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Celiac Disease

How to Read a Label When You Have Celiac Disease (Canada)

For the U.S. version of this article, click here. When you have celiac disease, you have to follow a gluten-free diet to stay healthy. But with gluten found in so many products on a store’s shelves, how do you know what is safe and what isn’t? The good news is, in Canada, there are regulations […]

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How to Read a Label if you Have Celiac Disease

The tricks to understanding package labels.

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Gluten-Free: Latest and Best Baking Secrets

So long, dried out desserts. Gluten-free baking unveils a new generation of exciting ingredients and techniques for pasty perfection.

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Gluten-Free Baking FAQs

Q: Why are my baked goods over-browning? A: If the oven isn’t running too hot, the ingredients may be the culprit. Because most gluten-free flours have more protein than all-purpose flour, they can brown more quickly. Similarly, some sweeteners, such as agave nectar, tend to hasten browning. If this happens, tent the item with aluminum foil near the end of baking […]

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Gluten-Free Athletics: What to Eat

Nutritionist Melissa McLean Jory emphasizes the importance of obtaining vitamins, minerals and antioxidants through a consistent diet filled with colorful fruits and vegetables. These micronutrients help speed recovery, reduce inflammation and boost vitality. But for a performance edge, balancing carbohydrates, fats and protein is also essential. Fast-acting fuel (simple sugars for quick energy needs) Dried […]

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Diet Secrets of Gluten-Free Athletes

Olympic swimming champ Dana Vollmer and other top competitors are powered to win – without gluten.

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Celiac Disease May Increase Hip Fracture Risk

A new study from Sweden has established a link between unmanaged celiac disease and the risk of suffering a hip fracture.

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New Blood Test Could Diagnose Celiac Disease

A new, non-invasive blood test under development could represent a huge step forward for celiac disease diagnosis.

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Your Brain on Gluten

The protein that plagues those with celiac disease can greatly impact brain function. The range of symptoms is huge: from fogginess and inattention to actual damage seen on scans.

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Celiac Slideshow: Foods Containing Gluten

Being diagnosed with celiac disease is a life-changing experience, but the transition into gluten-free living can be made easier by knowing where gluten tends to hide. Here are some common, and some not-so-common, sources of gluten in the diet.

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