The Healthy Celiac Podcast

Belinda Whelan

The go-to Podcast for Women with Celiac Disease so that you can live your best life, because you are more than just a woman with Celiac Disease.

Hosted by Certified Health Coach, Belinda Whelan, who specializes in follow up care for women with Celiac Disease.

To find out how Belinda can support you, visit her website www.belindawhelan.com           and while you're there be sure to download your FREE eBook '11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free'.

For collaborations, please email me info@belindawhelan.com (no MLM opportunities please. 😊)
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Episodes

Escaping the Diet Trap: Embracing Real Food on a Gluten Free Diet for Health and Savings Ep. 159
May 13 2024
Escaping the Diet Trap: Embracing Real Food on a Gluten Free Diet for Health and Savings Ep. 159
Send a one-way text message. Ask a Question or message me your feedback. Be sure to leave your name too if you'd like a shoutout on the Podcast.If you've ever felt like you're on a hamster wheel of diet trends, chasing after the next best thing for weightloss, today's episode is for you.I'm chatting about diet culture and the unexpected ways it may be sabotaging your weight loss efforts. IYou'll hear why a focus on keto, vegan, or perhaps a low-carb diet might be confusing you more than needed - we will talk about returning to the basics of real, unprocessed food. It's not only a game-changer for your health but can also trim down those grocery bills. This culinary journey isn't just about what's on your plate—it's about reaping the rich rewards that come from the heart of your home, the kitchen. I reminisce about my own upbringing, surrounded by the love and nutrition of home-cooked meals, and share how you too can whip up quick, healthy meals will nourish you more than processed convenience. With practical tips for meal planning and batch cooking, I aim to inspire you to elevate your well-being one bite at a time. If you've ever felt overwhelmed by the thought of revamping your diet, I'm here to support you with better food choices to increase your energy levels and activity. Plus, I'm excited to introduce my 'Meal Plans Made Easy' program—an easy way to add in these positive dietary changes. Previous Episodes MentionedMacronutrient's Serieshttps://thehealthyceliacpodcast.buzzsprout.com/1720208/14311000-how-macronutrients-support-a-celiac-s-gluten-free-diet-part-1-ep-142https://thehealthyceliacpodcast.buzzsprout.com/1720208/14352684-how-macronutrients-support-a-celiac-s-gluten-free-diet-part-2-ep-143https://thehealthyceliacpodcast.buzzsprout.com/1720208/14396695-how-macronutrients-support-a-celiac-s-gluten-free-diet-part-3-ep-144Learn more about Ultimate Celiac System herewww.belindawhelan.com/ultimateceliacsystem Join my free community and grab your copy of 11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free here www.belindawhelan.myflodesk.com/11mistakesCheck out my Daily Health Tracker hereHEALTH TRACKER | The Healthy Celiac (belindawhelan.com)Over 500 Gluten Free Recipes inside Meal Plans Made Easy https://belindawhelan.teachable.com/p/meal-plans-made-easyAnd I would love to connect with you on Instagram thehealthyceliacIf you have a spare moment, please pop over to Apple Podcasts and leave me a review. Thank you!Music Credit bensound.com
Oral Health, Hormonal Shifts, and Sun Protection: A Dietary Perspective Ep. 158
May 6 2024
Oral Health, Hormonal Shifts, and Sun Protection: A Dietary Perspective Ep. 158
Send a one-way text message. Ask a Question or message me your feedback. Be sure to leave your name too if you'd like a shoutout on the Podcast.Are health mysteries leaving you baffled? Picture this: the missing pieces of your well-being puzzle finally clicking into place. That's what awaits in our latest episode, where we connect the dots between perimenopause and celiac disease, delve into the world of oral healthcare, and reveal how your diet could be your secret weapon against the sun's rays. I share how there are common symptoms that overlap between perimenopausal and celiac symptoms, highlighting why women's experiences with these conditions ought to be taken more seriously. This episode is to help women to empower herself with the knowledge necessary to advocate for her own health. Episodes Mentioned:Mel Robbins