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    I have a newfound interest in yoga - it's so peaceful and restorative. I also love swimming, board games, and wine with dinner. <br /><br />
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I am 23 years old and have just graduated from a dietetic internship. I was unofficially diagnosed with Celiac Disease last year post-surgery and have since discovered that food sensitivities and allergies of any kind are a weakness in the dietetics community. It is my goal to help change this.

I am a practicing dietitian. If anyone would like my professional or personal recommendations on resources, food, or just have general questions I am happy to give advice. However, it should be noted there are many on this board with more practical gluten/gluten-free experience than myself.

  1. Ah. Well the bright side is that fig bread is probably going to be OK for you. On the flip side, I don't know why you are having problems with digestion. You might follow up with a physician. There are medications such as Reglan that can help your stomach and intestines move a little faster and...
  2. To the best of my knowledge, I cannot think of a physiological response between sugar and fiber that would cause this. You are doing great with your fiber, that's awesome that you get so much. My ears pricked when you mentioned Pancreatin. I had to look it up on the internet as I haven't heard...
  3. I thought of a few more questions. You can put your answers on the post or a PM, or just use these to do your own research. You might already be aware of this, but just in case - do you drink plenty of fluids through the day? The high fiber foods that you eat, what kinds of foods are they? ...
  4. My first line of questioning would be are you used to consuming fiber, but I see you already thought of that. I just noted to my boyfriend that fruit allergies are becoming more and more common. First, can you eat plums? Second, what sort of preservatives are in this prunes and figs...