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Monday
Sep172018

A Beginner's Guide to Gluten Free Eating

It feels like these days, gluten has become the butt of a never-ending joke. In the past, the only people who knew what gluten was were those with Celiac disease – an autoimmune disorder that results in damage to the intestinal lining if gluten, a protein in wheat, rye and barely, is consumed. . These days it’s become one of many healthy food fads – with individuals boasting that they’re gluten-free while they reach for a stack of GF cookies – because it’s thought that “they’re healthy”. As a result, gluten sensitivities seem to be taken less seriously than other common sensitivities like dairy or soy. And while not every individual reacts negatively to gluten, the fact is that it’s still one of the most common – and under-estimated – sensitivities Americans experience today.

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Friday
Jul212017

Have the fries with that gluten-free, paleo, D.TOX-approved hot dog

If you missed National Hot Dog Day on July 19th, you can also celebrate it today. Phew! But if you're gluten-free, paleo or on a detox, your food choices can sometimes feel limited when a meal includes a bun.

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Monday
Jun022014

6 Tips for Eliminating Gluten

With all the marketing and medical hype around gluten lately, maybe you’re wondering whether it’s time to take the plunge and see what a gluten-free lifestyle might do for you. While it’s unknown just how many people experience gluten sensitivity (in addition to those with actual celiac disease), my clients have overwhelmingly benefited when they dropped gluten from their diets, particularly when weight loss was their central goal. What does it mean to go gluten-free, however? Just how much of our eating is affected, and what are the best strategies for success? Read on for six tips that can help you let go of gluten.

 

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Monday
Feb132012

Beef Enchilada Cabbage Rolls

Thank you to Healthy Living How To for providing today's delicious recipe. If you like Mexican food, here's a great alternative to using flour tortillas, and there's nothing like making the sauce from scratch. As are the other recipes on the site, this one is lower in carbohydrates, gluten-free and tastes amazing. You can also have it done in less than 30 minutes! Enjoy! 

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Friday
Dec092011

Pumpkin Spice Bread - lower in carbs and gluten-free

Whether you're looking for something to make and give as a gift, or to make and share in your own home, this alternative to many of the holiday baked goods, loaded with sugar and white flour, is a great option. It will save be far lower in carbohydrates and is gluten free. Once you have the ingredients, it's pretty easy to make as well...

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Friday
Dec022011

Mexi "Cauli" Rice

If you're looking for a great alternative to rice and all the starch in it, try out this recipe to compliment some main dishes. Thanks again to Healthy Living How To for the recipe!

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Friday
Nov252011

Carnitas with Sweet Corn Cakes

Today's recipe again comes from Healthy Living How To. This unique Carnita recipe is low in carbs, gluten-free, and even makes use of the Life Time Fitness Vanilla Whey Isolate. If you have a recipe you'd like to share, please send the recipe and photos to tnikkola@lifetimefitness.com.

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