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Curious about Probiotics? Sign Up Today for a FREE Teleseminar with Dr. Daniel Leffler and Shelley Case to learn more

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Join Daniel Leffler, MD, MS of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Shelley Case, RD on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 8pm ET for an informative teleseminar on the role of probiotics in GI health.  Click here to register today, it FREE! Incoming search terms:best gluten free probiotic (3)best gluten free probiotics (3)gluten free and […]

GlutenTox Home Gluten Test Kits as a Qualified Medical Expense

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Emily at Biomedal Diagnostics in Spain I was excited to meet Heidi at the Chicago GFAF Expo way back in April, and even more excited when she and Wendy of Celiacs in the House joined forces to do a review/giveaway for GlutenTox Home shortly after. If possible, I’m even more excited now, because I’m going […]

The Possible Role of Dairy in Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes (and some Dairy-Free Roasted Butternut Squash Soup)

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I love autumn, it’s my favorite time of the year.  The crisp, cool air just begs for a mug of warm soup or hot apple cider to accompany the beauty of the surrounding fall foliage. Well, in theory anyway.  My leaves are still green here in the desert southwest! You can find my recipe for […]

“In Defense of 20 Parts Per Million” by Alessio Fasano, M.D.

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 The following letter is reprinted with permission from The University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research. “In Defense of 20 Parts Per Million” A Letter to the FDA From Alessio Fasano, M.D., and The University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research In its efforts to establish a safer food environment, the U.S. Food and Drug […]

Q & A with Dr. Vikki: Gluten Intolerance and Skin Disorders

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Dr. Vikki Petersen, a Doctor of Chiropractic and Certified Clinical Nutritionist, is founder of the renowned HealthNOW Medical Center in Sunnyvale, California. She is co-author of  “The Gluten Effect,” a bestselling book that has been celebrated by leading experts as an epic leap forward in gluten sensitivity diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Vikki herself is acknowledged […]

Gluten Sensitivity Causes Autoimmune Disease

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I want to share a couple videos from Dr. Vikki Petersen of HealthNOW Medical Center that I think are extremely important for people who have any autoimmune disease to understand (click here for a comprehensive list of autoimmune diseases from the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association). I will also link to some important research at […]

Dermatitis Herpetiformis and other “Atypical” Symptoms of Gluten Sensitivity

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As Celiac Disease Awareness Month comes to a close, I thought I would share more of my personal story.  I have been meaning to do this for a long time but I will be honest, taking myself back in time is emotionally difficult for me.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve tried to […]

Healing a Leaky Gut Part 2: Parasites, Pathogenic Bacteria and Fungi/Yeast

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Photo Credit: Scienceblogs.com How would you like to snuggle up with that lovely little creature?  In this second installment of revelations from our recent trip to HealthNOW Medical Center, I will be sharing more of our results from the Metametrix GI Effects Profile test.  In my first post on intestinal flora I shared information about […]

Hello Flora, How You Doin’?

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In case you missed my first installment from our trip to HealthNOW Medical Center, on Adrenal Fatigue, you can read about that here. In today’s testing profile, I’m going to give you an up-close and personal view of our microbiota, a.k.a the intestinal flora, probiotics, or, the “good bugs” as I tell my kiddos. I’ve […]

Enterolab Gluten Sensitivity and Gene Panel

I thought I would share the results from Luke’s recent gluten sensitivity and gene panel test that I ordered through Enterolab.  I realize there is some debate on the validity of these tests since Dr. Fine’s research hasn’t undergone the peer review process.  Either which way, I think it is a useful tool that can […]