A Gluten-Free Vegan Mom Who Knows

A raw, grain-free, corn-free, soy-free, oil-free, celiac mama raising her two healthy celiac girls.

February 5, 2012
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K2 and Calcium Supplements: The Danger of Taking Calcium Supplements without K2

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Nutrition knowledge is crucial in my life, especially after being diagnosed with osteopenia as a result of the multiple malabsorption issues I suffered from as a result of being an undiagnosed celiac. 
Nevertheless, my doctor has advised me to supplement my plant-based vegan diet: 
  • Calcium citrate
  • Magnesium
  • Vitamin D3
  • Vitamin B-12
However, after continuing my research regarding supplements and nutrition, I began to question whether or not I needed to add vitamin K2 to our regimen after I kept reading that it is a suggested supplement for both vegetarians and vegans. 
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January 27, 2012
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Supplements Taken by This Gluten-Free, Vegan Family


Morning Supplements
I take three Pure Encapsulations products: 

Vitamin D3 is not vegan, but it is harvested from sheep wool, so I do not have a problem with its source (I also eat raw honey which makes me a bee-gan). Read more

August 6, 2011
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Gluten Free Supplements: Probiotics, Algae and More

I added a new nutrient to my daily supplement regimen, E3Live of which contains blue green algae. The blue green algae found in E3Live contains almost five times the amount of the natural chlorophyll of wheat grass. 


After reading a lot about E3Live and learning of all the amazing things that it can do for my body, especially it’s ability to enable my body to detox and eliminate heavy metals as well as other toxins, I decided to give it a try.  Read more