Wheat-free vs Gluten-free

Wheat has a large amount of a protein called “gluten”, but there are other grains that have gluten in smaller amounts such as barley, rye and spelt.  Therefore a “wheat-free” diet excludes the foods with wheat but you can still have other grains that [...]

Wheat-free vs Gluten-free 2018-09-04T03:34:03+00:00

FIVE Tips for People with Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease, whereby the immune system reacts against gluten and causes damage to the villi of the digestive tract, specifically the small intestines. This affects proper absorption of nutrients, which can lead to a host of other health problems. Approximately 1 [...]

FIVE Tips for People with Celiac Disease 2018-03-14T09:22:38+00:00

FIVE Tips to Take Control of Seasonal Allergies

For many individuals springtime is associated with sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, nasal congestion, sore throat, which are all symptoms of seasonal allergies. More than nine million Canadian adults, that is more than 1 in 6 Canadians, suffer from seasonal allergies typically associated with airborne [...]

FIVE Tips to Take Control of Seasonal Allergies 2018-03-14T09:22:48+00:00

FIVE Ways to Address Constipation

Definition of constipation: We are not moving our bowels daily. Tendency to constipation: We are not moving large quantities of stools daily and full emptying our colon OR our bowel movements are small, hard nuggets or rabbit pellets. FIVE Ways to Address Constipation Increase water [...]

FIVE Ways to Address Constipation 2018-03-14T09:31:59+00:00

TWO Major Problems with Wheat

Have you ever wondered what the problem with wheat actually is? Why are so many people making such a big deal about it? I wondered that too. I grew up eating cereal for breakfast, sandwiches for lunch and never thought twice about eating bread or [...]

TWO Major Problems with Wheat 2018-03-14T10:01:16+00:00