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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

Back to gluten-free, and a few other things

Six months later, it looks like my strict diet is resurfacing. Actually, my diet has been getting corralled for weeks now, and then last month I caught some flu-virus and was sick for nearly

Gluten Monster Is Getting To Me

This is day 7 of my taking on gluten straight up. Let me put it this way: wheat is delicious, but gluten is beginning to screw with my life. I have been on my

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

What would you eat?

For those of you out there in the land of food allergies and sensitivities, what would be high up on your wish list? I’m starting a food challenge in two weeks and here is

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