YouTube - The #1 Menopause Doctor: How to Lose Belly Fat, Sleep Better, & Stop Suffering NowThe #1 Menopause Doctor: How to Lose Belly Fat, Sleep Better, & Stop Suffering Now I The Mel Robbins PodcastMarie Forleo YouTube - Menopause: The Hidden Truth They Don't Want You to KnowMarie Forleo Podcast - What They Don't Tell You About MenopauseHuberman Lab YouTube - How to Improve Oral Health & Its Critical Role in Brain & Body HealthHuberman Lab Podcast - How to Improve Oral Health & Its Critical Role in Brain & Body HealthShawn Stevenson YouTube - Eat These Foods to Protect Your Skin From Sun DamageThe Model Health Show Podcast - Nutritional Sunscreen & The Truth About Sun ProtectionLearn more about Ultimate Celiac System herehttps://www.belindawhelan.com/ultimateceliacsystemJoin my free community and grab your copy of 11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free here https://www.belindawhelan.myflodesk.com/11mistakesCheck out my Daily Health Tracker hereHEALTH TRACKER | The Healthy Celiac (belindawhelan.com)And I would love to connect with you on Instagram thehealthyceliacIf you have a spare moment, please pop over to Apple Podcasts and leave me a review. Let me know what you like, what you've taken on board and what you'd like to hear more of. Thank you!Music Credit bensound.com
5 Lies You've Been Told about Celiac Disease Ep. 156
Apr 22 2024
5 Lies You've Been Told about Celiac Disease Ep. 156
Send a one-way text message. Ask a Question or message me your feedback. Be sure to leave your name too if you'd like a shoutout on the Podcast.Could gluten from Europe actually be the secret to enjoying bread again for those with celiac disease? This pervasive and potentially harmful myth is just one of the 5 lies I debunk in the latest episode. As we delve into the complexities of celiac disease, we unravel the confusion between this serious autoimmune disorder and a gluten allergy. Today's episode can prove clarity and understanding to empower those living with celiac disease.This episode isn't just about busting myths; it's a deep dive into the reality of living with celiac disease and navigating the challenges it presents. Despite the allure of so-called wonder products promising a cure, we explore why skepticism is essential and why maintaining a gluten-containing diet prior to testing is crucial for accurate diagnosis. I also share why going gluten-free isn't an overnight solution. Join me as I emphasize the importance of patience and the sometimes complex journey towards healing and managing celiac disease.Previous Episodes MentionedHow to Get a  Celiac Disease Diagnosis Ep. 10621 Foods that are Cross-Reactive with Gluten Ep. 73Learn more about Ultimate Celiac System herehttps://www.belindawhelan.com/ultimateceliacsystemJoin my free community and grab your copy of 11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free here www.belindawhelan.myflodesk.com/11mistakesCheck out my Daily Health Tracker hereHEALTH TRACKER | The Healthy Celiac (belindawhelan.com)And I would love to connect with you on Instagram thehealthyceliacIf you have a spare moment, please pop over to Apple Podcasts and leave me a review. Let me know what you like, what you've taken on board and what you'd like to hear more of. Thank you!Music Credit bensound.com
Managing Life After a Celiac Disease Diagnosis Ep. 155
Apr 15 2024
Managing Life After a Celiac Disease Diagnosis Ep. 155
Send a one-way text message. Ask a Question or message me your feedback. Be sure to leave your name too if you'd like a shoutout on the Podcast.Struggling to figure out the ins and outs of living gluten-free since your celiac disease diagnosis? You're not alone, and this episode is a game-changer. I delve into the nitty-gritty of transforming your lifestyle to protect your health, going beyond the typical "just eat gluten-free" advice. From the essential follow-up appointments and blood tests to the vigilance with cross contact I share the challenges that come with a celiac diagnosis. As we break down the day-to-day management of celiac disease, I share my personal journey, including the eye-opening discovery of how brown rice (even though gluten free) affected my health. This episode also explores the supportive scaffolding necessary for anyone navigating this path: the crucial steps of educating friends and family, the value of a shared community, and why expertise from celiac specialists trumps general dietary advice. Previous Episodes MentionedEp. 