Carol Newman is reaching out to help others learn that thriving on a gluten free diet is not only possible, but beneficial as well.

Gluten intolerance brings on a host of unwanted symptoms and problems, and can be tricky to diagnose. Even though it’s fairly common, it’s not always considered, even by the medical field.

Carol’s guest in this episode is Michelle Ward, a mother of 2. You will hear how they discovered her daughter Hannah suffers from intolerance to food items, with the biggest culprit being gluten.

Michelle realized Hannah complained of stomach pain far more often than what would be normal, and didn’t accompany other signs of illness such as fever. But, there are several other symptoms you, or your child, might be experiencing.

Take a look at some of the most common symptoms of gluten intolerance:

  • Abdominal pain and cramping
  • Hyperactivity
  • Headaches
  • Numbing in the feet and hands
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Bloating

Find out how you can try a gluten free diet for kids to help relieve them from the discomfort that can be associated with gluten, by removing and re-introducing certain food items.

You will hear that just eating healthy, with a variety of all the food groups, is not enough when someone suffers from food intolerance. For Michelle and Hannah, they had to embrace a gluten free diet.

Unfortunately, many of the foods enjoyed by kids are just what Hannah needed to avoid, such as macaroni and cheese, pizza, and donuts. But, you will hear how Michelle got Hannah involved in becoming aware of what her body was telling her, and how that helped her do what she needed to find relief.

Also, some kids won’t eat well…especially in the beginning if you remove most of the things they enjoy. So, you will also hear how you could supplement their nutritional intake through sites such as

Tune in to see how removing gluten from your life can change it…for the better.
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