TOXIC STAPLE is featured on TEDx talk as one of the go-to books for the bigger view of gluten intolerance by expert, Dr. Rodney Ford, @ min 9


Sarkisian raises valuable awareness not only about celiac disease, but also about non-celiac gluten intolerance, putting her book on the cutting-edge of this topic. It is a must-read for physicians and patients alike.

— Martha Bishop Pitman, MD
Harvard Medical School: MGH


Toxic Staple is important reading for health professionals and the general public.

— Beatrice Trum Hunter,
Food Editor, Consumers’ Research Magazine


Toxic Staple is an exceptional book that integrates the vast amount of research on the gluten-related epidemic. It is a must-read, a gift for health care professionals, physicians, psychologists, or anyone looking to improve his or her own health or that of a loved one.

— Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin, PhD


Toxic Staple exposes how the devastating effects of gluten reach far beyond celiac disease. Over 300 symptoms and maladies are linked to this insidious protein, from allergies, arthritis, asthma, autoimmune disease, cancer, depression, fatigue, gut or memory issues, migraines, osteoporosis, reflux… to zits.


  • Learn to recognize how gluten could be affecting your health
  • Discover the revolutionary health benefits of a gluten free lifestyle
  • Find hope in the inspirational stories of real people – substantiated by nearly 600 scientific studies from around the world
  • Get the scoop on cutting-edge and traditional tests
  • Become empowered to change your health and life 


Toxic Staple: How Gluten May Be Wrecking Your Health and What You Can Do about It! has been named the recipient of four awards presented by the Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE) for 2014: Book of the Year, Informational Non-Fiction, Cover Design, and Interior Design. The book was also a finalist in the category of Promotion. IPNE is a nonprofit trade association offering opportunities for education, networking, and marketing to small indie publishers.