Wellness: Local Gluten-Free Experts
You want: To eat gluten-free. Call: Jennifer Fugo, a certified health coach who personalizes meal plans, offers in-home cooking demonstrations, and even helps as you navigate grocery aisles. $95 for initial consultation. 484-682-2008, evolving-well.com.
You want: To find out if you have a food allergy. Call: Lisa Beth Freedman. This holistic family physician performs a blood test to check for 100 to 540 different food allergies. 2017 Montgomery Avenue, Villanova, 610-579-3797, lbfmd.com.
You want: To figure out if unresolved health issues are diet-related. Call: Kimberley Jackson, a holistic osteopath who places patients on an elimination diet — removing common trouble foods one by one until symptoms resolve. $200 for initial appointment. 412 East King Street, Malvern, 610-833-8739, edenholisticmedicine.com.
You want: To be tested for celiac. Call: The Jefferson Celiac Center. Philly’s first adult celiac center has a team of nine celiac specialists to offer you a clear diagnosis and guide you to a new diet. 122 South 10th Street, fourth floor, 215-923-5422, jeffersonhospital.org/celiac.
You want: To get your child tested for celiac. Call: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Center for Celiac Disease, one of the country’s largest comprehensive programs. It takes kids from initial testing to long-term management. 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, 800-879-2467, chop.edu.