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Gluten-Free Labeling

“Gluten-free,” “Free of gluten,” “No gluten,” “Without gluten.” We’ve all seen these claims on packaged products. Did you know that until last week, when the FDA gluten-free labeling law went into effect, there was no legal standardization for these claims? As of August 5th 2014, any packaged product including dietary supplements placed on store shelves or served in restaurants, that make any of the above claims on their labels, must contain less than 20 parts per million (ppm) gluten. This … Continue reading

Bad News, Guys: Coffee Can Look Like Gluten to Your Body

Here comes the coffee nazi again! More and more it seems my job is to crush people's dreams and take away all of their favorite addictions (grains, cheese, coffee...). I know, even if you won't admit it to yourself, that coffee MAY be affecting your life. Like in a negative way - not the happy, helps-me-live-my-life, buzzy way you experience it. I've written about it before here. Most people have accepted that gluten sensitivity is a real thing, unlike this … Continue reading

Gluten Free Is Not Enough

Raise your hand if you came to Paleo after realizing that taking gluten out of your diet was not doing it for you. My hand is raised. I was gluten free for about 4 years before going Paleo. Yes, I felt better. The skin on my legs and abdomen didn't itch so much that it kept me up at night anymore. I wasn't the crankiest bitch in the world anymore (yes, I was even crankier than I am now...), and … Continue reading

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