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I believe that Dr. Osbourne recommends organic legumes as part of a healthy diet. I don't ever order them at a restaurant because here in Texas they frequently have something scary added to them.
My husband and I have grappled with this one, too. We tried the traditional bread, which in our church is a tiny amount, and juice. I got sick and felt lousy for a couple of days and he didn't handle it well, either. To be honest with you, we have prayed over this question and we no longer take the elements. We still feel like we participate because for me the focus is on remembering the sacrifice that was made for us. So, I am participating in my heart and I feel like God understands my sensitivities and allergies and knows the itentions of my heart.June 16, 2011 at 9:31 am in reply to: True Gluten Free bread is at Whole Food Sugar Land, Tx store #9228
Oh, my goodness! I just saw Against the Grain and dairy free in the same sentence- you have made my day! I thought all their products had dairy. I know Dr. O doesn't like gums, so maybe just a rare treat, but I am anxious to try! Be blessed-
I might order some of this. Do you happen to know the shelf life of the soup? I didn't see it listed anywhere.January 22, 2011 at 1:45 pm in reply to: Symptoms of Glutinisation, do they change over time ?? #8949
Hey, Bruce. I have only been gluten free (grain free) for 10 months, so still a novice, but I do notice that the longer I am off the gluten, the more sensitive I am when I do get contaminated. I made sandwiches for a funeral recently, wearing gloves and not tasting anything, but had sores all over my tongue the next day. As my body is healing from all those years of gluten, it seems like I go through phases of detoxifying. And I will tell you that I could not live without my probiotic. I take it twice a day and get it at Whole Foods where they special order one for me with no corn. I continue to be amazed at how many supplements have corn and/or soy.
You be blessed,
I got so excited about the Against the Grain brand, went to their website and read about their products. Unfortunately, they all have dairy in them and I can't do dairy, but I am happy for y'all who can enjoy it. Go, Whole Foods! There are so many delicious foods that we can eat, there is no self-pity in our house- 🙂 And we are so blessed to have Whole Foods close by. I feel for folks who don't have access to organic products and our wonderful grass fed beef.
Is it possible after going gluten-free that now just to be around gluten without eating it could cause canker sores? A friend asked me to make a pasta salad yesterday and today inside my upper lip is lined with them. If that's the case, I sure need to be more careful.
Hi. What a blessing for you that you found this site. It is such a great resource and Dr. Osborne can give you guidance when he has time to respond, but I wanted to jump in when I read your concern about the memory loss. I never experienced hair loss, but memory loss I can relate to. I've only been gluten free for several months, so hopefully other folks with a longer history will respond, but I would really encourage you to go completely grain free. It involves a lot of label-reading and planning, but it can be done. And the results will encourage you to keep doing it. A lot of my issues were gut-related and have greatly improved. Re the memory, I was really feeling ashamed of how bad it got. I can't tell you that it is completely healed, but I can say that I see an improvement. And I plan to be kind to myself and patient while I wait for the rest to return. I have the peace of knowing that what I am putting into my body are the things that it needs and no longer anything that causes me harm. Hope that helps- you be blessed as you figure this out, MarciaJuly 30, 2010 at 4:49 pm in reply to: Gluten Free Meeting Continues to benefit the community #8718
Since my husband heard you say last Saturday that you sometimes eat grass fed beef every day, he has seen that as a new personal goal. I need to ask you how you cook your beef. My husband only likes it fried in canola oil and I'm concerned that eating it that way so often is not healthy. THank you.July 26, 2010 at 11:53 am in reply to: Gluten Free Meeting Continues to benefit the community #8714
This was my first GFS meeting and it was well worth the time. Dr. O's lecture was so informative and it became quite interactive, which was great. My husband was so impressed that he plans to call today to schedule an appointment and be tested. But the highlight of the day was getting to eat a delicious (and safe!) muffin!
Hey there, Lisa. Greetings from Houston. This is a great site and hope you'll feel comfortable here.
I don't remember having canker sores much before I went gluten free but now if I stumble into hidden gluten, particularly corn, I seem to get them pretty quickly.
I have not knowingly had corn since I got my diagnosis but I bought a new supplement and started having stomach cramping and bathroom issues. I didn't see anything listed in the ingredients, so I emailed the company, Country Life. In the meantime, I stopped using the product, and the symptoms cleared up immediately. It had been bad enough I was concerned about being dehydrated. So, I am completely convinced that I cannot tolerate corn.
The reply I got: Country Life CoQ10Thank you for your inquiry. We are a certified gluten free
facility, thus all wheat, barley, oats, and rye would not be used in our
products. As far as corn, I would need to know which specific CoQ10 product you
are interested in OR you can look at our products that are on our website and
the allergens are listed. If corn is NOT listed in the Does Not Contain
statement, then there is a corn derived ingredient present.
I want to thank y'all for bringing attention to the vitamins. I have not knowingly eaten any grains, soy or dairy since I got my diagnosis from Dr. Osborne and have been vigilant about reading labels. However, I forgot to check my vitamins until I read your post. I take a bunch of supplements from reputable manufacturers but I was shocked at what I found. Many of them had some form of rice, soybean oil and corn. I think it's been a definite help that I cleaned out my vitamin shelf.
I just realized that when I posted this, which is where we “introduce” ourselves, I omitted my name. Can I blame that on gluten? LOL! Anyhow, my name is Marcia and it's good to meet you.