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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 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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hello,

I have been checking all of the posts about gluten free restaurants in vancouver and am very excited to check out "serenity natural foods deli/cafe." I am moving to Vancouver to go to the University of British Columbia for 2 months this summer and am wondering if anyone knows of a health food store near this area or in Vancouver. Somewhere to get pasta, flour, etc? I am a little nervous about the move and not knowing where to find anything gluten free. I am hoping that there will be something on campus! That would be a nice change! Any comments would be great please!!

Thax

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I am on the complete opposite side of the country! but I can try and help! I buy most of my stuff at Sobeys. Zares (sp?) also carries gluten-free stuff, but there isn't one here.

If you google "vancouver gluten free" a bunch of interesting things will come up.

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Here are a few:

Panne Rizo bakery

1939 Cornwall Ave, Vancouver

http://www.pannerizo.com/

Mountain Top Cafe and Bakery

North Vancouver

http://emountaintop.com/catalog/index.php

Whole Foods

West Vancouver

Park Royal Shopping Ctr

Village at Park Royal

925 Main St

West Vancouver, BC, Canada V7T 2Z3

604.678.0500

604.678.0501 fax

Store hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week

Choices Market

Many locations

http://www.choices-market.com/index.html

Capers Community Markets

Many locations

http://www.wildoats.com/app/cda/cda.html?pt=CapersHome

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Check out Liv n Well, River Road in Richmond, BC.

It's a gluten-free wholesaler based in Richmond.

You can buy gluten-free flour and gluten-free food, there in bulk (packaged and sealed, of course).

Bread mixes, soups, gluten-free bread crumbs, cookies, cake mixes, pasta mixes etc.

Also, in vancouver check out the 'Natural' foods section in our local Save-On-Foods stores...they have Gluten free Honey'd Cornflakes (excellent) and Amy's soups, cookies too.

Ciao'

Scotia.

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WOW! thank you so much everyone!!! that is a GREAT help!

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