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Raynaud’s Survival Tips (updated)

  Since I had my first Raynaud’s attack of the season last week and it’s supposed to get cold on Thursday, I figured it was time to update and re-share this post. I was really grateful to be diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Voluntary allergen statements…

Seen the new headlines on labels and gluten? There’s a new study out and it’s worth a blog post, both because it’s important, and easy to misunderstand. Tricia Thompson of Gluten-Free Watchdog, Trisha Lyon and Amy Jones authored Allergen advisory statements … Continue reading

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Cheerios & G-Free Breakfasts

So…it’s become clear the Cheerios thing isn’t going away on its own, so I finally decided to share my 2 cents. Quick recap. Cheerios announced they were going gluten-free. (YAY!) General Mill’s Cheerios announced they were using regular oats, which … Continue reading

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Have you ever looked at a product and said, “gluten….seriously? Why???” I know I sure have seen products I would have assumed were gluten-free, but they’re not. I rarely cross-post from my nutrition practice website, but I feel like this … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Columbia University Celiac Disease Center

Dear wonderful Columbia Celiac Center Researchers, First, thank you so much for studying gluten in probiotics. It’s a big deal, and something all of us were blissfully unaware of until last weekend. It’s gotten a ton of press, and gotten … Continue reading

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DC Gluten-Free Expo June 7th & Coupon Code

A quick shout out for the upcoming 2015 Washington D.C. Gluten-Free Expo (coupon below) June 7th, 2015 is the annual DC Gluten-free Expo at the Doubletree Bethesda Hotel. The Expo benefits the Children’s National Medical Center Celiac Disease Program in … Continue reading

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Back-to-School G-Free Snacking Guide–Nutritionist Approved!

I’m a huge fan of naturally gluten-free food. It’s usually healthier, usually cheaper, and IMHO, usually tastier, too. That’s especially this time of year when there are a lot of yummy options almost in season! And yet…there are so many … Continue reading

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Why WIC Peer Counselor $s make good sense

Just a note on a cause I believe in: I had the honor of serving as the Breastfeeding Coordinator for the DC WIC State Agency from 2003-2007. Although typically breastfeeding is not common among the low income, predominantly African American … Continue reading

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By One, Give One G-Free Campaign

A quick shout out to a new Buy One Give One Campaign, started by G-Free Crusader Dee Valdez (AKA Gluten Free Dee). In a nutshell, if you buy g-free products from certain manufacturers and tweet about them through June 17th, … Continue reading

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Genetically Modified Salmon? Oy.

It’s no secret that I’m an advocate of fish as part of a healthy diet.  And, of course, as more people eat fish, we risk depleting these resources. And yet…I truly believe that the new genetically engineered salmon that are … Continue reading

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