Category Archives: Gluten Intolerance

gluten sensitivity


Awareness of gluten-free eating has increased dramatically in recent years. It is almost impossible to shop for groceries without finding the words “gluten-free” boldly written on most grocery labels. Whether a response to physical symptoms or simply to jump on the bandwagon, many Americans seem to be going “gluten-free.” Celiac Disease Celiac disease, is a… Read More »

Is Your Food Making You Sick?

Are Food Sensitivites Making You Sick?

Most people are aware of food allergies. Everyone knows someone who has an allergy to peanuts, strawberries, shellfish, or some other food. However, what most people are not aware of are Food Sensitivities. True food allergies are based on exposure to a specific protein component of a food. The immune system incorrectly perceives the protein… Read More »

Gluten: Fact or Hype?


Gluten is one of those things you have undoubtedly heard about unless you have been living under a rock. There are gluten free diets, recipes, and even restaurants offering gluten free menu items. But what is gluten exactly, and why all the fuss? Is Gluten Sensitivity a real concern, or just hype? What is Gluten… Read More »

IBS Causes

What Could Be Causing Your Digestive Issues?

Houston, where I live, is a hot spot for food. We have such a variety available-from Tex Mex to Barbecue, Cuban to New American, Vietnamese to Soul Food. For many years we even boasted more restaurants per square mile than New York City! Having such a vast selection of food to eat can be wonderful, but… Read More »

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