Monthly Archives: February 2012

Is Sugar Toxic?

Is sugar really toxic? That seems like such a strong word. It is gluten free, how can it be bad for you?  But an article published in the New York Times suggests that sugar can act like a drug and … Continue reading

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The nutritional demands of a Breastfeeding Mom

Breastfeeding provides many benefits for the mother as well as her baby. Research has shown that women who breastfeed have a reduced risk of ovarian and breast cancer. Another health benefit for the mother is weight loss. Because breastfeeding burns … Continue reading

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Men on a gluten free diet- cheap and easy!

We have a lot of girls in our house right now, so I cannot relate to the heartache of feeding hungry men. But I do know that my husband does really well on a gluten free diet and because of … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day-A No Sugar Day?

Why is it that we eat sweets on Valentine’s Day? Is it to represent love? Does anyone want to love or feel loved on a day that we are allowed to eat as much chocolate and sugar as we want … Continue reading

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Are Gluten Intolerance Tests Misleading?

People often ask me how we got tested for gluten intolerance.  The most common blood test requested by your physician is the Celiac Panal.  This test measures both your immune system’s response to gluten and whether there is damage to … Continue reading

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