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Food Reactions and Chronic Disease

Often when I first talk with patients about food allergies and intolerances, they often will say, “Oh, I don’t have any reactions to food.” I am always puzzled by this response because we usually have spent the previous hour talking about a chronic, inflammatory...

Quick, healthy one-dish meals

How often do you come home at the end of the day and say, “I’m way too tired to cook?” Over the years I have learned what I call “triage” cooking that allows me to make simple, healthy fresh food within 30 minutes. I’ll share more...

Wheat Belly – OR Something Else?

Sue was absolutely certain gluten was her primary food issue. “I know I feel awful when I eat a lot of wheat, like pizza and spaghetti. Why don’t I just try eliminating gluten for a couple of months?” I have worked with many patients who were certain...

Food Allergies vs. Intolerances

Food allergies are very specific inflammatory pathways: Immune globulin A, G, or E. Immune globulin A is concentrated in mucous membrane tissues in the gut. IgA allergies affect primarily the digestive tract. Immune globulin E is concentrated in the respiratory tract...