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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

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I went gluten free in November and that wasn't too bad.  5 days ago I had to go dairy-free as well as I was getting sick from it.  Since then I am starving, I mean literally hungry every second to the point that my stomach hurts.  I can't sleep at night due to being so hungry.  I am making sure I get lots of protein and I eat very healthy.  I am trying to lose weight so I am on weight watchers and it was going fine until I cut out gluten and dairy.  What could be causing this extreme hunger?  I don't want to eat all the time or I'll gain weight. 

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Fat helps make you feel full and keeps you full.  Have some good fat (about a tbsp) with 3 meals a day.  It should also help provide energy if your body can break it down.  I do this and my weight is stable.  My weight is good!  Good fat defined:  butter, coconut oil, or olive oil.

 

Then too, sometimes I have days like that for unknown reasons when I am insatiably hungry.  Hang on through them, because it does pass.  I did feel more hungry during withdrawl.

 

Diana

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