Monthly Archives: January 2012

Naughty Peanuts with Watercress and Cabbage

Oil -1 Tbsp Ginger (crushed)  – 1 Tbsp Garlic (crushed)  – 2 cloves Sesame seeds -  1Tbsp Peanuts – ¼ cup Watercress  leaves (cleaned de-stemmed and chopped)  -4-5 cups Purple cabbage (chopped) – 3 cups Mung bean sprouts – 1 … Continue reading

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Increased Intestinal Permeability

Gastrointestinal diseases are near and dear to my heart, both as an RD and personally. Not many folks escape this life without having a GI issue, OR, a downstream effect of a GI issue.  Let me give a few examples.  … Continue reading

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Heal Your Gut!

I frequently have patients with the diagnosis of “irritible bowel syndrome” or IBS come to see me. Most of them tell me that they were not really given any type of dietary guidelines but were simply put on an antidepressant … Continue reading

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Gluten and You

Celiac disease (CD), also called gluten-sensitive enteropathy or nontropical sprue, is a unique autoimmune disorder which results from the interaction between gluten and immune, genetic and environmental factors. Originally CD was considered as a malabsorption syndrome of childhood, whereas it … Continue reading

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