On a few of the message boards I frequent, I heard about something called an “OAT test” which I had no clue about. It made me think of oatmeal and I immediately imagined a canister of Quaker oats. Sidebar: I miss oatmeal. Its high in oxalates, even the gluten free kind. Anyway… OAT is most… Read More What is an OATS test?
Last week I went to San Francisco for a few days. Since being gluten free for several years now, I know that finding something gluten free at the airport is a super challenge. My advice to people is always to research before you go however, in the midst of packing and planning, it sometimes… Read More Gluten Free Travel + Why Did Starbucks Discontinue Their GF Sandwich?
If you have suffered from one of the most insidious things- Candida- then you probably are well acquainted with the highly restrictive diet. Curing a candida overgrowth is a challenge since our bodies are supposed to have candida, its when it begins to grow out of control when the problems start…and never end. Here’s an… Read More The Candida Diet OR You Can’t Eat Anything
I just read an article from a paleo blogger that has me so angry! She discusses the idea of oxalates and how there is not enough evidence about them to conclude they are problematic for people. She discusses something called an “oxalate sensitivity” and says that people are being scared away from nutritious… Read More There’s No Such Thing As An “Oxalate Sensitivity”
When I stumble upon a good article about oxalates, I want to share it with you. I think that as people start learning about oxalates, they will be searching for information and I’d love to help you find good articles and help. I like to research and lately I have been consumed with… Read More Oxalate Overload
I’m really excited for my Low-Oxalate, Anti-Inflammatory cookbook due out in September from Skyhorse Publishing! I’m working on the finishing touches before I turn it in right now but have had several people email and ask about low ox meal plans. If you cook for your family, every night in the kitchen is huge… Read More Low Oxalate Meal Plans
I spent a good portion of my day yesterday trying to find blogs that are geared towards those of us who are watching oxalates, and aside from the more medically geared sites, there’s very few! Why so little info on oxalates? Do you think its because oxalates are not well known yet? There are… Read More Nephure for Oxalates
I think its years and years of stress that have been bottled up inside and is now wrecking havoc on my body, specifically my digestive system! The long and the short of it is that after a stressful year or so, I blacked out one night and had such a severe panic attack that my… Read More What is SIBO?
So many people have Candida but have no idea! Candida Albicans is a fungus ( a yeast, specifically) that grows inside of your gut. Its normally kept under control by the balance of healthy bacteria but when it gets out of control, it can affect your entire body. Candidiasis has the ability to produce 75… Read More Candida Overgrowth, What Is It?
It was the worst possible time for us to go but my husband had won a cruise last summer and now it was time for us to leave for a week long vacation. Normally I’d be excited but we’d just moved into a brand new house and still had boxes to open, things to put… Read More Cruising: Allure of the Seas (+ gluten free travel)