world”—her past, her family, and her heritage. Mary grew up in New York in Read more…

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Five Questions to Find Celiac Disease in Children

How can you find out if YOUR child should be tested for celiac disease? WebMD Health News recently published a questionnaire that you can use to find out if your child has celiac disease and needs to be put on a gluten-free diet. According to the article, at least half of children with celiac disease NEVER get Read more…

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Gluten-Free Bread Companies—An Overview

There is certainly no lack of options when it comes to gluten-free breads. Since I’ve been gluten-free for years, I’m lucky to have had the opportunity to try so many of them. The market is now full of gluten-free bread companies, offering breads, buns, rolls, and so much more, some of which are made to 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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Fun with GF/LG Food by Debbie Johnson – eBook Review

It’s rare to find a recipe that is capable of catering to the needs of the gluten-free, food allergy, diabetic, vegetarian and vegan communities—all in one recipe. Debbie Johnson’s cookbook, Fun with GF/LG Foods, is full of such recipes, and what’s more, the book is available in the handy eBook format. This cookbook is the first of Read more…

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Shirataki Noodle: A Gluten-Free “Food Secret”

I research and test gluten-free food products on behalf of the gluten-free community. One product that has caught my attention is konjaku, also known as shirataki, konjac, konnyaku, and Devil’s Tongue. A versatile noodle, konjaku is gluten-free, high-fiber, calorie-free, low-carb, and rich in prebiotics. Konjaku was featured on BodyEcology.com, a website created by Donna Gates, a Read more…

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Your Celiac Child’s Road to Recovery

The amount of time it takes to feel better on a gluten-free diet is different for every person. The average length of time before people begin to experience relief of their symptoms is six to eight weeks. In adults, it can take the intestines several months or even years to heal. Since your child has Read more…

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Up Close and Personal with Roni Piterman

I am honored to share with you and up close and personal interview with founder, owner and chef Roni Piterman. She has devoted her days  (and nights) to helping others in need of a gluten-free diet in a very special way and has really expanded. This is a woman who knows her business! Please do Read more…

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