Dangers Of Going Gluten-Free Just Because

Many restaurants have started to accommodate gluten-free (gf) requests for those with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. Currently, about one percent of the population has celiac disease, yet one in five Americans follow a gluten-free lifestyle, which has become a popular diet trend. Now, a new study published in BMJ found people without celiac disease who… Read more

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Could you be Celiac? Simple DNA test can let you know

The gluten-free diet seems to be the latest fad when it comes to dieting and healthy living – invite a group of friends to dinner and be sure that at least one of them will hold off one of your dishes because it’s not ‘free from’ something, probably gluten. The thing is, few people do suffer… Read more

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Celiac Disease: The Diagnosis and the Drama

If you’re suffering through stomach pains and digestive problems every day, you are not alone. Thousands of people live with digestive problems in the United States, and few feel comfortable enough to tell their doctors. Despite the discomfort, you should seek help in diagnosing the underlying cause. You could be suffering from celiac disease. The basics.… Read more

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Biggest Gluten Free Event to Hit Atlanta

It’s Like a Gluten-Free Disneyland DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Mark your calendars! The fourth annual Atlanta Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo will return to the Cobb Galleria Centre on May 20-21. The Expo, presented by Udi’s and Glutino, is ideal for those following a gluten or allergen-free diet, and will feature… Read more

Apple Days adds categories to pie-baking contest

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites is gearing up for its third annual Apple Days event Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Burnside Plantation, 1499 Schoenersville Road. New Apple Days baking contest categories include Kids Under 15 on Saturday at 11 a.m. and Gluten Free Apple Treats on Sunday at… Read more

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My struggle with gluten

The inspiration for today’s column came from an unlikely source: a study I read about hypocrites. In a paper written by Yale psychologist Jillian Jordan and her colleagues, it was argued that when we don’t practice what we preach, we mess up our signal to others about who we really are – and that’s why people… Read more

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The big talk around gluten — what it is, why it’s so important, and why some people can’t tolerate it

“Gluten” is an umbrella term used to denote the mix of storage protein compounds found in all species and hybrids of wheat and its related grains (barley, rye, etc). Not a single substance but rather a mixture of various kinds of protein, gluten is, simply put, the way these cereals store building materials for the future.… Read more

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Should You Screen For Celiac In People Without Symptoms?

If you don’t have any symptoms of celiac disease, there’s not enough evidence that screening is necessary, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes. Celiac disease is an inherited digestive disorder that affects the small intestine. Treatment involves following a gluten-free diet, which means avoiding food and drinks containing wheat, barley, and rye. Read: Celiac… Read more

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Israel to encourage production of gluten-free foods

Israel’s Health Ministry announced on Sunday the completion of a process which will reduce the prices of gluten-free foods. The proposal was put forward by a special inter-ministry committee headed by Health Ministry Deputy Head Professor Itamar Gruto and including representatives from the Health, Economy, and Finance Ministries, as well as from the National Insurance Institute.… Read more

Gut Bacteria May Determine Who Gets Celiac Disease

A new study has found that gluten, which is known to damage the small intestines of people suffering from celiac disease, could be metabolized by bacteria when gut enzymes fail to digest it. In the study published online in the journal Gastroenterology, researchers at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, found that mice with the presence of… Read more

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