Holiday indulgences aren’t always autoimmune friendly. A healthy diet, adequate amount of rest and an overall balanced lifestyle are recommended for all of us. But for those living with autoimmune disease, a season marked by decadent meals and running around visiting family and friends can make getting through each day…


Try these easy, keto-friendly low FODMAP snacks and appetizer-just add turkey for a full Thanksgiving feast.

Thanksgiving’s tough on a low FODMAP keto diet: dinner rolls, dessert, and flour-thickened gravies are out of the question, and even some sides that rely on breadcrumb toppings or starchy vegetables are off limits. …


Q: Just a few months ago, I learned that avoiding gluten dramatically improves my depression and achy joints. I know the basics of staying away from obvious sources, such as croutons, bread, stuffing, and regular baked goods. However, this will be my first holiday season avoiding gluten, and I’m wondering if you could clue me in on hidden or not-so-obvious gluten sources to watch out for during the holidays. -Vicky M., Pittsburgh

A: You’d be surprised: Gluten, a protein found in many grains such as wheat, spelt, kamut, rye, barley, and most commercial oat products, lurks in all kinds of unsuspected places. Get flavor in your meals without gluten or FODMAPs this holiday season using Casa de Sante low FODMAP certified seasonings.

How to have a gluten-free holiday


While wheat bread is high FODMAP, two slices of traditional sourdough wheat bread is low FODMAP. This is because traditional sourdough bread reduces FODMAP content through fermentation. This starter is added to the bread dough for a long period of time (>12 hours). The yeast and bacteria in the starter…


Metamucil side-effects

  • Metamucil is a “fiber laxativethat is used to treat occasional constipation or bowel irregularity.” It mainly uses psyllium fiber as its core ingredient.
  • Metamucil takes about12 to 72 hours to work.
  • Unfortunately,bloating is one of metamucil’s biggest side effects.
  • This is not surprising considering that metamucil forms apsyllium…

When you hear the word histamine, you may think of allergies. During allergy season, its not uncommon to take an antihistamine medicine to help reduce your sneezing, itching, and runny nose. So, what is histamine and what does it mean to eat a low histamine diet? Histamine is made naturally…


Low FODMAP snacks are essential to have on hand so that hunger doesn’t spiral out of control.

When it comes to meal planning healthy low FODMAP snack choices when on the low FODMAP diet, we are firm believers in keeping it simple! So today we are rounding up 20 super…


Protein shakes can be a nutritious and convenient meal option if you are on the the go. However, if you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), picking a protein powder can be a difficult process. This is because milk ingredients high in lactose, certain thickeners that contain gluten, as well as…


Protein is an important nutrient needed for so many functions in the body like making up the hemoglobin that carries oxygen in the blood and providing structure to muscles, to name a few. And according to the National Academy of Medicine, the average adult needs a minimum of about 7…

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