The following is a new video from Dr. Vikki Petersen of HealthNOW Medical Center, sharing information she recently learned from the renowned celiac researcher, Dr. Alessio Fasano, regarding gluten sensitivity and autism. Do you have a child with autism? If so, have you tried implementing a gluten-free (or gluten-free/casein-free) diet? If you have, did you notice [...]
The Possible Role of Dairy in Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes (and some Dairy-Free Roasted Butternut Squash Soup)
I am very excited to have my dear friend Alisa Fleming guest post here today. Alisa is the founder and chief editor of the popular website, Go Dairy Free, she also authors her personal blog, Alisa Cooks. In addition to running two websites (phew, I need a nap just thinking about that!), Alisa is also [...]
Q & A with Doctor Vikki: Is there a Connection between Gluten Intolerance and Macular Degeneration? Plus, New Dr. Vikki Videos!
It is extremely important that you are eating a gluten-filled diet when taking these tests. If you are already gluten free, then there is a good chance the blood tests will be negative, even if you do in fact have celiac disease (the only treatment for celiac disease is a gluten-free diet, which *should* result [...]
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 [...]
Today’s edition of Ask Dr. Vikki question comes from a friend of mine, a fellow celiac and Graves’ disease sufferer. I met Susie and her daughter (and her mother and father) several years ago and all of them are diagnosed celiacs (and there are even more celiacs in the family). I hope to have Susie [...]