3 Ways To Tell if You Have a Gluten Sensitivity

3 Ways To Tell if You Have a Gluten Sensitivity

Food sensitivity expert, Dr. Doni Wilson, shares three ways you can determine whether you have gluten sensitivity.  While awareness of gluten-free eating has increased, there are still many people suffering from symptoms that could be resolved by following a gluten-free diet. Unfortunately, it can be very difficult to identify whether or not you have gluten…

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inflammation, leaky gut, stress, naturopathy, health, wellness, stress remedies, gluten, digestive system, carbohydrates, nutrition

5 Ways To Get Your Body On Track When You’re Super Stressed

Most people think of stress as emotional stress, like death, divorce, and loss of a job to name a few. Those are certainly stressful experiences, but if we don’t become aware of stresses that affect our health daily—from lack of sleep, to excess sugar and carbohydrates, to exposure to gluten, toxins and GMOs—then our health…

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Inflammation Is at the Core of Most, If Not All, Health Issues

Inflammation Is at the Core of Most, If Not All, Health Issues

Inflammation plays a role in heart disease, cancer, diabetes, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, and countless other conditions and diseases. It puts stress on the body, accelerating the aging process. The hard part is that other than symptoms like pain, swelling, redness, burning, anxiety, insomnia, and weight gain—inflammation is INVISIBLE. That is because it happens inside your…

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Breakfast Bread

Are Stress and Comfort Foods Making You Sick?

Even if you don’t have digestive symptoms, health issues anywhere in your body may be stemming from your belly. This is due to a careful synergy within our bodies that connects our digestion to everything else. I’d like to share this story from my book, The Stress Remedy, to illustrate how a fire in one’s…

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Common questions and answers about Paleo Diets

Common questions and answers about Paleo Diets

Is a paleo diet too high in protein? A paleo diet is higher in protein, but not ONLY protein. A safe and healthy amount of protein for sedentary adults is 0.8 grams per kilogram.  For those who exercise regularly, the recommended protein intake increases up to 1.8 grams per kilogram. To calculate the amount of…

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Paleo Skincare

Is a Paleo Diet for Me? (Part 1)

Even though we are walking around with smartphones and laptop computers—and have electricity and heat (usually), we are actually not that much different, genetically, than our ancestors. Our ancestors did NOT have the ability to digest gluten and many other grains, and nor do we. That is the premise behind what is referred to as…

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Hampton Cleanse

How to do a cleanse without stressing your body more?

Many people are afraid to do a detox or cleanse – and for good reason! My body has ALWAYS been sensitive to cleanses, and I’ve tried all sorts of them. While in naturopathic medical school, I tried elimination diets, liver cleanses, juicing, fasting, and more. I learned from the experiences, some of which were not…

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Tree with Lights

Stress and Synergy Disruptors

An Excerpt from The Stress Remedy My patient Carly was a 28-year-old woman who loved her job as a junior copywriter in a public relations firm. She had been putting in many late nights at work, averaging only four to six hours of sleep each night, working straight through lunch, and relying on pasta or…

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5 Tips to Get Through Thanksgiving with Less Stress!

with help from Liz Navaretta, LCSW Plan activities that you enjoy before and/or after Thanksgiving dinner. Examples would be going for a run or walk (there are many local Turkey Trot runs on Thanksgiving), read a book or article you enjoy, and/or call friends and family that you won’t get to see. During Thanksgiving dinner,…

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cold, flu, cold remedies, flu season, natural remedies

Dr. Doni’s Natural Cold/Flu Survival Guide

Dr. Doni shares her tried and true approaches for preventing and recovering from cold and flu viruses (updated Sept 2015). Catching a cold, flu, sinusitis or bronchitis, can require days or weeks of recovery, even with antibiotics. I prepared this survival guide to help you recover faster, prevent viral infections to begin with, and boost your…

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Gluten: The Whole Story

Gluten: The Whole Story (By Catherine Guthrie)

As published on Experience Life. Gluten troubles were once thought to be a problem primarily for those with celiac disease. But recent research indicates that gluten-related disorders extend to a far broader population, and affect far more than the digestive system. Duck through the doorway of Sweet Christine’s Bakery in Kennett Square, Pa., and you’re…

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Adrenal

5 Important Things to Know About Gluten Reactions

Dr. Doni shares the most important information from the 2013 International Celiac Disease Symposium in Chicago. ■ It is estimated that one in 133 people have Celiac disease, which is an autoimmune condition triggered by gluten (the protein in wheat, barley, rye and spelt). Unlike most autoimmune conditions, in the case of Celiac, researchers and medical practitioners…

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Ask Dr. Doni – How to prevent leaky gut?

Include stress remedies in your day—click here to read more. Set aside time to eat, so that you can chew and digest well. Minimize or avoid gluten in your diet. Click here to find our why. Take probiotics consistently. Click here to see one of my favorite products. Only take antibiotics when it is absolutely…

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Leaky Gut highlighted in “First for Women” Magazine

First for Women Magazine highlighted Leaky Gut—and one of my patients, Aurea, last month, describing the amazing turn-around in Aurea’s health by addressing the leakiness in her intestinal lining. Click here to read the article in First for Women Magazine. How does one identify leaky gut? There is a specific test, called a lactulose test,…

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Ask Dr. Doni – How can my digestion have anything to do with my metabolism?

A patient asked a great question: “How can my digestion have anything to do with my metabolism? I don’t even have digestive symptoms!” A perfect example of how our bodies are intricately connected – is Leaky Gut. The walls of the intestines should only allow nutrients and water to cross – we definitely wouldn’t want…

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