Category Archives: Gluten Free

Top 5 Celiac Disease Resources

top5celiacdiseaseresourcesAre you or a family member newly diagnosed with celiac disease and looking for the best gluten-free resources from reliable sources? These five celiac resources will help you live a happy and healthy gluten-free life.

1. The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) has many excellent Printable Guides, including the brand new Getting Started Guide, which is a comprehensive 48-page guide to everything you need to know!

2. The GlutenFreeTravelSite has thousands of user-submitted reviews of restaurants, cruises, colleges, and more. You can easily search online or download the free app called Dine Gluten Free.

3. When you need to know if a prescription or OTC drug is gluten-free, Gluten-Free Drugs is a reliable resource that is continually updated by a clinical pharmacist.

4. When you have a question about celiac disease or gluten-free life, the Celiac Listserv is one of the best places to get answers.

5. Stay informed of the lasted gluten-free news and new products by reading, one of the best gluten-free blogs with many posts by blogger Kimberly Bouldin.

What are your favorite gluten-free resources? Post a comment below, and view the list of gluten-free NuGo bars.


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Halloween Candy Science Experiments

Doing science experiments with candy is a great use for all that leftover Halloween candy. Kids may even have more fun doing experiments than eating candy! The fascinating Candy Experiments website has instructions for many easy science experiments.

Do you know what surprising thing happens when you drop M&Ms or Skittles in a cup of water? How about pouring a rainbow out of Skittles while learning about density? Watch this video overview of many experiments, and view the instructions for 12 candy experiments.

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10 Great Nutrition Blogs by Registered Dietitians

10GreatNutritionBlogsWhen you are looking for trusted nutrition advice online, we recommend reading these 10 great nutrition blogs. All of the bloggers are Registered Dietitians (RDs) and provide inspirational blog posts to help you make better choices. Be sure to also follow them on Twitter, so you don’t miss any of their helpful tips! What are your favorite blogs by Registered Dietitians?

Our Recommended List in Random Order:

Real Life Nutrition WebMD bloggers: Carolyn Brown @onesmartbrownie, David Grotto @davidgrotto, Janet Helm @JanetHelm, and Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen @mtjacobsen

Eat + Run @eatandrunUSN
Many well known RD bloggers, including Keri Glassman @KeriGlassman, Bonnie Taub-Dix @eatsmatbd, Keri Gans @kerigans, Elisa Zied @elisazied, and Tamara Duker Freuman @tamaraduker

Nutrition and You! by Joan Salge Blake @joansalgeblake News and Views by Cynthia Sass @cynthiasass

Joy Bauer @joybauer

Nutrition Twins by Lyssie Lakatos and Tammy Lakatos Shames @nutritiontwins

URockGirl by Erin Macdonald and Tiffani Bachus @urockgirl

Gluten-Free Goodness by Cheryl Harris (No gluten, dairy, soy, eggs, or corn)  @CherylHarrisRD

The Gluten-Free RD by Rachel Begun @RachelBegunRD

The Spicy RD (gluten-free) by EA Stewart @TheSpicyRD


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10 Celiac Disease Facts to Share

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month. You can spread awareness about celiac disease by sharing these facts on Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook. Together, we can help get more people tested for celiac disease. No one should have to wait six to ten years to be diagnosed!

For more information about celiac disease, visit the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA). NuGo Dark, NuGO Slim, and NuGO FREE REAL Dark Chocolate coated protein bars are certified gluten-free and sold at stores in the US and Canada.




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Non-Dairy NuGO Slim Giveaway

New Non-Dairy NuGO Slim contains only 3 grams of sugar from REAL Dark Chocolate and chicory root fiber – No Maltitol! Did you know that most protein bars are coated in fake dark chocolate made from vegetable fats? We created a dark chocolate petition to stop this deception on food labels.

So, for this giveaway, you enter by signing and sharing our petition and following the below instructions. Two winners will win one mixed box of 12 Non-Dairy NuGO Slim bars (6 Espresso and 6 Crunchy Peanut Butter)! These revolutionary low sugar bars are certified gluten-free, OU Kosher Pareve, and vegan.

Here’s how to enter (must do all 3):

1. Sign petition (if you haven’t already).

2. Share petition link and this text on Facebook.

Most protein bars are actually coated in fake dark chocolate made from vegetable fats! Sign petition to stop dark chocolate deception!

3. Leave a comment on this blog post saying you signed and shared it on facebook.

For extra entries: 

4. Tweet this:

Do u know what’s in your #protein bar? Stop Dark Chocolate Deception, Sign @NuGoNutrition Petition! #nutrition #fitness

Be sure to leave a comment on this blog post saying that you tweeted it.

5. Repin on Pinterest and leave a comment on this blog post saying that you repinned it.

The winners will be announced on Facebook and Twitter on Friday, December 14, 2012. We know NuGo has many international fans, but you must live in the continental United States for this giveaway. Good luck!


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