13 December 2011 ~ 16 Comments

Food Intolerances and Cultivating Tolerance

Since I’ve been eating an allergen-free diet, I have encountered a whole host of ignorant and simply erroneous comments. I know that this is all too common among those of us with food intolerances/allergies and that is why I am writing this article because I know that many of you will be able to relate. […]






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22 October 2011 ~ 10 Comments

The Psychology of Food

Food is such a psychological thing. From the moment when we are children and are told to “eat our greens or we won’t grow up to be big and strong” or those of us who are bullied by our grandmothers to clean our plates and at the same time admonished by our fathers for being […]






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17 June 2011 ~ 25 Comments

Gutted and Galled about my Gut! Food Intolerances: A Mixed Blessing

My friend Krista compared it to giving up smoking and my friend Michele compared it to a vision quest, a life-changing rite of passage in some Native American cultures. When my food tolerance test results came in and I realized that from one day to the next I would have to stop eating many of […]






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10 January 2011 ~ 11 Comments

Thyroid Awareness Month – What Awareness Means To Me, by Heide White-King

http://dearthyroid.org/what-awareness-means-to-me-heide/ This article is kicking off a series of articles from guest writers on what awareness means to them in honour of Thyroid Awareness Month. If anyone would like to contribute their own article on this topic, I would be happy to publish it. My mother is my inspiration for advocacy. Marilyn Conant, my mother, […]






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