153 - Navigating Celiac Disease with the Help of Beneficial BacteriaLearn more about Ultimate Celiac System herewww.belindawhelan.com/ultimateceliacsystemJoin my free community and grab your copy of 11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free here www.belindawhelan.myflodesk.com/11mistakesCheck out my Daily Health Tracker hereHEALTH TRACKER | The Healthy Celiac (belindawhelan.com)And I would love to connect with you on Instagram thehealthyceliacIf you have a spare moment, please pop over to Apple Podcasts and leave me a review. Let me know what you like, what you've taken on board and what you'd like to hear more of. Thank you!Music Credit bensound.com
Navigating Celiac Disease with the Help of Beneficial Bacteria Ep. 153
Apr 1 2024
Navigating Celiac Disease with the Help of Beneficial Bacteria Ep. 153
Send a one-way text message. Ask a Question or message me your feedback. Be sure to leave your name too if you'd like a shoutout on the Podcast.This episode promises to be a treasure trove of information, revealing how probiotics can not only assist in weight management and boost your immune system but also potentially alleviate mental health struggles. From personal experiences to the latest studies, you'll gain a wealth of knowledge on how probiotics could be a game-changer in your diet and why strains like lactobacilli might be your new best friends in supporting celiac disease.I'll share the practical ways you can weave probiotics into your everyday life, making a profound difference in your digestive health. Whether you're curious about sauerkraut's superpowers or considering a daily dose of a multi-strain supplement, this discussion is designed to guide you toward a happier, healthier gut microbiome. Learn more about Ultimate Celiac System herewww.belindawhelan.com/ultimateceliacsystemJoin my free community and grab your copy of 11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free here www.belindawhelan.myflodesk.com/11mistakesCheck out my Daily Health Tracker hereHEALTH TRACKER | The Healthy Celiac (belindawhelan.com)And I would love to connect with you on Instagram thehealthyceliacIf you have a spare moment, please pop over to Apple Podcasts and leave me a review. Let me know what you like, what you've taken on board and what you'd like to hear more of. Thank you!Music Credit bensound.com
Peripheral Neuropathy, Celiac Disease, and the Importance of a Gluten Free Diet Ep. 152
Mar 25 2024
Peripheral Neuropathy, Celiac Disease, and the Importance of a Gluten Free Diet Ep. 152
Send a one-way text message. Ask a Question or message me your feedback. Be sure to leave your name too if you'd like a shoutout on the Podcast.Have you ever felt a mysterious tingling or numbness in your hands and feet, but couldn't pinpoint the cause? You're not alone, and the culprit might be an unexpected source: celiac disease. On our latest episode, we uncover the hidden connection between peripheral neuropathy and celiac disease, discussing why it's crucial for the to recognize these symptoms. By committing to a strict gluten-free diet, those suffering from this chronic pain can embark on a journey to reclaim their comfort and well-being.But there's more—celiac disease can bring along a companion in the form of diabetes, with symptoms that extend far beyond the gut. I talk you through the tightness, swelling, and burning that many with celiac disease might mistake for something less sinister. This episode is not just about identifying these red flags but also about taking action through regular diabetes screenings and embracing a gluten-free lifestyle. Learn more about Ultimate Celiac System herewww.belindawhelan.com/ultimateceliacsystemJoin my free community and grab your copy of 11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free here www.belindawhelan.myflodesk.com/11mistakesCheck out my Daily Health Tracker hereHEALTH TRACKER | The Healthy Celiac (belindawhelan.com)And I would love to connect with you on Instagram thehealthyceliacIf you have a spare moment, please pop over to Apple Podcasts and leave me a review. Let me know what you like, what you've taken on board and what you'd like to hear more of. Thank you!Music Credit bensound.com
Gut Wars: Intestinal Parasites vs. Gluten Ep. 151
