Jefferson Adams is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. His poems, essays and photographs have appeared in Antioch Review, Blue Mesa Review, CALIBAN, Hayden's Ferry Review, Huffington Post, the Mississippi Review, and Slate among others.
He is a member of both the National Writers Union, the International Federation of Journalists, and covers San Francisco Health News for Examiner.com.
Celiac.com’s Gluten-free and Gluten-safe Candy List for Halloween 2014 offers our most comprehensive list of familiar and new gluten-free treats to date.
For those lucky enough to have traveled in Lao, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, these lettuce wraps might seem familiar. Variations on lettuce cups are fairly common in the cuisine of those countries.
A team of researchers recently set out to assess the benefits of a gluten-free diet for people whose blood screens show markers for celiac disease, but who show no physical symptoms.
A new drug designed to prevent gluten uptake in the gut is showing some promise for the treatment of celiac disease.
If you’ve ever had the pleasure of eating El Salvadoran, Nicaraguan, southern Mexican food, then you might be familiar with fried plantains.
- By Jefferson Adams
- Published 10/7/2014
- Conferences, Publicity, Pregnancy, Church, Bread Machines, Distillation & Beer
Never far from the intersection of irreverential humor, current events and controversy, Comedy Central's South Park is running the gluten-free gauntlet in its most recent episode, provocatively titled: Gluten-free Ebola.
Anyone who has ever had difficulty ordering gluten-free food at a restaurant can likely appreciate the scene that recently played out at a San Francisco restaurant called SO.
Are hookworms the future of celiac disease treatment? Patients in Australia have shown a major improvement in gluten tolerance after receiving experimental hookworm treatments.
Most people have heard about kidney stones, or gall stones, due to calcium build up. Others may know that calcium deposits can affect the heart, and even the brain. Can celiac disease play a role?
News that snack foods, like cookies, crackers, salty snacks and snack bars now account for more than half of new gluten-free product sales has some leading analysts and industry representatives sounding the alarm.
This recipe for marinated pork tenderloin makes a tasty, grilled dish that is gluten-free and ready to please.
- By Jefferson Adams
- Published 09/29/2014
- Ataxia, Nerve Disease, Neuropathy, Brain Damage and Celiac Disease
Can a gluten-free diet lead to dramatic improvement of Parkinsonian symptoms in patients with celiac disease? In the January issue of the the Journal of Neurology, researchers Vincenzo Di Lazzaro, Fioravante Capone, Giovanni Cammarota, Daniela Di Giuda, and Federico Ranieri report on the case of a man who saw a dramatic improvement of Parkinsonian symptoms after gluten-free diet.
Pulled pork is a longtime favorite, and this recipe delivers big flavor and is sure to please.
Nine out of ten wheat crops around the globe are susceptible to a killer fungus that attacks wheat. The pathogen is Puccinia rust fungus. Puccinia triticina causes 'black rust', P.recondita causes 'brown rust' and P.striiformis causes 'Yellow rust'.
The connection between celiac disease and various types of cancer is well supported by scientific evidence. However, to date, there hasn’t been enough data to make accurate predictions of cancer risk in celiac patients. So, we don’t know exactly what the risk levels are for various types of cancer in celiac patients.
In response to a request to add some low-fat, recipes to the mix, I offer this recipe for pineapple mango salsa. It pairs great with grilled fish and delivers fresh, low-fat summer flavor.
Researchers wanted to identify the predictors of celiac disease in patients presenting with D-IEL.
Need a quick, delicious summertime dish for a potluck, or an appetizer or side for a group of hungry eaters? Then this fast, easy tomato-mozzarella salad is just the ticket.
What’s the relationship, if any, between eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and celiac disease? Research studies have produced variable results.
- By Jefferson Adams
- Published 09/10/2014
- Gluten-Free Recipes: Soups, Sauces, Dressings & Chowders
This recipe uses watermelon as the foundation of a light, tasty gazpacho that will leave your guests refreshed, and clamoring for more