5 Things I Know About Celiac Disease Now… But Wish I Knew Then

This past January I was diagnosed with celiac disease after 17 years of stomach aches and mystery ailments. I understood many of the things the doctor told me about the disease and my test results but after I left his office, I panicked a little thinking “now what?” The doctor was quick to diagnose me but I knew this was going to be an uphill battle with trying to figure everything out.

Rebecca Black the Pretty Little Celiac

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To Be Gluten-free or Not to be, that is the Question

There is nothing “free” about living the Gluten-free Diet. Even the most dedicated foodie would be challenged by Gluten restrictions, which if you’ve ever read a nutrition label is in seemingly everything. Yet there’s a spike in those joining the cause. Men, women and children are all dropping plates and brandishing dishes of the Gluten-free way. These people are hardcore. But are they really on to something or is it merely fad foolishness? The truth is well hidden in celebrity testimonials and contradicting advice. Before deciding if you too should take up arms, be aware of the facts; know them and the many misconceptions that Gluten-free diets offer.

Gluten-free diet is it right for me

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Tech Wildcatters + Nommunity – Working with the Best

Nommunity loves the Tech Wildcatters. Let me explain.

When it comes to learning something new, having the right guide, mentor, or teacher means everything; without that expert instruction, your chances of failure are almost a certainty. I learned this lesson first hand, in grand fashion and almost literally in a blaze of glory.  Earlier this year I decided to learn to ride a motorcycle. I’ve always wanted to ride one, to be like Marlon Brando in The Wild One. And I thought this was a good idea. I was older and more responsible than I’d ever been. My mistake was my choice of mentor – let’s call him Jim. Jim had crashed his motorcycle  and, as a result no longer drove one. But as friends go, he was the only one who could teach me to ride. Not surprisingly, he explained in vague generalities, didn’t go over the importance of posture, or that the clutch is worked with the feet, not the hands. I rode that bike straight into his mailbox. Crash and burn.

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Nommunity – Hello Nommers of the world!

Everywhere people are becoming more health conscious, exploring the different avenues of diet to better themselves and their health. In some cultures, eating right is a way of life that holds deep meaning steeped in century old traditions. At Nommunity, we are here to unite all those who have specific food preferences under one banner – to help you explore food more easily and enlighten the curious. So we welcome you to join us whether you are already Vegan, Vegetarian, Kosher, Gluten-Free, Organic, seeking locally-sourced foods or even looking for a new scene – come together and be a part of the Nommunity!