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Gluten Sensitivity and Autism

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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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Celiac Disease Insights: Clues to Solving Autoimmunity by Alessio Fasano

Here is the link to the Scientific American article that has garnered quite a bit of attention in the CD community.  It is amazing what this man, and others like him, have done to try and understand this elusive and “chameleon” of a disease, as I like to refer to it. I was one of […]