Sharing my Gluten Free Kitchen and wanting to die!

Sharing my Gluten Free Kitchen and wanting to die!

Getting sick and having to go gluten free years ago was a mission and a half as we all know but I never realized just how lucky I was to have gone through that journey on my own and at my own pace. If I made a mistake, I could back track and figure out exactly why or what I ate that triggered my reaction once I gluten proofed my house.

In the beginning, it took months to really understand that just the tinniest bit of wheat that was in my shampoo (for example) was the culprit for my skin rash that was getting worse by the day. It wasn’t just about the wheat that was in the food, that was causing me harm. But, I was able to use my detective skills and finally figure it all out.  

And, in truth it took a good year and a half before I finally started to feel better and some real relief but I stuck with it and every day made small but better choices for my health…

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Do I Really Need to Worry About Gluten In Make-up?

Do I Really Need to Worry About Gluten In Make-up?

There are pretty much two schools of thought. The conservative approach that says that celiac disease is a digestive disorder that can only be exasperated when digesting gluten. And the second is that gluten on the skin anywhere on your body can aggravate celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, wheat allergies, especially if they have any kind of skin condition.

I’m definitely a proponent of the second school of thought. And, I know there are no studies to substantiate my thoughts and beliefs about this and I have gotten a lot of flack about this because there is no proof as they say. No scientific proof, and I always respond the same way to anyone who says this to me - who would fund such a study? 

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