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.
A legislator in Missouri, Rep. Vicky Englund is pushing a bill that requires manufacturers and wholesalers of hygiene products like shampoo and conditioner to clearly state on the product label whether or not the product contains gluten.
A team of researchers recently set out to investigate the occurrence of lower limb enthesopathy in celiac disease patients without clinical signs of articular involvement.
- By Jefferson Adams
- Published 04/5/2013
- Conferences, Publicity, Pregnancy, Church, Bread Machines, Distillation & Beer
One in three adults want to avoid or cut down on gluten in their diets, says a survey from the consumer research firm, NPD Group.
This recipe features chilaquiles in a green sauce. It comes together quickly and will be a big hit with any lovers of Mexican food. Chilaquiles verde makes a wonderful dish for a special brunch.
A team of researchers recently took a look at how well the hepatitis B vaccine protected people with celiac disease over time, and how well they responded to a vaccine booster.
- By Jefferson Adams
- Published 04/2/2013
- Gluten-Free Recipes: Soups, Sauces, Dressings & Chowders
Potato soup is a delicious treat. Potato soup that is delicious and also easy to prepare is an even better treat. This version comes together perfectly in a crock pot.
There haven't been many studies that evaluate the usefulness of capsule endoscopy in equivocal celiac disease. A team of researchers recently set out to conduct an evaluation of capsule endoscopy in adult celiac disease...
Parents of children with food allergies can take heart in recent developments at the federal level that are mandating changes in the ways colleges and universities address food-allergy issues in their students.
If you want a tasty, healthy treat that's cheap, super simple to make and delivers big flavor, try this recipe for homemade applesauce. It's one of those dishes that kids can help you make, and which will leave smiles all around.
- By Jefferson Adams
- Published 03/27/2013
- Celiac Disease & Gluten Intolerance: A Theory of Their Origins
Increased rates of celiac disease over the last fifty years are not linked to wheat breeding for higher gluten content, but are more likely a result of increased per capita consumption of wheat flour and vital glutens, says a scientist working with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
If you want to celebrate St. Patty's Day with an easy, tasty Irish dish that moves away from corned beef and cabbage, then this just might be the ticket.
More and more, research is showing that celiac disease may have a variety of different clinical presentations. A team of researchers recently used data from Italy, Romania and Iran to explore rates of gastrointestinal and non-gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with celiac disease.
Enterocyte damage is one of the common features of celiac disease, and often results in malabsorption. Presently, doctors don't know very much about the recovery of enterocyte damage and its clinical consequences. Serum intestinal fatty acid binding protein (I-FABP) is a marker that allows researchers to study enterocyte damage.
Want to make an easy romantic dinner that will fill the house with wonderful aromas? Try this recipe for steamed fresh lobster.
People with celiac disease all have some degree of damage to the small intestinal mucosa, ranging from lymphocytic duodenosis with normal villous structure to severe villous atrophy.
One day, I had a couple of packages of gluten-free brownie mix that needed to be used. I also had a good amount of Bailey's Irish Cream Liqueur, and was feeling a bit adventurous. The result was this little bit of gluten-free Irish brownie joy.
Once again St. Patrick's Day is upon us, and that means it's time for everyone to get their Irish on. In addition to coloring your favorite gluten-free beer to a rich Irish green, eating tasty Irish dishes is a great way to celebrate.
The website GlutenFreeTravelSite.com has named Pennsylvania as the most celiac-friendly destination in the world.
Chilaquiles is one of my all-time favorite Mexican dishes. Typically featured at breakfast or brunch, chilaquiles, like enchiladas, can be made with either red or green sauce, and can be garnished in a variety of ways. Anyone who likes enchiladas will likely take a shine to chilaquiles.
To determine if the probiotic Bifidobacterium natren life start (NLS) strain might affect the treatment and clinical features of patients with untreated celiac disease, a team of researchers recently conducted an exploratory, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study on the effects of Bifidobacterium infantis natren life start super strain in active celiac disease.