Dr. Veronica Anderson, Host, Functional Medicine Specialist and Medical Intuitive interviews Melinda Arcara about The Secrets to Beginning Your Gluten Free Life. Have you thought about giving up gluten but have no idea where to start? Melinda Arcara healed herself from non-Celiac, gluten intolerance and a severe Vitamin B and iron deficiency. Now, she teaches the secrets to beginning your gluten-free life by not eliminating foods in your diet but rather substituting them.
In this episode, Melinda will talk about her experience with the food elimination diet, being a healthy food advocate and the importance behind GMO foods. She will also suggest whether you should give up gluten and how to confirm your deficiency with blood tests. Listen to the end to hear how Melinda’s body reacted when reintroducing gluten back into her diet.
Full Show Notes: http://drveronica.com/4-secrets-beginning-gluten-free-life-melinda-arcara/
Dr. Veronica Anderson's Links
Melinda’s Acara: 3 steps to Gluten Free Living - http://drveronica.com/3stepstoglutenfree
02:50 - Why Melinda was nicknamed gluten free bebe
05:25 - Conducting a food elimination diet
06:45 - Becoming super sensitive to gluten causing leaky gut
08:30 - Food allergy vs. food intolerance
11:00 - Testing different group gluten sensitivity
13:50 - Being a healthy food advocate
17:20 - The dark bill and GMO foods
21:20 - Gluten free healthy food addict
23:50 - Should we all give up gluten?
30:50 - Blood tests to determine deficiencies
32:45 - Strategic eating and targeted supplements
34:40 - The 3 Steps to Gluten Free Living
37:25 - Every food has nutritional value
38:55 - Sugar and grain detox
43:20 - Non- celiac gluten sensitivity reaction
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Dr. Veronica Anderson is an MD, Functional Medicine practitioner, Homeopath. and Medical Intuitive. As a national speaker and designer of the Functional Fix and Rejuvenation Journey programs, she helps people who feel like their doctors have failed them. She advocates science-based natural, holistic, and complementary treatments to address the root cause of disease. Dr. Veronica is a highly-sought guest on national television and syndicated radio and hosts her own radio show, Wellness for the REAL World, on FOX Sports 920 AM “the Jersey” on Mondays at 7:00 pm ET.