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The truth about gluten-free foods

Last week at the grocery store, a woman asked me, “Is organic the same thing as gluten free?” I explained to her the difference between the two, and in the end, she opted for the gluten-free foods. As someone who can’t eat gluten without dire consequences, I am not happy that gluten-free has become the latest health fad. When given …

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Treating autoimmune diseases naturally

When someone gets an autoimmune disease, it means their immune system has gone rogue and is attacking a healthy part of their body. I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s three years ago, which meant my immune system was attacking my thyroid. In those with multiple sclerosis, it’s attacking the brain and spinal cord. In Crohn’s disease, it attacks the intestines. There …