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What if it’s not about gluten? Gut Instincts: The Fact and Fiction Behind the Gluten-Free Movement

Here are some interesting thoughts from GFF Magazine about resistance to eat wheat and the underlying science. While prevalence of celiac disease appears to be doubling every 20 years, it wasn’t even listed as

You won’t believe who tried to give me gluten

Or maybe you will. Last month, I had an endoscopy done to take biopsies of my esophagus, stomach, and small intestine to check my digestive health. Though celiac disease had been ruled out in the

Introducing: Stephanie Bird, Nutrition & Food Science, Gut Thinker, and Mission Statement

I thought I’d update some info about myself, in case you’ve stumbled across this blog on a random journey through the internet. I contribute information infrequently, and also post on Facebook on the Gut

Day 4 Of My Gluten/Food Intolerance Challenge

I woke up this morning and I’m still alive. Today is the start of day four of my major food challenge. I have been going for the gluten, some nightshades, and seafood. Basically choosing

36 Hours Until I Go For The Gluten…

36 hours from now I begin the main part of my food challenge. First thing I’m going to eat is a real croissant. And then maybe an almond one. And hopefully this next month

Day 8 Of Food Challenge

I woke up this morning feeling pretty good, not thinking I was having any reaction. It’s a new week in my progressive food challenge where I reintroduce the foods I have identified as problematic

Ramping Up the Food Challenge–Day Five

Today is day five of my ramping up my food challenge, as I am having an upper endoscopy on June 21 to see if I have eosinophilic esophagitis. This disease appears to be more

Food Challenge Starting Soon

I went to a new gastroenterologist last week and he wants to conduct an upper endoscopy on me to see if I have Eosinophilic Esophagitis which is a condition where your esophagus develops inflamed rings