Monthly Archives: October 2017

UnBEElievable Honey

By Cindy Kennedy | Gluten-free Articles

Honey. Lovely, rich, golden sweetness. For thousands of years, it was the only source of concentrated sweetness that people had access to until the widespread availability of sugar after the industrial revolution. (Allsop, & Miller, 1996)While today’s honey is collected from the honey bee Apis mellifera, (Mandal & Mandal, 2011) fossils of a stingless honey […]

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Hashimoto’s in Children

By Cindy Kennedy | Hashimoto's Articles

kids Hashimoto's children

Almost three years ago, our youngest daughter Madeleine was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s just after her 8th birthday. She had been hospitalized for a couple of days due to chronic constipation and they didn’t know what was causing it. The poor little cherub hadn’t pooed in over a month despite being on massive doses of adult […]

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Product Review & Comparison – Pana Chocolate vs Loving Earth Chocolate

By Cindy Kennedy | Gluten-free Articles

Living with dietary restrictions, can at times feel, well, restrictive! Finding dairy-free chocolate is hard enough, but finding one that is also gluten-free and soy-free can be quite a challenge.Fortunately, both Pana Chocolate and Loving Earth Chocolate have really stepped up to the plate (pardon the pun) with their exquisite products. They both have extensive […]

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Diseases of the Thyroid

By Cindy Kennedy | Hashimoto's Articles

The thyroid is located in the neck, below the larynx

Simple GoiterA simple goitre is when the thyroid is enlarged on its own without the presence of an autoimmune condition. It is relatively rare in first world countries. Symptoms include a swollen thyroid, neck pain, difficulty swallowing and even make breathing difficult as it presses on the windpipe. (Neighbors, M. & Jones, R., 2010, p. […]

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