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Lactose Intolerance: What Is It And How Is It Diagnosed?

Lactose, commonly known as “milk sugar”, may not be digested well if you are either born with absent or low levels of the enzyme lactase or if your intestine has been injured resulting in absent or low levels of lactase. Lactose is a disaccharide or two sugars linked. It is a combination of the two sugars, glucose and galactose. If ...

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Old Fashioned Stomped Lemon-ade

This tangy, refreshing lemon-ade has stood the test of time not just for extracting loads of vitamin C from the rind, but for exceptional taste. Someone can always be found to do the stomping, especially children. Makes a quart. New wooden stompers can be easily bought, or have fun looking for the old, turned ones found at garage sales or ...

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Recognizing Celiac Disease at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

April 22, 2009, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Cleo Libonati, RN, BSN presented “Celiac Disease Today” to a group of medical students at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Libonati’s presentation was attended by first, second and third year students who had many questions about celiac disease symptoms and how to identify at-risk patients. “It was very encouraging ...

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Recognizing Celiac Disease – Your book is by far the best one we have found

Below is a recent message we received from someone who bought “Recognizing Celiac Disease.” Thank you. My husband and I both have Celiac Disease and your book is by far the best one we have found in print on Celiac Disease. We love the format with the concise, current overview in the beginning and the detailed charts that make up most of the ...

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Benedictine nuns discover way to produce low-gluten Communion hosts

By John Libonati The article below describes low-gluten communion wafers for Roman Catholics. The wafers were tested by Dr. Allessio Fasano at the University of Maryland Celiac Disease Center to contain .01% gluten. He did mention that the machine performing the test could only test to .01% and the wafers may, in fact, contain less. Note: The contact information for ...

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Health Coaching Privacy and Disclaimers

Health Coaching Privacy Policy and Disclaimers I, John Libonati, am committed to maintaining the privacy of my Clients and maintaining the security of any personal information received from them. You may be asked to provide basic personal information and complete forms. The information you provide will help me give you the best possible coaching. All your information will be kept ...

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