Additional Celiac Disease Concerns
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.
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.
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'.
Well, we haven’t had a good gluten-free celebrity dustup in a while, so I’m happy to report that the most recent shots have been fired by actor Charlize Theron, who called ‘bullshit’ on the non-celiac gluten-free diet fad in Hollywood.
Can gluten in orthodontic retainers trigger celiac disease symptoms? The story of one 9-year-old girl's battle to beat her symptoms and feel better did not end with a gluten-free diet.
Systech Illinois, which makes gas analysis instruments, has struck a deal with Ultrapharm gluten-free bakery to monitor Ultrapharm’s modified atmosphere packs.
People with celiac disease who ignore either their doctors, or their bodies, face huge long-term risks.
Food costs are rising and eating healthy and gluten-free on a budget is becoming more challenging. If you experience sticker shock while buying some of your favorite foods check out these easy ways to save money on organic and gluten-free food.
Does the blood pressure medication Benicar (Olmesartan medoxomil) trigger celiac-like gut symptoms?
Otherwise competent and well-meaning chefs can get some basic things wrong about gluten-free food for people with celiac disease.
Congratulations, you’ve begun to eat gluten-free! But is that gluten-free product any healthier than its gluten-containing counterpart?
Ever notice how much our social lives are based around food? Or how much food is all around us? I took my son to a local children’s exhibit today with shops and about twenty different restaurants, cafes and bakeries we had to walk by. Do I feel bad always having to say no? Of course I do. What mom wouldn’t? There may have been some safe choices but I try to do my research ahead of time when I can call the places to see what their cross contamination procedures are.
As the number of students eating gluten-free continues to rise, colleges and universities are scrambling to keep up with an increasing demand for gluten-free options.
Here are five things people with celiac disease need regular folks to know about celiac disease: 1) We are NOT on a Fad Diet—Celiac disease is not some vague, make-believe condition.
Here are seven common myths people have about celiac disease and gluten-free eating.
More than half of U.S. chain restaurants plan to expand their gluten-free menus in the next year, according to a national menu price survey by restaurant supply-chain co-op SpenDifference.
A gluten-free diet in no way short changes you of these vital nutrients and it should not be assumed this hospital’s employees are too ignorant to be aware of the various gluten-free grains that are available.
Great news for some celiac and gluten-intolerant folks in Colorado! Legal marijuana sales began in Colorado on Jan. 1, 2014, and new shop owners have been surprised to find a strong the market for marijuana edibles. More and more, makers of these edibles are including gluten-free selections.
The incidence of celiac disease in the United States is rising. Children with the disease attend public and private schools and educators must ensure them equal educational access and a safe environment. If you are a parent of a child with celiac disease you know the struggles you have faced in trying to make sure your child doesn’t miss out on educational experiences, school lunches, and a safe and bully-free classroom environment.