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Sensitivities Pose New Challenges For Holidays - Wicked Local

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 12:26 PM

Sensitivities pose new challenges for holidays
Wicked Local
When Wakefield resident Ivy Bourque's daughter was first diagnosed with celiac disease 17 years ago, food alternatives and awareness of the condition was anything but widespread. “At the time, very few people knew about it,” said Bourque. “It wasn't as ...
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Posted 25 November 2012 - 01:24 PM

mmmmm.... :rolleyes: page 2

Mata, who suffers from gluten sensitivity herself, cut most wheat out of her diet about 20 years ago. The Natural Food Exchange owner said she noticed symptoms of low energy, foggy brain, irritability and joint pain when she decided to go mostly gluten-free.
“I’ve mostly eliminated it, because I’m not true celiac,” said Mata. “I have one gene for celiac and one gene for gluten sensitivity. You need two genes for full-blown celiac.”
Going gluten free can be expensive for some, however, as the alternative foods tend to cost more than their wheat-filled counterparts. Those diagnosed with celiac disease can get a federal tax deduction on their gluten-free purchases. Getting those deductions requires a bit of painstaking record keeping, however.

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