Diet, Health and Gluten Archive

The Scoop on High Fructose Corn Syrup

Posted August 4, 2014 By Sandy

If you keep up with the news on sugars, you have probably heard about high fructose corn syrup. Yes, I realize that sugars do not affect gluten free vegan eating, but I feel that sugars are an important element of our diet to understand.  And high fructose corn syrup is especially problematic in our diets. […]

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I am excited to invite you to The Detox Summit hosted by Deanna Minich, PhD. Here is what she says about the upcoming Detox Summit: Environmental toxins can be found in what you eat, drink, breathe, feel and think. You may not be aware of toxins, but if you want to be healthy, being educated […]

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Gluten and Female Issues

Posted June 30, 2014 By Sandy

Gluten issues, celiac disease or even gluten intolerance can cause “female issues”. In my life, I was a ‘late bloomer’ and later on, experienced several miscarriages.  At the time, I did not know what was happening to me, but now I know that gluten ‘poisoning’ probably had lots to do with it! According to Jane […]

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Autoimmune Disease and Gluten

Posted June 23, 2014 By Sandy

Autoimmune disease is running rapid among the general population and has become a serious concern.  According to Dr. Vikki Petersen … 1) The increase of autoimmune diseases in our society is on a downright scary trajectory. 2) Autoimmune disease sufferers are told “there is no cure for their disease”. 3) The treatment for autoimmune is, […]

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Is Gluten Free Diet a Fad?

Posted May 26, 2014 By Sandy

If you have been monitoring the Gluten Free news, you probably heard about the study conducted by Jessica Biesiekierski, Department of Gastroenterology, Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University, Victoria, Australia.  This study questions the validity of gluten free diets. According to Real Clear Science … Instead of receiving a proper diagnosis, however, many people are […]

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Can Gluten Cause Depression?

Posted April 28, 2014 By Sandy

If you are depressed, gluten intolerance or celiac disease can be one of the culprits. Yes, gluten can cause depression! I conducted some of my own research on the subject, and here is what I found: The intestinal damage wrought by celiac disease prevents absorption of essential nutrients that keep the brain healthy, especially zinc, […]

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How Long will it Take to Recover from Gluten?

Posted April 22, 2014 By Sandy

Your recovery from gluten, along with anyone else, can be different for everyone. I am told that a large percentage of folks feel better just a few days after removing gluten from their diets. In my case, there was no doubt that I had a problem with gluten all my life. I can remember being […]

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Over the last weeks and months , I have been sharing information from the speakers at the Gluten Summit. Today I would like to share the interview with Dr. Deanna Minich. A Grain of Truth: The Gluten Summit Dr. Deanna Minich, PhD, FACN, CNS Nutrition For the Soul: Moving Beyond a Gluten-Free Diet Gluten can […]

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Are You Getting Enough Protein?

Posted March 15, 2014 By Sandy

I don’t know about you, but I have heard this question numerous times when I tell people I am vegan.  The meat industry has inundated the public with so much false information about the need for meat for protein, that the average person has no idea what or where to find plant based protein.  Unfortunately, […]

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Over the last weeks, I have been sharing information from the speakers at the Gluten Summit. Today I would like to share the interview with Dr. Mark Hyman. A Grain of Truth: The Gluten Summit Presenter: Dr. Mark Hyman, MD A “Functional Approach” to Lifestyle Can Transform Your Body NOTE:  Dr. Mark Hyman’s book, UltraMind […]

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