Question Marks

Gluten Free FAQ’s with Dr.Vikki

Dr. Vikki Petersen weighs in on some common questions I was diagnosed with celiac disease/gluten sensitivity and am following a gluten-free diet, but I still don’t feel better. Why? There are one of two things occurring for this individual. The first is that they “think” they’re being strict with their diet when they continue to ingest […]

Naturally Gluten Free

Living & Staying Gluten-Free

Having worked with patients for about two decades, I find interesting the widely varying responses of individuals who discover that they must maintain a gluten-free diet. While one may proclaim it “nearly impossible” and constantly slip up with the result of returning symptoms and slowly worsening health, another claims that gluten is “rat poison” and […]

Scale and Weight

Is Gluten Making You Fat?

It’s a bright new year and perhaps you started yours with some resolutions. For many Americans, at the top of the list is losing weight. January is a busy month at gyms and weight loss clubs. But alas, by February the “glow” has worn off and attendance wanes. But just because resolutions don’t frequently result […]

Cross Reactive Foods

Cross-Reactive Foods: Gluten-Free Foods That Mimic Gluten and Make You Sick

Discovering if you are gluten intolerant, whether it’s from celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, is a very big step in regaining your health. Initially, it is common for patients to feel an incredibly positive change in their health when they initially remove gluten. To say they are happy and excited is an understatement. They feel […]

Healing Foods

Food & Supplements for Healing

With the advent of a new year, there’s a good chance you’re feeling inspired to make 2014 the year of getting healthier. If so, you’re in the right place! Whether you have celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, or are just trying to optimize gut health, the plan that follows is for you. You’ll not only learn […]

Milk and Cereal

Are Gluten & Dairy a Cause for Autism Spectrum Disorders?

Many medical doctors, nutritionists, dieticians and parents alike swear they have witnessed results, in some cases miraculous ones, through eliminating gluten and dairy from the diets of children diagnosed with autism and spectrum disorders. There are documented cases where recoveries have occurred to such a degree that the label of autism spectrum was completely removed. […]