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...
Celiac.com 12/12/2018 - In a step that health officials say could provide immediate relief to the estimated eight million Indians who suffer from celiac disease, the Indian government is assessing a plan to require drugmakers to declare any gluten ingredients on medical labels.
India’s chief drug advisory body will discuss the issue at its meeting scheduled in early December, said people with knowledge of the plan. The Drug Technical Advisory Board’s decision to address the issue of gluten-free labels for drugs and ...
Like many others, gluten is not even allowed in my house, I do not accept premade food from others in the house either. Prepackaged SEALED certified Gluten Free products are sometimes allowed and fresh raw sealed and uncut veggies and fruit.
I prepare everything for the holidays in my kitchen.
If someone wants to help, they can go shopping with me, give me a gift card for food, or even do simple jobs with prep WHILE wearing food service gloves and supervised...
So I am in my late fifties and was diagnosed with Celiac disease about 8 months ago. I travel a lot for work and
the other day stopped in at McDonalds to have a Greek Salad, found out after it has couscous which contains wheat.
I find that after digesting gluten I get sick about an hour later and feel terrible for hours. Does everyone experience this?
I have been to 3 weddings and asked for Gluten free and have been sick twice, no more eating at weddings.