Why is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity So Hard to Diagnose? To many people, gluten sensitivity is a “made-up disease” and, while it’s true that Science has yet to determine exactly what makes people react to gluten (is it really gluten? is it a protein in the wheat? Pesticides and fertilizers used on wheat?), the fact remains … More Gluten Domino Effect
We all know that moving our bodies (even when it’s uncomfortable) is good for them, but when you have joint pain, fibromyalgia, knee problems, or other chronic aches and pains, it can be difficult to get moving enough to get your heart rate up. Running — outside or in place or on a treadmill — … More What’s the Best Low Impact Exercise For Me?
Is that gourmet cupcake habit making you miserable? Lots of foods are now being categorized as “inflammatory”, including sugar in general and gluten as a whole. But why is this? What truth is there to it? Inflammation is normally a completely healthy response to injury and infection; it sends immune cells and key nutrients to … More Sugar, Gluten, and Inflammation
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With the weather starting to warm up, thoughts turn to getting out and walking, gardening, or boating. Don’t let arthritis stop you! The latest research indicates that low impact exercise is good for and in fact, necessary for those who suffer from arthritis. Below is a great article I found that was medically reviewed and … More Exercise and Arthritis
You know that a spritz of lemon essential oil will repel mosquitoes or cut through grease in a DIY cleaning solution, but what else are the citrus essential oils good for? Lots! Below are the most common uses for these often over-looked oils. Lemon Essential Oil De-goop, gunk, and gum – A few drops of … More Favorite Uses for Citrus Essential Oils
So you want to go gluten free? This doesn’t mean you can never have bread again! There are lots of great substitutes, and lots of not so great substitutes. Thanks to my own experiments and adventures in gluten free food, I’ve tried lots of them and the following are my highlights of the best and … More The Best Gluten Substitutes
Those of us who are opposed to “acting our age” may still feel young at heart, but when your joints start letting you know the weather’s about to change, you don’t have to just live with it and “be old.” There are lots of medical treatments for the different types of arthritis, but there are … More Top 7 Natural Treatments for Arthritis Relief
With the dropping temperatures this past few weeks, I’m sure I am not the only one who’s been using more lavender essential oil to relieve inflammation flare-ups. But based on the rate I reorder my Lavender Oil, I’m using it for a lot more than that! So today, let’s have a look at all the … More Spotlight on Lavender Essential Oil
If you follow my blog much, you know that I believe myself to be “gluten sensitive”; that is, I am not Celiac or allergic to wheat, but I feel way better when I avoid wheat and gluten products. I’ve done quite a bit of research on ways to avoid gluten and still have a rich … More Gluten Free — Silly Fad or Scientific Fact?