A friend pointed me to this article from the Huffington Post earlier this week. The article is about pet peeves regarding the gluten-free diet and things people say when they hear you are on the diet. One of my biggest pet peeves is hearing, “Have you heard about that new weight loss diet…the gluten-free diet?", [...]
Gluten and the gluten-free diet seem to be in the news quite a bit lately. Have you heard the latest news about the gluten-free diet? South Beach Diet creator, Dr. Arthur Agatston, has a new book and version of The South Beach Diet: “The South Beach Diet Gluten Solution”. The book calls for removing gluten [...]
My friend, Amy Jones, MD, RD, LD wrote an article posted on the NFCA website about celiac disease and eating disorders. I have to admit that I have always wondered if my eating disorder had anything to do with my having celiac disease or vice versa. It’s a lot like the chicken or the egg…which [...]
Today is Celiac Disease Awareness Day. I thought this would be a great time to share some basic information on Celiac Disease and the gluten-free diet to help those newly diagnosed or looking for a possible diagnosis or answers to their health problems.
One of the best places to start is the National Foundation for [...]
I found out some super exciting news on Monday afternoon that I had to keep quiet about for 2 days. This was not easy, if you know me and how much I like to talk. I did tell Aaron, he puts things in “the vault”, but I couldn’t share with any of my online friends [...]
More and more people are being diagnosed with Celiac Disease each day. In addition to Celiac Disease, there is also Non-Celiac gluten intolerance/gluten-sensitivity. I don’t really care what you call it, if you eat it and it makes you feel bad, don’t eat it. If you are new to the gluten-free diet, please make sure [...]
If you happen to be on Facebook, Twitter or read any online news, I am sure you must have heard that Miley Cyrus is the latest celebrity to disclose that she is following the gluten-free diet. She doesn’t mention anything about Celiac Disease, but a “gluten and lactose allergy”. This is her explanation to those [...]
I am thrilled to introduce you to Amy Jones, RD at Mary Rutan Hospital in Marysville, Ohio. Amy has been kind enough to share a guest blog today – enjoy!!
The Dietitian-Patient Relationship Critical to the Success of a GF Diet
I want to thank my friend Kim for trusting me to guest blog [...]
I don’t know where to start, as I am still in disbelief of the stance you have taken on guests with food allergies. Do you know how many people you have now alienated, or was that your goal? Let’s sort out some quick facts:
1 in 133 people in the US have Celiac Disease [...]
As I have said before, the gluten-free diet can be intimidating to those who are just starting out. Heck, it can be intimidating to those of us who have been on it for years, thanks to gluten showing up in places it has no business being. I know that I have been guilty of [...]