Gluten in Some Robitussin Cold Medicines

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Robitussin recently come out with new packaging and with it came a change in ingredients making some of their products no longer gluten free. I called Pfizer myself to confirm and clarify this information. I found the conversation confusing for several reasons.  One is that the source of gluten is not clear.  Another reason is […]




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Types of Wheat

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If you are looking for information about the gluten-free diet,  How to Be Gluten Free (affiliate link) is a very practical guide to getting started. It covers 10 steps to help you become happily gluten free. Learn more about How to Be Gluten Free Out of the three gluten containing grains, wheat, rye, and barley, […]



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Can Gluten in the Air Harm You?

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When I was first diagnosed with celiac disease almost 11 years ago, not only did I avoid eating gluten, I avoided the smell of it.  When I walked past the baker in the grocery store, I got a headache.  I also got a headache from the smell of the bread that my family used. I […]



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FDA’s Proposed Gluten-Free Labeling Law

I have put off writing this post for over a month because my thoughts and opinions on the matter have not been clear.  I have concluded that there is no easy answer, but I believe that you all need to be aware of what is going on with labeling, so I will attempt to present […]



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What to Eat During a Power Outage

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I’m thankful that a three day power outage is all we had to deal with from Hurricane Irene.  It could have been worse, and it was worse for many other people.  But power outages are never easy.  We are dependent electricity for many things, but especially for cooling and cooking food. So, I thought I […]



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Gluten-Free Lunch Box Ideas

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For ten years I was the only person in my family who had to eat gluten free.  While I do prepare gluten-free dinners that the whole family eats, I don’t always prepare gluten-free breakfasts or lunches.  I always thought it would be difficult to pack a lunch for a child who has to eat gluten […]



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Free Ebook & a Health Conference

I have two opportunities to share with you today.  I thought about listing them in my Surfing Saturday post, but I was afraid that some of you might miss them that way. 1. Free Back to School Ebook by Jules Shepard. I plan on doing a brief back to school post next week, but Jules’ […]



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