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      • Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

        This FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to FREE email alerts What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease SymptomsWhat testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease ScreeningInterpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test ResultsCan I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful?The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-FreeIs celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic TestingIs there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and DisordersIs there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients)Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients)Gluten-Free Alcoholic BeveragesDistilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free?Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free DietFree recipes: Gluten-Free RecipesWhere can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Store.For Additional Information: Subscribe to: Journal of Gluten Sensitivity


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    • Interests learning how to live healthy and happily with Celiacs, newly diagnosed 12-2009, surgery performed in 2002 revealed it doctor never told me. I want to make people more aware of this disease.
      I am involved in ministry.
      I am a nutritionist who knew nothing about Celiac Disease!
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    1. balanced1 added a post in a topic Newly Diagnosed, Have Questions   

      I too am wondering when the healing is noticed; this is 8th week and today I am looking 4 - 5 months pregnant. I have been lactose intolerant always but just diagnosed end of 2009 with Celiac. I am so discipline, I eat about 6 different foods and the next week add something else. I did not do anything wrong and bamm...I am bloated. And the scale shows 8 pound weight gain...and that won't go away. So, needless to say, I wish there was the same pattern, do this for a week, 2 weeks or 2 months and you will feel better...I am still in the waiting to heal stage.
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    2. balanced1 added a post in a topic Whey Protein Shake   

      Gluten free and lactose free...the rice protein is thin, not so filling. I used whey for years but since Celiac, I am also lactose intolerant...this is so hard as I had 2 protein shakes daily to get 5 meals a day..I mixed protein in my oatmeal..haha now that does not happen anymore. I just don't know how to eat to train...where do I start to look?
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    3. balanced1 added a post in a topic About To Give Up On This Diet Because Now I Am Swollen Beyond Belief!   

      Ok, I was told rice was good, I eat white or brown rice or rice noodles, rice crackers...and I have always eating salads and steamed vegetables for 20+ years without problem for example, last nights dinner did not affect me it was steamed zucchini, mushrooms, summer squash, chicken with coconut oil served over brown rice with a side salad with omega oil and apple cider vinegar and goat cheese..enzymes before and after and no problems....but I am eating bananas because they are portable to eat, as well as grapefruits..constipation is my problem and of course malabsorption when I thought I was doing soo well..this forum is helpful and educational..thank you...
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    4. balanced1 added a post in a topic About To Give Up On This Diet Because Now I Am Swollen Beyond Belief!   

      I feel exactly the same, and it also makes my emotions swing. I do not understand how I can gain 10lbs when not eating like I used to and feel worse..and this is a new lifestyle change....I feel your pain...hopefully we will learn how to deal with it together! Connie Pridgen, CNC
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