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Taking Care of the Caretaker

Taking Care of the Caretaker Many of us as parent or as spouse stress over the wellbeing of our child or significant other. However, it is important to take care of ourselves as caretakers. I have learned from my...

Other names for CORN…

When trying to eliminate items from your diet due to health issues or a better lifestyle, it important to understand that some items have various names. Understanding labels and ingredients is critical in this process…. Therefore, below is a list...

Celebrate the little things….

    Celebrate the little things….   In the life of a family that deals with a chronic illness, it is important to celebrate the little things. We often celebrate, the little things like… Normal labs results or improved...

The many names of SOY…

  When I was trying to eliminate soy and spend countless hours researching, I figure out that there are many words that for ingredients derived from soy or that can contain soy. Soy – Avoid foods that contain soy...

How to takle Halloween?

Halloween can be a difficult time for patients with IBD! A neighborhood or friend’s party filled with sugary treats can be a nightmare for you as a patient or as a parent. Here are some tips to help you...

energy balls

Energy Ball Recipe

A quick snack for those in SCD diet or Paleo…. Energy Balls 1 cup of raw almonds 1 cup of medjool dates, pitted 1/4 cup of raisins 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon of ground cardamom 1/4 cup of...

The many names of Dairy….

When I was trying to eliminate dairy and spend countless hours researching, I figure out that there are many words that for ingredients derived from dairy or that can contain dairy. Dairy – Avoid foods that contain dairy or...

Feeling Grateful!

It is the news that no parent wants to hear….your child has a chronic disease. As your world turns upside down as you try to grasp what this chronic condition will require of your child to endure, your family...