Celiac Cross Reactivity

When the body thinks that you are eating gluten, but you are not. Why would that happen? Gluten is a large protien molecule.  This molecule has similar sections as other protein molecules.  When proteins share sections that have a similar shape, they can result in the same response.  This is super tricky, because not everyone … Continue reading Celiac Cross Reactivity

Wiggle Room (because nobody’s perfect)

Want to cheat.. or just simply can't live without? Perfume Baby Wipes Hand Sanitizer Febreeze Perfume  Here's the compromise I've made... I am not into phthalates, however sometimes I like to wear perfume.  Brands I indulge in when I really want perfume; Phlur and Skylar.  Both are gluten free! Did you know that inhaling gluten … Continue reading Wiggle Room (because nobody’s perfect)

The Two Sided Skin Story

"I changed what I put on my skin, but I also changed what I put in my mouth." Adventures in rosacea, eczema, and even a little DH (Celiac Dermatitis Herpetiformis). I have dealt with a lot of skin issues. After visits to dermatology, functional medicine, immunology, conducting my own research, and a little experimentation, I have settled on a two sided healing approach. This means that I changed what I put on my skin, but I also changed what I put in my mouth.  Let me explain...