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Educational articles about health and lifestyle on the Ditch the Wheat blog by Carol Lovett.

Are Your Condiments Gluten-Free?

More and more people are realizing they are sensitive to gluten – you don’t have to have full-blown Celiac or Crohn’s disease to have a bad reaction. While it’s fairly easy to avoid gluten in the usual suspects—bread, pasta, breakfast cereal, and anything labeled ‘wheat’—gluten is tricky and can show up in the most unexpected…

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Rootz Workout Drink Giveaway ($109.98 Value)

How much thought do you put into your workouts? If you’re like me I’m too focused on just getting through the workout to think about anything else. What if I told you there was a way to feel more energized going into your workout and a way to feel great afterwards that is good for…

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8 Signs You Have a Gluten Sensitivity

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Many people have a gluten sensitivity and don’t even know it. But that doesn’t mean that it’s not causing all sorts of health issues for them! Although there may be a variety of explanations for how you’re feeling, gluten sensitivity is linked to a lot of common ailments and cutting out gluten could improve your…

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How to Eat Gluten-Free While Traveling

How to Eat Gluten-Free While Travelling | Ditch the Wheat

Let’s be honest, it’s not always easy to find gluten-free food options when traveling. At one time or another, I think many of us have resorted to not eating or eating something that contained gluten because there just weren’t any gluten-free options available. However, it is possible, and not too difficult with the proper planning,…

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Did You Ever Consider This as the Cause of Your IBS?

Did Trauma Cause Your IBS? | Ditch the Wheat

Did you ever notice your health issues started after a traumatic event? It’s pretty common. My crystal healing clients tend to have this in common.  Holding onto anger/resentment can cause the body to manifest health issues.   For example, my IBS started after a trauma event.  I didn’t realize it until a few years ago…

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Easy Gluten-Free Dinner Ideas

Following a gluten-free lifestyle doesn’t have to be difficult! To help you make your transition into a gluten-free lifestyle as simple as possible, I’m sharing my easy gluten-free dinner ideas with you.   Tip #1: My favourite way to make my life easier is to cook double and freeze half of a recipe to eat at…

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Easy Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Food Swaps

When I started eating gluten-free, I felt completely lost. I felt like I just gave up all my favourite foods like bagels, tortillas, BLT sandwiches…and cookies!!! To help make the transition into a gluten-free lifestyle easier, I’m going to share a few simple swaps that I’ve learned over the years. Most importantly, don’t beat yourself…

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My Number 1 Trick to Relieve Fatigue Fast!

You’re not alone if you are struggling with fatigue. Coffee is popular for a reason, right! While you are working with a nutritionist/holistic doctor etc to get to the root cause of your fatigue try using this very simple technique! Remember when I said I am a certified crystal healer? I use crystals for removing…

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My Digestion Secrets

I have learned a lot about digestion since starting my gluten-free journey in 2010. I used to take digestion for granted, but I learned the hard way you need to use some tricks to keep it optimal. I started to experience a lot of stress. Then, I started to get food sensitivities to everything including…

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How to Eat Gluten-Free at Parties

Don’t let your food allergy or sensitivity change the way you celebrate during the holidays. There are ways to navigate around food at this time of year or at any party, and still have fun and enjoy yourself.  I’m going to show you how to eat gluten-free at parties!!! Whether you’re gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free,…

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Thoughts on Happiness

I wrote something on my personal FB page I wanted to share with you. This year I’ve been learning the lesson of happiness. I always used to tell myself these stories – I’ll be happy when I have my own business, I’ll be happy when I’m with my soulmate, I’ll be happy when…. Then you…

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Food Swaps I Have Made Over The Years

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I wanted to share with you the things in my diet that I have changed that might help you bring peace of mind to your diet.  Often I see friends and people in the Paleo sphere treating Paleo like it’s a food religion.  I used to be there.  First I did that with the Atkins…

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