What’s the Deal with Gluten?

So, what is the deal with gluten?  Is it the same as wheat?  Isn’t whole wheat good for you?  Do I HAVE to avoid it?  If I avoid it, what the heck do I eat??? Gluten is a sticky protein found in wheat and related grains.  It helps breads rise and have a fluffy...

Thyroid Problems Can Sneak By Undetected

To find out that your thyroid is “hypoactive,” or hyperactive more rarely, can be almost a sigh of relief.  You felt that there was something out of balance, but wasn’t sure what it was, and then you figured it out!  It’s the thyroid!  And...

Your Guide to Vitamins

There are some essential supplements that I think any-body could benefit by including in your “medicine” cabinet: 1.  Omega-3 oil:  our modern diet is typically void of this essential nutrient.  The best sources for omega-3 oil are eggs and fish.  A good...