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Dr. Val, GastroGirl, and Chef Rock – Revolution Health & Hell’s Kitchen?

I watched the final episode of “Hell’s Kitchen” last night – a cooking show where a mean chef berates young chef hopefuls in a series of competitive cooking contests.  The host of the show was almost as vicious as my vascular surgery preceptor in medical school… you docs out there know what I mean.

Anyway, I had the pleasure of being the sous chef for Chef Rock at a recent charity event for celiac disease awareness.  GastroGirl (Jackie Gaulin) and I helped him whip up a delicious, gluten free meal and CNN’s Heidi Collins taste tested our dish.  Although our shrimp and grits lost to a rival “coriander encrusted skate” I always thought that chef Rock was a winner.

And here he is: the top chef of Hell’s Kitchen.  Congratulations, Rock!  I’d be delighted to work as your sous chef in Las Vegas… see you at the B. Smith’s victory party!This post originally appeared on Dr. Val’s blog at

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5 Responses to “Dr. Val, GastroGirl, and Chef Rock – Revolution Health & Hell’s Kitchen?”

  1. Zagreus Ammon says:

    I am so jealous. But you know, Gordon’s a puppy compared to the surgeon at my medical school. He was the guy that did the old stomach stapling procedure…

    I was struck by the irony.

  2. ValJonesMD says:

    Ha!  That is ironic, ZA.  

  3. RH Host Susan says:

    Mmmmm, Dr. Jones… the Shrimp with Marscapone and Parmesean Cheese Grits are making my mouth water!  Sounds SO delicious!

    And I love the way you described Chef Gordon Ramsay as a “mean” chef  I loved watching Hell’s Kitchen each summer, and always look forward to the next season.

  4. RH Host Melissa says:

    Oh that sounds great!  Thanks for sharing it with us.  And I too am a fan of Hell’s kitchen.  

  5. Super Celiac says:

    Hi! It’s me! The Superceliac! i am going to be new in your circles and want to say it has been great getting inputs here at revolutionhealth. I have found this to be a great possable source of information from dietary to mental health, right down to simple self justification has all been prvided for me here. I would like to add multicultural information to any willing to read it. I also want to share many recipes that I have attained directly from families in brazil. Also offer other sources of non wheat flour products such as manjoka. What  my claim to fame is i am able to recognize and diagnose the gene through very standardized questions.I will go on record stating that the Merck Handbook , which many practicing doctors consider their safest source of information on rare disease, is greatly responsable for many doctors ruling out celiacs as a possability due to the fact it gives the antiquated number of 1 in 5000. i lay claim to discovering the obvious triggering mechanism to celiacs. I lay claim that i have just an outside chance of being a celiac, and claim i have suffered the worst ravages that the genetic function has to offer.I am a thirty percent canidate meaning that 30 percent of the population carries this outside chance to go into full blown celiac sprue.I have the documentation stating i have the chance. I have documentation of many unexplained attacks that many people have witnessed.I have had on many occasions, now what i know to be, dermatitus herpetiphormus. I know personally the alien that tried to explode from my stomache for over 8 years. I call him Vinny! If all i claim is true and anyone is willing to help me prove what i already know. 30 percent of america holds the genetic marker that may or may not lead to full blown celiac sprue. I know what conditions in my life caused them. And i know what it is to survive a sprue now without an attack for over a year. Thank God i found the truth or i know i would be dead today. I know I have brought on attacks in myself now , under controled dosages for the year i have been gluten free. If i so much as eat one plate of pasta I know i would induce a full scaled level 10 pain attack of the evil alien named vinny! I am the answers many look for who have many years of education. without my proof. without my help, they have overlooked me as a dumb drywaller.I am a Superceliac.  I have prodigal gene. I am tone perfect. I could ace coarses faster than the smartest, but couldnt sit still long enough to finish high school.I mastered the arts of war like childsplay, but when the military asked me to attend class to learn german , it knocked my adhd butt out like a can of ether . So what am i now that i am gluten free[ besides a guys forgetting to capitolize his i]I claim my mind has gone from a master to double that.I went fro a 3.9 type mind to something beyond sciencefiction.Now that the gluten has left me, i am without the troublesome bipolarities that had ruled my life. Now I have learned to put the bipolarities together, clarity has become simplicity. Jealosy has become an issue that is in history. Forgetting my keys has now become forgotten. Forcing myself to remeber where my wallet is, is now childsplay. To be confronted with a situation that would leave you spinning for days, and now that same emotional looping is replaced by clear ungarble thought. Now i have found my medium! I ask all who want to participate to email me. I have intentions of doing a documentary with and accomplished emmy award winning documnetationalist. My father is the Most honorable and retired pharmacutical lobbiest we need. He got the two sides together on the aids issue when they wanted to try the experimental drugs offered by Roche Pharmacutical. I Speaketh with the dilusions of grandure many of us celiacs are accustomed to having! But i shoot from the hip and have the honest work ethic needed to get the job done! If you doubt me, ask any carpenter if he would like to drywall!I have found many celiacs with ADHD in my profession. It seems to be a good job for the hyper mind of the celiac.In my job I claim that there are more than 60 percent undiagnosed celiacs.This number not to include the illegal south american infestation of the demigraphic. Many drywallers are french canadian , polish, german, etc. etc…So if anyone out there want to jump on this wagon and fight off the political battle we are about to embark on…. let me state this. i am multicultural. I have Family in Brazil. Celiacs is so noted a major contributor to bad health that almost every food product is labled for gluten. Just as common as a polio vaccination in europe, children are genetically tested for celiacs. Now Help this celiac, adopted into a family of celiacs,prove how important this fight is. I am still fighting with my german 6 foot 6 father that his unexplained idiopathic neuropathy [ shared by his blood brother now turned diabetic after a traumatic fall off a roof]. I have written a book as to what celiacs has done to my life.[ all in all a success story] what it was to go from ADHD to bi polar to closing in on scitzophrenia and come=ing back to reality again. I have written a textbook family battle that is truely the clearest case of the battle every celiac goes through in the family stucture.And i have come up with the clearest cut nubers offered to the celiac comunity and noone seems to want to hear them.Celiacs available to at least 30 percent of the american public. this must be demigraphically viewed.We are not all caucasion decent in america. caucasion raises the possability . being black doesnt make you safe from this disease. Dr. Greenes Number in 2003 was 9 of 700 blacks. That is an amazingly simalar number to 1 in 133, isnt it? Just to let you know this uneducated drywaller thinks he may have found another genetic marker that produces amazingly like symptoms to celiacs in the disorder known as HIDS> or the mediteranean fever. The HLA A24 marker should be adressed as well. Theere are many norther italians and greeks that have this unexplained disorder that reads just like a celiacs handbook. Not totally far fetched seeing as how this nordic gene has also migrated to brazil! I could type poorly all day on this subject and what my simplistic 10th grade dropout mind has found.Sorry no degree on the wall even told me i was a celiac. I had fought for 8 months to prove what they all denied.And guess what! Here I am! Here we go! respondeth away to the nutjob with the robinwilliamsesque mind.I AM THE FINEST DRYWALLER THROUGHOUT THE LANDS!Let my song be song for i rock like jack black!

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