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Should I Go Gluten-Free? Break it Down for Me

Google “gluten free” and you get roughly 150,000,000 results.Clearly, the topic of gluten is trending.  You probably know at least one person that has cut gluten...
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The FDA quilt has a whole lot of holes in it….

Okay, I’m frustrated. A few weeks ago I went to the Fancy Foods Festival in NYC. There were literally thousands of booths there. Companies came from...
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Gluten-Free; Safe, Unsafe and By Whose Standards

  So you've been diagnosed with Celiac Disease and your doctor has told you to stay away from gluten. Maybe all they told you was...
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Have you helped someone you'd least expect to?

Have you ever been surprised by an opportunity to help someone?  While at the store food shopping, I was asked for help by someone, and learned...
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5 Things You NEED TO KNOW if Going Gluten Free

5 Things You NEED TO KNOW if Going Gluten Free
Lots of people complain that they are still sick after following a gluten free diet, there are many factors that contribute to this fact.  Here is...
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9 Fuels And Foods For The Gluten-Free Runner

9 Fuels And Foods For The Gluten-Free Runner
http://womensrunning.competitor.com/2015/02/news/9-fuels-foods-gluten-free-runner_35503
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The Benefits of Omega Fatty Acids

The Benefits of Omega Fatty Acids
If I were to tell you that consuming healthy fats like omega fatty acids will not only keep your body and brain functioning properly, they will...
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Summer's Dynamic Duo

Summer's Dynamic Duo
  Say hello to this summer's ultimate combo: watermelon & feta. Watermelon has been a must-have at every summer BBQ since we've been young-which is why it's in...
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The Allergic Foodie Rap

The Allergic Foodie Rap
See those  girls at the bar banning bread to look fit?They've got no clue how rye and wheat make a celiac sick.They sip their Skinny Girl...
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What is Gluten?

  We’ve all seen the Gluten-Free labels on products and the special sections in the supermarket dedicated to Gluten-Free foods, but what is gluten, exactly? GLUTEN...
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Wondering about Celiac Disease? Don't go Gluten Free - Yet!

Wondering about Celiac Disease? Don't go Gluten Free - Yet!
As more and more people try gluten-free diets, awareness of Celiac Disease is increasing - but ironically so is the risk of mis- or under-diagnosis. It's...
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Gluten Intolerance can actually be Subclinical Celiac Disease

Gluten Intolerance can actually be Subclinical Celiac Disease
I think most of us have met people who have symptoms of celiac disease, but when tested, are told that their celiac antibody blood tests and...
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Celiac Tales : The Smelly Truth

celiac disease stomach issues    I’ve been wanting to write this piece for a while now, I just couldn’t figure out how to do it “properly”. So after much...
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Phoenix Book Signing for Celiac and the Beast

Phoenix Book Signing for Celiac and the Beast
Phoenix! Please come see me THIS FRIDAY 4/11 at 7pm for my book signing at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, AZ! http://www.changinghands.com/event/dermer-apr14
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27 Reasons I AM Gluten-Free: A Huffington Post Piece

27 Reasons I AM Gluten-Free: A Huffington Post Piece
You may remember my previous pieces for HuffPo, The Social Impact of Food Allergies and An Open Letter to Jimmy Fallon. I'm excited to share my...
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