Test Your Gluten and Celiac Knowledge

by Melissa Diane Smith

Awareness of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity has grown so much in recent years that more and more people are avoiding gluten and “gluten-free” is one of the hottest and most in-demand labels placed on foods today. Yet, despite the popularity in “gluten-free,” many people have sketchy information about gluten, gluten-related illness and gluten-free foods.

There is no better time than now, National Celiac Awareness Month, to clear up common misconceptions and raise awareness, So, take my quiz, test your knowledge, and find out how gluten-savvy you really are.


Time is Running Out to Take Advantage of My Nutrition Services Discount

The special deal I am offering on my nutrition coaching and counseling services has been so popular that I am glad that I am offering it through November 7th of this year. That gives people who are new to going against the grain more time to take advantage of the offer to get personalized one-on-one help at a discount. If you are in need of nutrition coaching or counseling, act now to take advantage of the special while it lasts.

In case you missed the details, here they are again:


Non-GMO Month: The Time to Stand Up and Create a Non-GMO Movement

by Melissa Diane Smith

October 10th (10-10-10) is National Non-GMO Day and October is National Non-GMO Month. There is no better time to get educated about genetically modified foods, the dangers associated with them, and how to avoid them so we can create a movement to stamp GMOs out of our food supply and take back our right to real food. In fact, I feel so strongly about educating people about this topic that I am going to add “Just Say No to GMOs” as one of the many nutritional subjects I can be contacted to speak about (either by itself or in conjunction with my gluten-free or going against the grain talks) to both mainstream and health professional groups.


Watch Out for the High-Fructose Corn Syrup Name Switch

by Melissa Diane Smith

Religiously avoiding foods that contain high-fructose corn syrup? You’ll also need to watch out for foods that contain corn sugar, a change in name that appears to be coming and means the same thing.



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