Dr. Dawna Ara, DACM

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Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (Part II): What Is Gluten?

Gluten is a substance found in many grains including barley and rye but most abundantly found in triticum aestivum, otherwise known as modern day wheat. Grains are made up of an endosperm, bran, and germ. Gluten is group of proteins found bound to a starch in the endosperm of these grains.

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Healthy Salad Recipe with Strawberries and Spinach

Looking for an easy and healthy summer salad recipe? Then this just might be it! This perfect mix of protein and veggies is low in carbohydrates and high in color and flavor. Strawberries add a touch of sweet without tipping the sugar scale, chicken is high in energy sustaining protein, spinach is high in vitamins and fiber, while artichokes help to cleanse the liver. A salad really can’t get any healthier then this.

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Yey Asparagus!

This week lets celebrate asparagus because it’s such an awesome veggie. You are probably wondering why asparagus so amazing. Well, besides the fact that it comes in 2 colors (white and green), asparagus is packed with lots of healthy nutrients.

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