Gluten-free Hospitality

It’s time for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah and time for entertaining. Not that we don’t entertain other times of the year, this is just when it is concentrated. There are also office parties as well and potlucks. It occurred to me that having someone like me come over must be very daunting to say the […]

Top 5 resources for eating out on a gluten-free diet

Eating out is a popular social activity which can unfortunately be difficult for those on a gluten-free diet. Thankfully, we live in an age where an abundance of information is literally at our fingertips, and resources for living gluten-free are no exception. While eating out can be a challenge for anyone on a restricted diet, […]

Supermarkets with gluten-free resources

Knowing the resources that your grocery store offers for gluten-free clients can help make shopping a less painful experience. Armed with the right resources, you can say goodbye to 4 hours shopping trips. The following grocery stores have gluten-free shopping resources available: Ukrop’s Gluten Free Shopping Guide 2009 Earth Fare “makes it easy for gluten […]

Using Gluten-free Casein-free Diets For Autism

Many people are giving more attention to the use of a gluten-free casein-free diet for autism. This study from Karl Reichelt, MD, PhD(1) and A. M. Knivsberg PhD(2) of Norway indicates that clear-cut behavioral changes could be measured after one and four years on a gluten-free casein-free diet. If you are considering a GFCF diet, […]

Living Gluten-free Casein-free: Menu plans, lessons, and resources for living with food allergies

Have you recently been diagnosed with food allergies? Are you having a difficult time adapting to a gluten-free diet? We can help! Living Gluten-free Casein-free is a comprehensive resource that will help you in your quest to live gluten-free. Perfect for individuals who are either gluten-free or gluten-free/casein-free, Living Gluten-free Casein-free contains valuable resources to […]

Living Gluten-Free Casein-Free: The Case Against the Staples of the Standard American Diet

Lolita Hanks, RN, BSN, MS, FNP-C When I was growing up, food allergies were rare. Some people could not have shellfish, but it was unheard of to have a life threatening reaction to peanuts. Today nut free schools are commonplace, thousands of gluten-free products are showing up in local Wal-Marts, and everyone knows someone who […]

What Are Food Allergies, Intolerances And Sensitivities?

Food allergies are due to IgE antibodies made for specific foods that an individual has for some reason developed because their body has misinterpreted the food(s) as a foreign invading protein. The presence of IgE antibody to the specific food a person is allergic to results in an immediate immune reaction of the body to […]

Food Lectins in Health and Disease: An Introduction

In recent years it appears there is a rising epidemic of people suffering from chronic digestive and autoimmune conditions. Food intolerance or sensitivities may lie at the root of the problem. Most people, including doctors, have little clue how foods they eat may be contributing to their chronic illness, fatigue and digestive symptoms. There are, […]

Gluten-free, Dairy-free Holiday Menu

Christmas is a time to enjoy family and friends, not a time to stress about holiday menus! Take the planning out of your Christmas meal with our complimentary Gluten-free, Dairy-free Holiday Menu. This delicious menu plan with beautiful color photos includes brunch, appetizers, dinner and dessert with recipes and shopping list. Download the Gluten-free, Dairy-free […]