“Gluten” – a real buzzword as of late, but what is it really? And is it really that bad? Medical research has begun linking everything from attention deficit, diabetes to leaky gut with gluten consumption, but if it’s so dangerous, then why is it everywhere we turn? Did you know, GLUTEN is a very real threat to good digestive health and your overall health?
This course is about lifestyle change. This course is about insights and revelations. This course is about empowerment. Created and taught by gluten sensitive board certified nutrition expert. If you are ready to walk in wholeness through lifestyle change then this course is for you. You will learn about the real gluten effect. Why the gluten craze? Why the rise in illnesses and diseases such as diabetes, cancers, gluten sensitivity, and Celiac disease? What’s driving this increase? You will learn how to take control of your health and begin to live in health the way it was intended for you to live. What you can do to make changes now that will last a lifetime? What have you heard about GMO--Genetically Modified Organism? What do you know about the functioning of your body? Did you know that you are specially made and have individual needs? Welcome to wholeness. Welcome to empowerment. Welcome to How to Navigate A Gluten Free Lifestyle.
This unique 8 section (21 lectures) course cuts through the maze of information to bring you the "ABC's" of gluten. The course is fully interactive, informative, entertaining and loaded with creative ideas. It's also fun for foodies seeking alternative food choices.
Highlights of this course:
Welcome to Section #1 of "How to Navigate A Gluten FREE Lifestyle". I'm Martina Desgouttes, your holistic health educator for this course. This session was originally schedule to be lecture #12, but I wanted to share my reason for designing this course and my journey with gluten sensitivity. I look forward to seeing you in lecture #2.
Disclaimer: This course is not intended as diagnosis, prescription, or treatment for any disease or condition, physical or mental. It is also not intended as a substitute for regular medical care. Always consult your physician or health care provider before making changes to your diet, or physical exercise routine.
Welcome to lecture 3 the "ABC's" of Gluten. In this session we will explore gluten. There are supplemental information in video and downloadable PDF format for further learning about immune system responses.
Welcome to lecture 4 Why the Gluten Free Craze. This lecture discusses GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) super wheat used by food manufacturers and the connection to gluten related illnesses and diseases. This lecture continues with the addition of lecture 21, "GMO Epidemic and your Health". Be sure to watch the "Gluten Free Craze" video in the supplemental materials section of this lecture.
Welcome to lecture#5 How to determine if you are gluten sensitive? In this lecture you will learn about the signs and symptoms of gluten sensitivity. You will have the opportunity to complete the gluten sensitivity assessment quiz coming up in lecture #6.
Welcome to lecture #6 Gluten Self-Assessment Quiz! Now you will have the opportunity to download and complete the self-assessment quiz. After completing this assessment you will be directed to complete the 2 day food journal coming up in lecture #7. Remember to ask questions and take notes. I will be happy to answer your questions.
Note: Gluten Self-Assessment Questionnaire is available in online version under External Resources
Congratulations! Now that you have completed your Gluten Sensitivity Assessment Quiz, it's time to download and complete your 2 day food journal. You should document all food and drink intake including vitamins and any medications you currently take daily. This is also a great way to transition to a healthier lifestyle.
Note: Daily Food Journal online version is available in the External Resources area
Welcome to lecture #9 Benefits of Gluten Free Lifestyles for Kids. In this lecture we will look at the Benefits of a gluten free lifestyle for children.
Testing and lifestyle change options
Welcome to Section-5, Lecture #10. In this section we will look at the Pros and Cons of a gluten free lifestyle; such as testing, lifestyle change options, creating a gluten free home, and the benefits of a gluten free lifestyle.
Welcome to lecture 12. In the lecture we will explore the benefits of living a gluten FREE lifestyle. The lecture is facilitated with the accompanying supplemental videos for added learning.
Welcome to lecture #14 Celiac-ADHD Connection in Children. In this lecture we will look at the Celiac-Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD connection in children.
Welcome to lecture #15 Carbohydrate Self-Assessment - This assessment is designed to help you tracking daily carbohydrate consumption. It's a great marker to determine if you are consuming too much sugary cakes, pies, and drinks. You may download, complete and keep for your records.
The word Gluten comes from the Latin word “gluten” meaning GLUE because of its glue like substance once combined with water or other liquids. What are some of the other importance gluten facts? This quiz is designed as a memory recall of information you learned throughout this course.
Bonus recipe #1
Welcome to bonus recipe #2.
Welcome to bonus recipe #3
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Hello, my name is Martina Desgouttes, I am a board certified nutrition and wellness practitioner with over ten years’ experience in health and wellness; author, lecturer, trainer, coach, and organic chef. My background includes nursing education, solid foundations in biology, human anatomy, and digestive health. I am also a certified researcher. Lifelong battles with health issues has led to the miraculous transformation of my life and health. My dedication to holistic health has resulted in reversed high blood pressure, acid reflux disease, vision loss, immune system disorder, digestive system disorder and obesity. I also happen to be gluten and lactose intolerant. Understanding my individual nutritional needs is essential to maintaining good health and digestive system balance. Since 70 or more percent of the immune system is based in the "gut" good nutrition is therefore the key to living healthier lifestyle.
I developed my courses as a teaching mechanism to educate and empower individuals to live healthier lives. I believe knowledge is power, and the use of knowledge is wisdom. Complete Bio