Beyond a Gluten-Free/Casein-Free Diet Part II of II by John Turner, DC, CCSP, DIBCN, Kathryne Pirtle and Sueson Vess

On July 30, 2009, 9:32 pm

Dr. John Turner, Kathryne Pirtle, and Sueson Vess discuss the relationship between the principles of optimal nutrition for human health and an effective approach to the treatment of autism-that "All diseases begin in the gut"(Hippocrates (460-370 BC), and "All disease is caused from malnourishment," (Dr. Weston A. Price).

Discover why some common nutritional advice can perpetuate digestive problems, leaky-gut and malnourishment, which can deter health progress despite following a strict gluten-free/casein-free diet. Learn how focusing on a diet of nutrient-dense, enzyme-rich, traditional-foods is a superior approach to building optimal health.

Dr. John D. Turner, DC, CCSP, DIBCN is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician and a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist who has run a successful private practice in Glendale Heights, IL for more than 25 years. He has served on the medical staff at the World Gymnastics Championships and the United States and Big Ten Track and Field Championships, lectured at the National Athletic Trainers Association Annual Conference and served as nutrition consultant for the Chicago Sting Professional Soccer Team. He currently serves as a Preceptor for the National University of Health Sciences, helping train graduating Doctors of Chiropractic in their clinical expertise in physical examinations, diagnosis, and adjusting skills. Dr. Turner believes that health is not merely the absence of symptoms, but an optimal balance of our physical, biochemical and energetic selves.

Kathryne Pirtle is a world-class clarinetist whose career nearly ended because of performance difficulties caused by acid reflux, celiac disease, chronic inflammation, and other health problems. Performance without Pain, written with Dr. Turner and Sally Fallon, president of the Weston A. Price Foundation, tells the story of her recovery. As a health educator, she has given more than 40 workshops around the country with Dr. Turner and appeared on numerous radio and television shows. Pirtle is executive director of the Orion Ensemble, presents a live internationally broadcast series on Chicago's WFMT-FM Fine Arts Radio Network and tours throughout North America. She is also is principal clarinetist of the Lake Forest Symphony and frequently performs with the Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra, the Grant Park Music Festival, The Ravinia Festival Orchestra, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Sueson Vess is a chef, food writer, and food coach with 25 years experience. She is the author of Special Eats: Simple, Delicious Solutions for Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Cooking and a contributing writer for Living Without magazine. She supports families adjusting to the demands of multiple food intolerances and children with special needs. Creatively adapting recipes to suit varied dietary limitations while making GFCF meals nutritious and delicious is her passion.

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