Gut Protection with L-Glutamine

When you have a digestive illness, it essentially means that your delicate intestinal lining (the mucosa) is damaged, making it impossible to extract nutrients and other substances crucial for your body's biological processes. The amino acid L-Glutamine is one of these substances. A protein building block, L-Glutamine is stored in muscle where it's vital to [...]

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Heal Thy Gut with Marshmallow Root

There's much more to that sweet, fluffy treat we enjoy melted in a s'more or sprinkled atop hot cocoa. Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis) is an ancient herb whose Greek name, Althainean, means "to heal." Ancient Greek and Egyptian healers used Marshmallow flowers and leaves in salads to support healthy digestion. A secretion, known as mucilage, from [...]

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Gluten-Free Zucchini Pasta Primavera

Primavera! That's Italian for "lightly sauteed springtime vegetables." Traditionally made with a not-so-light creamy cheese sauce, this recipe transforms the dish into a healthier and tastier version. A more delicate cream sauce is created from a base of cashew butter. The combination of Dijon, lemon, chicken broth, garlic and onions combine to yield an aromatic [...]

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Delicious Gluten-Free Pasta – Finally!

Yes, it's true! Pasta made from lentils is one of the tastiest and most nutritious gluten-free options for many people. Typically made from red lentils, also known as pulses, lentil pasta is more than just naturally gluten-free … it's also rich in dietary fiber (as much as 11 g per serving), high in protein (between [...]

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When Your Body Goes Against the Grain: Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity

How did gluten, a naturally-occurring protein found in wheat, barley and rye - sources of nutrition for people over thousands of years, become so unhealthy? Many scientists attribute the increase in Celiac Disease (CD) and non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (GS) to alterations in wheat's biological structure, the result of modern farming and bread-making practices and the [...]

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Tips & Tools for Easy, Delicious Gluten-Free Living

Today's options for a gluten-free lifestyle are better than ever. You still want your food choices to be wholesome, organic, and fresh so remember: Just because a product carries the GF food logo, doesn't mean it's healthy. Read ingredients and watch out for high sugar content and processed ingredients. We hope this list of resources [...]

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