The month of May—recognized as Celiac Disease Awareness Month—draws attention to this misunderstood disease. But those who eat a celiac diet all year 'round know too well the challenges—and I can relate. When I was 18 months old, I was diagnosed with celiac disease (CD)—a digestive disorder … Read More
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Your gastrointestinal (GI) tract is extremely complex, and scientists believe it to be a vital component of the immune system. The surface lining of the GI tract includes numerous bacteria, immune cells, and nerve cells that largely function to protect us against toxins and foreign invaders. This fascinating gut-immune link … Read More
In the not-too-distant past, snacking was a critical part of the daily routine for most people with diabetes. This was largely due to the more limited options for insulin therapy, and it meant that many people had to plan their diabetic snacks in order to avoid dangerous episodes … Read More
The food we put in our bodies doesn’t just affect our physical health; it can greatly impact our mental health, as well. So if you want to to prevent depression, paying attention to your diet is key. Research shows that one of best ways to reduce your risk for developing … Read More
When most of us think of antioxidants, we think of things like blueberries, green tea, pomegranates, and other healthy food choices. But one of the most powerful and important antioxidants we need is produced by the body itself: glutathione.
What is glutathione?
As the body’s most powerful antioxidant, glutathione benefits the body … Read More
New York's Attorney General (AG), Eric Schneiderman, recently ordered GNC, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart to immediately stop selling six popular herbal supplements. The DNA tests commissioned by his office found that four out of five of the hundreds of bottles tested contained … Read More