Feb/Mar 2011

Features

Gluten Attack: Ataxia

Gluten ataxia is a neurologic condition characterized by the loss of balance and coordination. However it can also affect fingers, hands, arms, legs, speech and even eye movements. Typical symptoms include difficulty walking or walking with a wide gait, frequent falls, difficulty judging distances or position, visual disturbances and tremor.   More...

Sweet Benefits

Much of our collective sugar buzz is driven by processed sweet stuff - high fructose corn syrup, refined white sugar, glucose, dextrose - that's pumped into everything from soda and candy to salad dressing, ketchup, bread, cereal and yogurt. In response, health experts increasingly extol the virtues of a diet that limits sugar consumption and suggest satisfying our urge for sweets with natural alternatives, used in moderation.   More...

Allergic to Corn

Subscribers Only — Although corn products are widely consumed, there is a general lack of understanding when it comes to corn’s role as a food allergy or sensitivity.   More...