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…

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…