Mar 18 2024
Gut Wars: Intestinal Parasites vs. Gluten Ep. 151
Send a one-way text message. Ask a Question or message me your feedback. Be sure to leave your name too if you'd like a shoutout on the Podcast.Prepare to have your mind opened wider than a parasitic tapeworm's appetite as I discuss the mystery of intestinal parasites and their deceptively celiac-like symptoms. With the unnerving reality that these invaders can be blamed for a slew of digestive distress, this episode is here to help you avoid any confusion. From the deceptive discomfort caused by hookworms to the alarming weight loss triggered by tapeworms, I'll guide you through the importance of distinguishing these symptoms from those of an accidental exposure to gluten. Tune in to discover why knowledge is your best defense in the fight for digestive health, and learn the key to protecting your well-being whether you're at home or adventuring abroad. Learn more about Ultimate Celiac System herewww.belindawhelan.com/ultimateceliacsystemJoin my free community and grab your copy of 11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free here www.belindawhelan.myflodesk.com/11mistakesCheck out my Daily Health Tracker hereHEALTH TRACKER | The Healthy Celiac (belindawhelan.com)And I would love to connect with you on Instagram thehealthyceliacIf you have a spare moment, please pop over to Apple Podcasts and leave me a review. Let me know what you like, what you've taken on board and what you'd like to hear more of. Thank you!Music Credit bensound.com
Understanding the Impact of a Modern Diet on Chronic Disease and Celiac Disease Ep. 150
Mar 11 2024
Understanding the Impact of a Modern Diet on Chronic Disease and Celiac Disease Ep. 150
Send a one-way text message. Ask a Question or message me your feedback. Be sure to leave your name too if you'd like a shoutout on the Podcast.Discover the hidden truths about ultra-processed foods (UPFs) that could be sabotaging your health and healing since your Celiac diagnosis.In this special edition, we tackle the largest review to date on UPFs, involving nearly 10 million people, and the alarming links found between these foods and chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and even mental health struggles.I'll share how UPFs affect those with celiac disease and why a diet rich in these foods may impede healing and exacerbate symptoms. I'm here to arm you with strategies for reducing your intake of UPFs, emphasizing the importance of reading labels with a critical eye and celebrating the joys and economic benefits of home-cooked meals. By understanding the intricate gut-brain axis, this episode will guide you towards making incremental changes that can lead to a lifetime of improved health. Want to know how I've nailed living with Celiac Disease? Ultimate Celiac System has all my exclusive tips, secrets and insights.www.belindawhelan.com/ultimateceliacsystemBrand new to Celiac Disease and want to avoid some of the easy mistakes too many people are making?  Grab your copy of 11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free here www.belindawhelan.com/ebookListen to the Top 10 Podcast Episodeswww.belindawhelan.com/pod10Check out my Daily Health Tracker on AmazonHEALTH TRACKER | The Healthy Celiac (belindawhelan.com)And I would love to connect with you on Instagram thehealthyceliacIf you haven't already done so, please pop over to Apple Podcasts and leave me a review. Let me know what you like, what you've taken on board and what you'd like to hear more of. Thank you!Music Credit bensound.com
How to Replenish Your Electrolytes After a Gluten Exposure If You Have Celiac Disease Ep. 148
Feb 26 2024
How to Replenish Your Electrolytes After a Gluten Exposure If You Have Celiac Disease Ep. 148
