Celiac.com 12/08/2018 - Recently CNN published an article entitled “Will a Gluten Free Diet Improve Your Health?” Honestly there were a lot of plus-points to this article. But unfortunately the negatives could very well outweigh them if you’re considering, or are new to, the gluten-free diet.
Let’s review the positives and negatives as they appear in the article:
1. Dr Leffler from Harvard Medical School was quoted as saying that: “Gluten is fairly indigestible in all people.” “There’s probably some kind of gluten ...
Celiac.com 12/07/2018 - What do hypertension, obesity, smoking and celiac disease have in common? They’re all important risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD), a disease that kills more than a half a million people annually in the U.S. alone.(1) Based on emerging research, celiac disease may be a major contributor to heart disease in the Western world –making celiac disease an even greater public health threat than is currently understood.
CHD and Celiac Disease: A Brief History
The connection between CHD ...
Celiac.com 12/06/2018 - My friend Tim has been wondering for quite some time whether or not he might have celiac disease, but, for whatever reason, he hasn't been able to convince his doctor to test him for it. To finally settle the matter he decided to order an At-Home Celiac Disease Test by imaware™. (See the video of our experience below).
Their web site was remarkably easy to use, and it took only a few minutes to order their home collection kit, which arrived a few days later.
When he opened the At-Home Ce...
Celiac.com 12/06/2018 - The growing popularity of gluten-free foods has led to numerous new products for consumers, but it has also led to some problems. One recent study showed that up to one-third of foods sold as gluten-free contain gluten above 20ppm allowed by federal law. Other studies have shown that restaurant food labeled as “gluten-free” is often contaminated with gluten.
The problem of gluten in commercial food labeled gluten-free is not isolated to the United States. Recent studies abroad show that the prob...
Celiac.com 12/05/2018 - Everyone with celiac disease has their war stories. Stories of uncomfortable of painful symptoms. Stories of tough, slow diagnosis. Of accidental gluten ingestion.
Picture the worst case of celiac disease you can imagine with bad symptoms and a seemingly endless quest for a diagnosis. Now imagine you’re ten years old and that worst case is you. That’s the story of 10-year-old Lillian Bordoni, whose positive attitude is helping her to recover from the worst case of Celiac Disease that Children’s Ho...
Right, it's not just cancer. Your symptom free days won't last forever. The damage from celiac will add up and cause more and more symptoms.
You are at an age where it is important to have good nutrition. Our bodies ability to absorb nutrients decline as we age. So you already have that plus celiac makes it much harder to absorb vitamins and minerals and fats also. That can cause numerous problems throughout the body, not just the gut. Our brains are made u...
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