Celiac.com 12/18/2018 - Prescriptions for gluten-free food will no longer be part of the UK’s vaunted national health care program in all places, due in part to the widespread availability of gluten-free foods at regular markets, and the high costs of maintaining the program.
Starting Monday, December 3rd, 2018, gluten-free food will no longer be routinely available on prescription from any GP practice in the "Greater Nottingham" region for patients with celiac disease or dermatitis herpetiformis: a skin condition li...
Celiac.com 12/17/2018 - A 39-year-old woman with possible celiac disease was left brain dead after a dangerous internet “soy sauce colon cleanse” caused critically high levels of salt in her blood, which led to organ failure and death. The medical YouTube channel Chubbyemu, says that the woman, identified only by the initials, CG, arrived at the emergency room with a rapidly deteriorating mental status. Earlier that day, CG had performed a “soy sauce colon cleanse,” a dangerous internet fad in which people drink an entire liter o...
Celiac.com 12/15/2018 - Winter is fast approaching, and that means winter cooking for winter appetites. This gluten-free soup is creamy, buttery, and delicious, It’s also easy to make. It’s a hearty, harmonious marriage of bacon, cheese and baked potato that will warm both stomach and soul all the way until spring.
2 large baking potatoes
4 tablespoons butter
½ cup chopped onion
¼ cup chopped celery
3 tablespoons potato starch
½ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
Celiac.com 12/14/2018 - As the popularity of gluten- and allergen-free foods have exploded, so has the list of manufacturers rushing new products to market. Several studies have shown that numerous restaurant and commercial foods labeled as ‘gluten-free’ contain unacceptable gluten levels. Meanwhile, other news has revealed that many supermarket products labeled gluten-free in fact contain unacceptable levels of wheat.
Now, news in from the UK says that manufacturers were forced to recall sixty-eight products linked to po...
12/13/2018 - Is wine gluten-free? Wine Spectator recently weighed in on gluten and wine. The article is worth a read, and there’s a link at the bottom of this page. Meantime, here’s a quick rundown of the basics of wine and gluten.
Wine is generally regarded as gluten-free and safe for people with celiac disease and other gluten-related sensitivities. That said, there are a couple of ways that wine could come to contain gluten; but they are mostly due to old and discontinued wine making practices.
First, in t...
With me my acne cleared up removing dairy, face many celiacs have issues with it. One big thing is your villi produce the enzymes to break it down...damaged villi means you do not break it down and can cause havoc with your gut and immune system.
I had to take collagen and biotin "Beauty supplements" from neo cell for a few years to keep my hair health, I now just take a collagen or bone broth supplement, which is great for your gut health also.
I am a student at Berkeley. I was diagnosed with Celiac disease 8 months ago through a blood test showing antibodies, as well as a genetic test (not a biopsy). Since then, I have been gluten free. It took me a month or two to get the hang of it fully, so I would say I have been strictly gluten free for 6 months now.
It took a year of very bad symptoms - terrible acne, hair loss, chronic diarrhea, bad depression and anxiety, anemia and...