Send a one-way text message. Ask a Question or message me your feedback. Be sure to leave your name too if you'd like a shoutout on the Podcast.Ever felt like no amount of water can quench your thirst after a tough workout? Or been glutened and needed to replenish what you lost through vomiting and diarrhea? You're likely missing a crucial ingredient: electrolytes. On today's episode I'm sharing the importance of these vital minerals. From the science behind why salt, potassium, and magnesium are game-changers for our nervous system and muscles, to practical tips on dodging those sugary sports drinks with natural alternatives. Whether you're battling celiac disease or simply trying to recover from a bout of gastro, this episode is your guide to staying energized and replenished, minus the unnecessary additives.Click below for my natural Electrolytes Drink Recipewww.belindawhelan.com/post/why-you-need-to-replenish-electrolytes-after-a-gluten-exposure-with-celiac-diseaseWant to know how I've nailed living with Celiac Disease? Ultimate Celiac System has all my exclusive tips, secrets and insights. www.belindawhelan.com/ultimateceliacsystemBrand new to Celiac Disease and want to avoid some of the easy mistakes too many people are making?  Grab your copy of 11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free here www.belindawhelan.myflodesk.com/11mistakesCheck out my Daily Health Tracker on AmazonHEALTH TRACKER | The Healthy Celiac (belindawhelan.com)And I would love to connect with you on Instagram thehealthyceliacIf you have a spare moment, please pop over to Apple Podcasts and leave me a review. Let me know what you like, what you've taken on board and what you'd like to hear more of. Thank you!Music Credit bensound.com
Thriving With Celiac Disease Using Optimism and Positive Affirmations Ep. 145
Feb 5 2024
Thriving With Celiac Disease Using Optimism and Positive Affirmations Ep. 145
Send a one-way text message. Ask a Question or message me your feedback. Be sure to leave your name too if you'd like a shoutout on the Podcast.Discover the silver lining of a gluten-free life as we navigate the emotional side that often accompanies celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. This episode is designed to support you in moving through the initial grief of forgoing gluten to empowerment and joy. I draw upon the profound teachings of the Dalai Lama, as featured in "The Art of Happiness," to demonstrate the influence our perspectives hold over our well-being. Learn to celebrate the positives and embrace the personal growth and health benefits that a gluten-free diet can provide. In this episode, I share the strategy of positive affirmations that can support the lives of those touched by celiac disease. I reveal how the consistent practice of positive self-talk can rewire our belief systems and fuel an optimistic life approach. For anyone seeking more in-depth support, Ultimate Celiac System provides the tools to flourish despite dietary limitations. We're not just discussing dietary changes; we're redefining what it means to live fully and vibrantly. Join us next week as we continue to unlock the secrets to a fulfilling gluten-free existence, proving that life's limitations are merely stepping stones to greater joy.Previous Episodes Mentioned:Ep. 70 Grieving GlutenLearn more about Ultimate Celiac System herewww.belindawhelan.com/ultimateceliacsystemJoin my free community and grab your copy of 11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free here www.belindawhelan.myflodesk.com/11mistakesCheck out my Daily Health Tracker hereHEALTH TRACKER | The Healthy Celiac (belindawhelan.com)And I would love to connect with you on Instagram thehealthyceliacIf you have a spare moment, please pop over to Apple Podcasts and leave me a review. Thank you!Music Credit bensound.com
How Macronutrients Support a Celiac's Gluten Free Diet - Part 3 Ep. 144
Jan 29 2024
How Macronutrients Support a Celiac's Gluten Free Diet - Part 3 Ep. 144
Send a one-way text message. Ask a Question or message me your feedback. Be sure to leave your name too if you'd like a shoutout on the Podcast.Ready to shake off the lingering fears of the low-fat craze from the '90s and embrace the luscious world of dietary fats?Today's episode in the macronutrient series promises to enrich your understanding of fats and their indispensable role in a well-rounded, gluten-free lifestyle. I'm sharing how fats have long been portrayed as the enemy, shedding light on the benefits—from energy storage to hormone production. You'll come away with a new perspective on how to include the right kinds of fats into your daily meals for optimal health.Transitioning to a gluten-free diet can be a confusing path,. But fear not! In this final episode of this 3 part series, I'm guiding you towards the treasure trove of whole, nutritious foods that should be the cornerstone of your eating habits. Forget empty calorie counting; it's about packing in the nutrients with every bite.  