Wheat Free Living With Susan Callahan

Wheat Free Living — As awareness of how wheat affects the body and the rise of known cases of Celiac disease, more and more people are turning to a wheat-free diets. Despite the media coverage and ever growing list of gluten-free products on the market, some folks are still confused about this topic and how they can take part in this ever-growing trend. I’ve brought in guest blogger, Susan Callahan, to take you through all the important aspects of living a wheat-free lifestyle >>  read more…Wheat Free Living1

Why Are So Many People Not Eating Wheat — When I tell people I don’t eat wheat I usually get an unfavorable response. Some people roll their eyes, boy do I love those people. Others simply nod and check out. They’ve heard it before and they don’t want to hear it again. Occasionally, someone will be interested in the why. Why go wheat free >> read more…

Why Go Wheat Free — Let’s talk about what might happen when you stop eating wheat. There is a very good chance that you’ve been living with symptoms that you thought were just a part of life. When you stop eating wheat these symptoms are going to disappear and you’re going to experience a whole new level of life and vitality >> read more…

The First Step To Eliminating Wheat from Your Diet — Did you know that your soy sauce probably contains wheat? Your lipstick might too. Most of us are pretty naive about how many foods actually contain wheat and/or gluten. Yes, I know lipstick isn’t a food but if you wear it, then you ingest it. It happens when you lick your lips or eat something that touches your lips. Probably not a big deal unless you’re allergic to gluten. Let’s get back to that soy sauce >> read more…

What About Gluten Free Products — Everywhere you look there are gluten free products. You can find gluten free mustard, gluten free cinnamon rolls, and gluten free pastas. When you’re eliminating wheat and gluten from your diet, it’s tempting to load up on these options. Some of them taste pretty darned amazing. (Some aren’t so be prepared to experiment and take some risks.) >> read more…

How to Make Wheat Free a Relatively Painless Transition — Going wheat free is easy, right? You just stop eating gluten and you start losing weight and it’s wonderful. Not exactly. Unfortunately, there will be a few days where you may very well experience withdrawal symptoms. In fact, it’s estimated that about 40 percent of people who go wheat free experience what they generally describe as ‘flu-like’ symptoms >> read more…

Wheat Free Living2Planning Your New Wheat Free Life — Ready to live a wheat free life? Enthusiasm and excitement are a great start. You’ll also need to get organized. I can tell you from experience that the first time you slip up and eat wheat will be because you didn’t plan ahead >> read more…

Eating Out Gluten Free — Don’t be surprised if you don’t get complete support from your friends or community. The gluten free diet comes attached to many biases and misconceptions. I’ve been called something I’d rather not repeat by a college professor because I don’t eat gluten. So there are definitely many people who just don’t get it >> read more…

Common Questions about Wheat Free Living — As you transition into a gluten free and wheat free lifestyle you’re going to get questions. Some of the questions are genuine. People really want to learn more about your choices and support you. They might also be considering making the change themselves. You may get some seemingly rude questions but they’re not as common as you might think. I’ll share some of the questions I receive from friends and family as well as other nutrition and weight loss enthusiasts >> read more…

The Downside to Going Wheat Free — Things are not all rosy in the land of the wheat and gluten free. There are some drawbacks and it’s important to be aware of those before you make the decision to go wheat free. Let’s just dive right in and talk about the dark side of gluten free >> read more…

Are You Ready for Better Health — Did you know that 83 percent of the people who have Celiac’s disease don’t know they have it? And millions of people have gluten sensitivity. In fact, experts believe that about 7 percent of the population has gluten sensitivity >> read more…