This interview is a sneak peek from the Summer 2014 edition of Allergic Living magazine. We’ve seen her acting chops in many roles – from the movie Crash to the TV shows Blue Bloods and the former Spin City. But now we’re getting to know Jennifer Esposito in close-up, as a member of the celiac […]
As of Aug. 5, 2014, packaged foods across the U.S. will have to comply with the new federal rules for labeling foods as “gluten-free”. The rules, set by the FDA last summer, require that any packaged food with a gluten-free claim must contain less than 20 parts per million (ppm) of gluten. After finalizing the […]
Steps to follow to ensure you’re getting enough nutrients on the gluten-free diet. Choose naturally gluten-free and nutritious foods such as lean meats, poultry, fish, eggs, nuts, seeds, legumes, fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low fat milk and milk products. Increase your intake of whole grains including amaranth, buckwheat, millet, oats, quinoa, sorghum, teff and rice (black, brown, […]
First, the good news: 64 percent of people with a family member who has celiac disease agreed to get tested for the condition – if that family member asked them to, according to a study conducted in 2012. Now, the not-so-good news: that means 36 percent wouldn’t get tested. “It’s not easy talking to your […]
Celiac disease was ultimately behind a buildup of calcium discovered in a young man’s brain, leading to years of medical problems
Renowned celiac expert Dr. Alessio Fasano speaks to Allergic Living about “setting the record straight” on celiac disease, gluten and the brain and more.