Join me, and let's navigate the gluten-free landscape with eyes wide open to the power of informed choices.Previous Episodes Mentioned:How Macronutrients Support a Celiac's Gluten Free Diet - Part 1 Ep. 142How Macronutrients Support a Celiac's Gluten Free Diet - Part 2 Ep. 143Learn more about Ultimate Celiac System herewww.belindawhelan.com/ultimateceliacsystem Join my free community and grab your copy of 11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free here www.belindawhelan.myflodesk.com/11mistakesCheck out my Daily Health Tracker hereHEALTH TRACKER | The Healthy Celiac (belindawhelan.com)And I would love to connect with you on Instagram thehealthyceliacIf you have a spare moment, please pop over to Apple Podcasts and leave me a review. Thank you!Music Credit bensound.com
How Macronutrients Support a Celiac's Gluten Free Diet - Part 2 Ep. 143
Jan 22 2024
How Macronutrients Support a Celiac's Gluten Free Diet - Part 2 Ep. 143
Send a one-way text message. Ask a Question or message me your feedback. Be sure to leave your name too if you'd like a shoutout on the Podcast.Could your gluten-free lifestyle be missing a crucial ingredient for vibrant health? I'm sharing the secrets of protein and its staggering impact on everything from muscle repair to hormone balance. In discussion, I chat about the essentials of protein , revealing the extraordinary ways amino acids improve our well-being, particularly for women. Whether your diet embraces meat, or is plant based, I'll guide you to a protein-rich path tailored for your unique lifestyle. And if you've ever questioned the strength of your hair or the resilience of your nails, you'll soon discover how this macronutrient can be a game-changer.Today's episode is designed to inspire you to embrace a holistic health approach.Join me for a journey that promises to extend well beyond today's conversation, into a future of sustained well-being.Previous Episode Mentioned:How Macronutrients Support a Celiac's Gluten Free Diet - Part 1 Ep. 142Learn more about Ultimate Celiac System herewww.belindawhelan.com/ultimateceliacsystem Join my free community and grab your copy of 11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free here www.belindawhelan.myflodesk.com/11mistakesCheck out my Daily Health Tracker hereHEALTH TRACKER | The Healthy Celiac (belindawhelan.com)And I would love to connect with you on Instagram thehealthyceliacIf you have a spare moment, please pop over to Apple Podcasts and leave me a review. Thank you!Music Credit bensound.com
Is Gluten a Bad Choice for People without Celiac Disease? Ep. 141
Jan 8 2024
Is Gluten a Bad Choice for People without Celiac Disease? Ep. 141
Send a one-way text message. Ask a Question or message me your feedback. Be sure to leave your name too if you'd like a shoutout on the Podcast.Ever wondered why some people can happily munch on a bagel while others crumble at the very thought of gluten? Are our bodies that varied or is there something more to the humble grain that we need to understand? Join me as I discuss glutens impact on those with and without celiac disease, and draw some personal insights from my own family's experience. I also discuss who should and shouldn't be avoiding gluten - it's about understanding and managing. So, before you decide to purge your pantry of pasta and pizza, listen to our segment on the significance of testing for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. We'll explore why you don't necessarily have to banish the baguette if you don't have to and how getting tested can help you fashion a diet that's perfect for you. Remember, it's not one-size-fits-all when it comes to dietary needs. So, whether you're celiac, have non celica gluten sensitivity, or just gluten-curious, this episode is for you. Tune in!Learn more about Ultimate Celiac System herewww.belindawhelan.com/ultimateceliacsystem Join my free community and grab your copy of 11 Mistakes People Make Living Gluten Free here www.belindawhelan.myflodesk.com/11mistakesCheck out my Daily Health Tracker hereHEALTH TRACKER | The Healthy Celiac (belindawhelan.com)And I would love to connect with you on Instagram thehealthyceliacIf you have a spare moment, please pop over to Apple Podcasts and leave me a review. Thank you!Music Credit bensound.com