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Ways to boost your Immune System when you have Celiac Disease

Ways to boost your Immune System when you have Celiac Disease

When you have celiac disease, you have an autoimmune disease. This means your immune system isn’t operating appropriately. In the case of celiac disease, your immune system is being overactive and attacking things that don’t really pose a threat, thus causing damage. This overactivity, in […]

Guide to Gluten-free Drinking at Bars

Guide to Gluten-free Drinking at Bars

What to Avoid At All Costs When gluten-free drinking at bars, there are some things you should just know to avoid. Avoid anything that’s on tap. Ideally, tap lines should be cleaned and sterilized between uses which would prevent cross-contact but there is no way […]

Should I be Gluten-free and Nightshade Free?

Should I be Gluten-free and Nightshade Free?

People with Celiac Disease often don’t find relief after simply following a gluten-free diet. This can be for a variety of reasons. Often people with Celiac ask themselves if they should follow a nightshade-free diet too. What are Nightshades? You might know nightshades to be […]

Is a Gluten-Free Diet Enough for Celiac Disease

Is a Gluten-Free Diet Enough for Celiac Disease

As your fellow celiac dietetic professional, I feel the need to address the following question: Is a Gluten-Free Diet enough to treat Celiac Disease? Keep reading to find out why I don’t think it is.  Celiac Disease is Serious Celiac, also known as Sprue, is […]

Top Gluten-Free Meal-Prep Recipes

Top Gluten-Free Meal-Prep Recipes

Achieve your goals with meal-prep with my top gluten-free meal-prep recipes. Meal-prepping doesn’t have to be boring or take tons of time. With the right recipes in your tool-kit, you can have a week full of healthy snacks and meals that taste good and only […]

Self-Care is Important When You Have Celiac Disease + 15 Way to Practice it

Self-Care is Important When You Have Celiac Disease + 15 Way to Practice it

What is Celiac Disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that impacts the digestive track. Basically, when you have celiac disease your body attacks itself when you eat food that contain gluten. This causes damage to the small intestine that can lead to malabsorption, nutrient […]

Should people with celiac disease avoid cross-reactive foods?

Should people with celiac disease avoid cross-reactive foods?

After following a gluten-free diet you might be wondering if you need to worry about gluten cross-reactive foods. What is a Gluten Cross-Reactive Food? The basic argument is that gluten cross-reactive foods are foods that have proteins so similar to gluten that the body gets […]

Kaizen is the Key to Weight-loss

Kaizen is the Key to Weight-loss

 Kaizen is the Japanese word for improvement. Shamash Alidina, a mindfulness expert, explains in his Kaizen + Mindfulness blog post, the powerful potential of Kaizen. The Japanese word for improvement, the meaning behind Kaizen is the key to weight-loss and health struggles. Kaizen and Japanese […]

Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2019

Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2019

Sticking to your New Year’s resolutions in 2019 doesn’t have to be hard, in fact, it can be fairly easy if you know what you are doing. Here are my top 5 tips on how to stick your New Year’s resolutions: 1 Patience Our minds […]