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Clues for Gluten Sensitivities: A New Guide Indicates Who Shouldn’t Eat Gluten

By admin | February 13, 2012

Photo: Meredith_Farmer

Photo: Meredith_Farmer

By: Michele Wolfson

Do you dream about eating luscious treats like cupcakes and cookies, or even main staples like pasta and bread without doubling over from abdominal pains? Its often very frustrating dealing with food allergies related to gluten-intolerances, especially for young children.

Trying to figure out what exactly makes you uncomfortable can be a real challenge. “One way to determine if gluten (or any other food) is causing problems is to do an elimination diet for at least 2 weeks whereby you eliminate all gluten from your diet, which means not even a breadcrumb. After two weeks, reintroduce gluten, and see how you feel,” says Mona Solar, creator of Solar Wellness, an organization that is dedicated to helping improve the lives of those following a gluten-free diet as well as other food sensitivities.

If you are feeling constantly bloated, or experience fatigue and foggy thinking and feel worse after eating wheat and other products that contain gluten, experts say that you should be avoiding them. Read More

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Tips for Gluten-Free Baking

By mahir | May 17, 2011

Gluten-Free Baking

Gluten-Free Baking

May is Celiac Awareness Month! Celiac Disease is a genetically inherited autoimmune condition that creates a toxic reaction when gluten is consumed. Gluten is found in many kinds of grains and all kinds of wheat.  Read More

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