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Understanding Food Sensitivities

Shopping With Food Sensitivities

Get educated.  Find out as much as you can about your food sensitivites and allergies.  Find out what your limitations are (i.e. what foods to avoid).  Better yet, find out what foods you CAN have! Read food labels.  You need to understand what you are eating and the best way is to read the food…

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A Healthy Diet Doesn't Have To Be Boring!

Secret To A Non-Boring Diet:  Variety “Variety is the spice of life!”  ~ famous quote from British poet, William Cowper Without variety, any diet can seem boring and restrictive….which may lead to the patient not following through the recommended time frame.   To keep variety in your diet, follow these tips for success: Be positive…

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How to avoid hidden sources of gluten

celiac disease, or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, both of which require avoidance of gluten for optimal health. You know to avoid wheat, barley, rye, triticale, einkorn, farro, kamut, spelt, farina, emmer, durum, and semolina, plus most oats because they are commonly cross-contaminated with gluten grains in the field or factory. That pretty much sums it up, right?…

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Clinical Reasons Why NOT To Eat Wheat

< ![CDATA[Dr. Akiba Green of Lake Norman Health & Wellness has put together a great review of the MEDICAL reasons why not to eat wheat (SEE VIDEO BELOW). In the video, he discusses celiac disease, gluten sensitivity and what the research shows. This video is a preview of the Gluten and Allergen-Free Expo in Charlotte, held…

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Nutrition Resources For You

“what can I eat?” PROPER NUTRITION IS KEY DURING EVERY PATIENT’S TREATMENT! Most patients are following a gluten free diet with many also following dairy free and soy free.  There are also many patients who have specific allergies or sensitivities to various other foods (i.e. eggs, yeast, xanthan gum, millet, and more). Because of these…

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Autoimmune Diet Guidelines

Eating an anti-inflammatory gluten-free diet is key. Here are some statistics about autoimmune diseases: The National Institutes of Health (NIH estimates up to 23.5 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease and that the prevalence is rising. Women experience autoimmune diseases 3X the rate of men- some like lupus effect women 9X the rate. Researchers have…

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Repairvite: Breakfast Ideas

Some Tips To Get Started Think about consuming a protein and vegetable or fruit for breakfast. Think outside the box and about consuming non-breakfast type foods.  See the list of Non Traditional Breakfast Ideasbelow. Smoothies are an excellent way to get all of your nutrients (and use the Repairvite powder) – all in one place!  See the…

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Gluten Free & Dairy Free: Looking For Recipes?

Website Resources For Gluten Free Living Living Without Magazine – check out their site for useful tips, recipes, and articles.  We also subscribe to this magazine so you’ll find it in our office. Delight Gluten Free Magazine (and Digital Magazine) – great site for recipes and articles.  The recipe finder is so easy to use and allows you…

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