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    Jefferson Adams is Celiac.com's senior writer and Digital Content Director. He earned his B.A. and M.F.A. at Arizona State University, and has authored more than 2,000 articles on celiac disease. His coursework includes studies in science, scientific methodology, biology, anatomy, medicine, logic, and advanced research. He previously served as SF Health News Examiner for Examiner.com, and devised health and medical content for Sharecare.com. Jefferson has spoken about celiac disease to the media, including an appearance on the KQED radio show Forum, and is the editor of the book "Cereal Killers" by Scott Adams and Ron Hoggan, Ed.D.

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    Celiac.com 11/06/2014 - The results of restaurant supply-chain co-op SpenDifference’s menu price survey indicate that more than half of all restaurant chains plan to offer gluten-free menu items in 2014.
    The third menu price survey said nine percent of surveyed restaurants are already offering organic products, 36 percent use local products, 53 percent offer light- and low-c...

    Jefferson Adams
    Celiac.com 12/05/2014 - To remain healthy, people with serious gluten intolerance, especially people with celiac disease, must avoid foods containing gluten from wheat, barley, and rye. Accordingly, gluten detection is of high interest for the food safety of celiac patients.
    The FDA recently approved guidelines mandating that all products labeled as “gluten-free” contain les...

    Jefferson Adams
    Celiac.com 11/13/2015 - Celiac disease sufferers, and others in the UK, are unhappy with a government proposal to cut financial support for gluten-free food.
    UK celiac patients are currently allowed up to 18 lots of gluten-free bread, pasta and flour a month on the NHS. One unit is equal to a 400g loaf of bread, 250g of pasta or 250g flour or bread mix. Under the proposal the...

    Jefferson Adams
    Celiac.com 02/11/2016 - Kansas is wheat country, and like the rest of America, Kansans are generally not gluten-free. That means the food in their charity food pantries are not usually gluten-free.
    That means that, however hard it might be to maintain a gluten-free diet in Kansas, or anywhere else in America, it's that much harder to maintain a gluten-free diet if you're poor...

  • Forum Discussions

    Thank you so much for your response.  It is very helpful.  We are in the US.  I am going to call the lab today, but I think you are right about them running the old tests.   I never received an official celiac diagnosis myself, but hav...
    Vitamin E in Foods that is added is not risky and harmful as you think. But if you take high doses of Vitamin E may be risky for bleeding in brain. It is highly suggested by the National Institutes of Health diet allowance for Vitamin E is ...
    Hi there,  I've read other people posting their results from their coeliac blood tests with a number within a reference range. However my blood panels didn't contain a number. It said: Diamidated Gliadin IgG Ab (Bioplex) : not detected ...
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