Gluten intolerance can cause a chronic digestive problems caused by intolerance to gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. In susceptible individuals, gluten damages the lining of the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. Recent findings estimate that 2 million people in the U.S. have gluten intolerance or about 1 in 133 people, yet 97% of people are unaware that they even have the disease.
Cheryl Fawn, MSW, CHHC has Celiac Disease. Since Cheryl must eat gluten-free herself, she has an extensive knowledge of acceptable and non-acceptable foods for those living with Gluten Intolerance. She helps her clients to better understand and manage their condition by providing them with ideas for substitute foods and making sure they are not eating any hidden gluten. If suspect you may be gluten intolerant contact Cheryl Fawn for a free phone consultation.