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7 Ways to Save Money When Buying Gluten-Free

Gluten-free products can be expensive. For someone with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, that extra cost can be stressful. I know because I WAS highly sensitive to gluten. Over Twice As Expens…

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6 Myths about Gluten-Free Diets (Slideshow)

  For decades, people with Celiac disease and other sensitivities to gluten have struggled to educate their friends and family about their condition, and even find the foods they need to eat a…

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9 Dangers of Gluten-Free Products

The mainstream gluten-free diet can actually be making you fat and unhealthy! This is the conclusion I have found in my extensive research over the past two years. Yes, if you are celiac or gluten …

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Understanding Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a digestive disorder activated by eating gluten, a protein that is found in wheat, rye and barley. People with celiac must follow a gluten-free diet for the sake of their digestive h…

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Gluten-Free Pie Crust and Breakfast Muffins

Finding excellent wheat-free and gluten-free recipes for desserts and baked goods can sometimes be a challenge. My fiancé was diagnosed with gluten intolerance about a year and a half ago, so we’ve bo…

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6 Gluten-Free Grains to Add to Your Diet

Whether you're sensitive to gluten or just wanting to eat less of it, here are 6 gluten-free grains that offer many health benefits: Brown Rice Unlike white rice, brown rice is high in fiber and…

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12 Reasons to Love Quinoa

A staple of the ancient Incas who revered it as sacred, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is not a true grain, but a seed.  Surprisingly, it is related to spinach and Swiss chard.  If you’re not already en…

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20 Reasons to Love Bacteria

It may come as a surprise to learn that there are any reasons to love bacteria, but after poring through medical journals, I found that there are at least 20 reasons to love probiotic (health-supp…

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