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Laurie Harada

Laurie Harada: Food Allergy Advice

Executive Director of Food Allergy Canada
The Summer Job, with Food Allergies

So your allergic teen wants a job this summer. Here’s how to stay safe while making some money. It all went by so fast. One day, I was guiding my little boy as he learned to navigate the elementary school system with food allergies. The next, he was in high school, asserting his independence. While we had always encouraged Julian …

Celiac Blogs

Alice Bast

Alice Bast, Beyond Celiac

President and CEO of the Beyond Celiac organization
Open Up About Celiac Disease to See the Bigger Picture

Don’t allow a celiac diagnosis to leave you emotionally and socially boxed in. I stood 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighed all of 100 pounds. My teeth cracked under pressure, my hair fell out in clumps, and excruciating migraines and bouts of diarrhea kept me awake at night. To say I was suffering with poor health 25 years ago, in the time before …

Shelley Case, RD

The Celiac Expert

A Fresh Take on Ancient Grains

The term “ancient grains” has no official definition, but it’s quickly become a catchphrase among food manufacturers for cereal grains (seeds of grasses) and pseudograins (seeds of non-grass plants) that have remained unchanged for millennia. We enjoy them today just as Incan, Aztec and African civilizations have for thousands of years, with full nutrition intact. But …

Stories of the Month

Jack Yanover - That Bites

Young Filmmaker Brings Food Allergies to the Big Screen

By Jack Yanover

Determined to change the world for those of us with food allergies, teenage filmmaker Jack Yanover shares the story behind the making of That Bites!  — his big screen, documentary on food allergies.

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