Category Archives: True Gluten Free Information

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Radio Interview: Focus on Licking County


Last week, I had the privilege of talking with radio host Dave Doney of 790 WHTH.  Our discussion focused on gluten, and how it affects our health.  The show was part of his “Focus on Licking County” series. To listen to the interview, click on the WHTH website at this link.  Then choose […]

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Quick Facts about Celiac Disease


Did you know? -There are over 300 symptoms of Celiac Disease -While some develop symptoms during childhood, many others feel fine until later in life -Many people never show any symptoms at all This one is staggering: 83% of people with Celiac Disease are never diagnosed, or are misdiagnosed with […]

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I thought I’d have a Starbucks, and then I saw this


There is no doubt that marketing is a powerful tool. Right?  For example, if you have children, at what age did they recognize the McDonald’s sign?  (mine were still in diapers!)  And then there’s the ambiance and aroma of a coffee shop.  The sounds that delight many: coffee beans in the grinder, […]

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Grain-Free Wildway Granola


The other day, I was asked, “If you could change one thing in your life, what would it be?” A million things went through my mind.  I mean, there’s this vision, this dream I have…to change the landscape of food options available to those living like I am:  either a […]

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Top Ten Places Gluten is Hiding


In honor of Celiac Awareness Month, here are the top ten places that gluten could be hiding in YOUR kitchen!   -If you have Celiac Disease or any form of gluten sensitivity (or are caring for someone who does), this can be an important checklist.  -Are your labs still showing elevated antibodies (IgG […]

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Five Signs of Gluten Sensitivity (Video with Dr. Oz and Amy Myers, MD)


These five signs of gluten sensitivity may surprise you! Wow, I wish this information had been available a few years ago!  It might have saved me some very frustrating years, and a few thousand dollars in tests with several doctors.  If you don’t know my personal story, you can read […]

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Another Place Corn and Soy are Hiding


I wandered down the aisle of frozen vegetables, happily shopping in an area of the store that was “safe” on a true gluten free diet (for more on what I mean by that, please read this). I was working on a recipe that was heavy on chopped herbs, and a […]

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Gluten Free Grain Free Soy Free Breakfast Idea


Breakfast is SO important.  THE most important meal of the day! And yet, we rush out the door to our job, school, appointment, gym…leaving our body hungering to wake up.  The word “breakfast” means just what it says – it “breaks your fast” from the night before.  Your metabolism doesn’t […]

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Digging in: Ingredient Labels


How far do you go to make sure that the product you’re ingesting doesn’t contain gluten or soy ingredients (or anything else to which you have an intolerance/allergy/sensitivity)? I generally don’t like to shout.  However, after my recent personal (and AWFUL) experience, I’m here with a reminder:  if you aren’t […]

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Giant Eagle Bacon – Free of added nitrates and nitrites


Sometimes, something comes to my attention about negative effects of a particular food or product. That always prompts me to investigate and understand the issue, and investigate the products.  In this particular case, we are talking about bacon. I’ve been eating bacon on an occasional basis, and I am always diligent […]

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