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Let’s be clear – cataracts are highly treatable

Has your world gradually gotten a little cloudier (even on a sunny day)?  Is your vision getting more blurry – even with your glasses?  If the answer to either of these...
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Step lively - how to prevent and treat bunions

I know this isn't a topic many people talk about, but you know me! I'm not afraid to speak my mind! I hate my bunions. They are ugly and sometimes hurt. And wouldn’t you know it...
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How's your love life?

Dating?  At our age?  Why not! No matter what your age, human connection is essential in keeping a healthy spirit. They don’t call me Meddling Maude for nothing.  So, if...
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How to manage difficult behaviors resulting from dementia

Some of the greatest challenges of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia are the personality and behavior changes that often occur with these conditions. Here are some...
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Cholesterol: the good, the bad and the confusing

Cholesterol. It's been the topic of much debate and controversy for decades. In the 1950s, we learned that cholesterol is bad. Produced in the liver, the waxy, fatty substance clogs our...
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Senior Discounts - Speak up, Save money!

My mother always told me that in order to get what you want in life, you have to ask for it. When it comes to saving money, asking for senior discounts can pay off in a big...
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Gluten-free: A fad or something else?

These days, you can buy an incredible variety of products that are gluten free, from bread  and cookies to pizza crust and more.  Even products that neverhad gluten are now including...
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Gluten-free: A fad or something else?

  • 31 July 2014
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Gluten-free: A fad or something else?
These days, you can buy an incredible variety of products that are gluten free, from bread  and cookies to pizza crust and more.  Even products that neverhad gluten are now including “gluten free” on their packaging. The multi-billion dollar gluten free industry is aimed the exploding number of people who are cutting gluten out of their diets. In a recent study, more that 25 percent of Americans reported they were trying to cut down on gluten or avoid it altogether. Gluten is  a complex of proteins found in grains such as  wheat, barley, and rye.  It’s a spongy substance that helps dough to rise. For people with celiac disease, eating foods containing gluten can cause severe bloating, fatigue and diarrhea. Celiac disease, a  gastrointestinal autoimmune condition, is thought to be largely  under-diagnosed. It can develop at any time and at any age. Researchers believe that up to 3  million Americans have celiac disease – but most don’t know they have it.
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