By using this site, you agree that you are aware that Chef Karen is not a doctor or trained medical professional of any sort. I am a Certified Natural Chef, trained to cook nutrient-dense, allergen-free food, specializing in cooking with specific ingredients for support of chronic and acute conditions. My knowledge comes from formal training and countless hours of personal research, as well as a bachelor's degree in Biology. Any lifestyle advice I offer is taken at your risk, and not meant to diagnose or treat any disease or condition. Always check with your physician first.