192011Dec

The gluten free diet, a passing trend or a trick for universal health and vitality

Not long ago, the phrase “gluten free” was one relegated to health food stores and medical clinics, the sole concern of an unlucky few diagnosed with a gluten-intolerant condition known as celiac disease and forced to scavenge the grocery isles for the few mass-marketed products made without the seemingly ubiquitous wheat protein. But today, as…

72011Dec

Gluten-Free Remedies and The Celiac Diva Educate about Supplements

Gluten-Free Remedies and The Celiac Diva, an online show dishing on all things gluten-free, partner once a month to answer questions from Facebook users about what supplements are the best to help people feel better. Past sessions can be accessed on The Celiac Diva Facebook page. February 2012 January 2012 November 2011 October 2011

182011Nov

Top Five Questions to Know if You are Gluten Intolerant

Dr. Shikhman presented for the Scripps Health Foundation on the connection between the gut and autoimmune diseases. Here are some of the top questions: Are gluten intolerance and gluten sensitivity the same thing? In general there are two ideas to keep in mind. There is gluten allergy and gluten sensitivity. With a gluten allergy, there…

182011Nov

The connection between Gluten Intolerance and Sjogren’s Syndrome

Dr. Shikhman contributed an article in the Autumn issue of Journal of Gluten Sensitivity demonstrating the connection between gluten intolerance and Sjogren’s Syndrome–a condition categorized by prolonged dry eyes, mouth, and skin. Read the article here

282011Sep

Featured Supplement: Calcium Lactate

To purchase calcium lactate, click here Our friends and customers often ask us ‘what is the best calcium supplement?’ The answer…. calcium lactate. Calcium plays a very important role in the body. It is necessary for normal functioning of nerves, cells, muscle, and bone. If there is not enough calcium in the blood, then the…

132011Sep

Immune Assistants

N-ACETYLGLUCOSAMINE | BUY NOW Extracted from crustaceans, NAG forms the basis of complex molecular structures which are key parts of the connective tissues and mucous membranes of the body-tendons, ligaments, cartilage, bone matrix, skin, joint fluid, and intestinal lining. NAG also supports normal immune function and accelerates healing of intestinal mucosa. In vitro data demonstrate…

132011Sep

Digestive and Intestinal Assistants

GLUTEN BREAKER | BUY NOW A high-potency, proprietary blend of plant-derived enzymes, specifically formulated to assist in breaking down the fullest range of plant and animal proteins, including casein (milk and dairy products), gluten (wheat, rye, oats, barley, and other grains) and soy proteins. PANCREATIC DIGESTIVE ENZYMES | BUY NOW Pancreatin is a preparation of…

132011Sep

Normal Microflora Support

PAU D’ARCO | BUY NOW Pau D’Arco is derived from the inner bark of Tabebuia trees native to both Central and South America. Naturally rich in quinones such as napthaquinones, naphthofurandiones, and anthroquinones. More recent scientific studies indicate that Pau D’Arco helps to support healthy intestinal flora. It has also been suggested that it may…