Archive for June 28th, 2010

 

Cleo Libonati, RN, BSN

Understanding Probiotics and Prebiotics in Celiac Disease

June 28th, 2010 by Cleo Libonati, RN, BSN


Our well-being is uniquely tied to the condition of our colon, which is commonly unhealthy at diagnosis of celiac disease. To keep our colon healthy, we need to understand what happens there on a microscopic level.  Hundreds of varieties of intestinal microbe populations called “flora” live there, numbering in the billions.  To put these numbers into focus, dead bacteria make up about a third of each bowel movement.  Our resident microbes, whether beneficial or harmful, play a decisive role in nourishing or damaging the cells that form the intestinal lining.  Probiotic and prebiotic foods and supplements restore and feed our friendly microbes. (more…)


4th of July gluten-free recipe round-up

June 28th, 2010 by Liz Schau

Think you can't stay gluten-free during the holidays?  Truth be told, 4th of July can be particularly challenging, considering some of America's favorite dishes are full of gluten: pasta salad, hot dogs, bread, cakes and cookies.   But the goods news is, there are a ton of recipes available for those of us who eat allergen-free -- both foods that are inherently gluten-free, as well as quick and easy grain substitutions.  Just keep in mind that eating whole foods that are naturally free of gluten are easiest to prepare, usually most affordable, and also healthier than pre-packaged and processed GF foods.  (more…)

Jennifer Harris

Gluten Freedom Day in Arkansas on July 23rd

June 28th, 2010 by Jennifer Harris

 

 
 
 
  

Gluten Freedom Day Event Flyer

And the gluten-free events just keep on coming.  The CSA Northwest Arkansas Sprue Group #73 is hosting Gluen Freedom Day on July 23rd in Rogers, Arkansas at the Embassy Suite, John Q Hammond conference center. 

This event includes educational workshops, vendor fair, cooking demonstration and gluten-free food.  Tickets can be purchased in advance or on the day of the event and include lunch(an Italian lunch sponsored by Schar), admission to workshops and the vendor fair.  Festivities start at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m.  (more…)

 

 

 

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Keeping breakfast satisfying is tough. I find that if I make this Quiche on Sunday night, I can eat it all week long by re-heating it in the microwave.

Its packed with protein and will keep you full for hours.  What you will need: (more…)